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49ers Get Encouraging Injury News After Wild Card Win

A closeup of a 49ers football helmet. Kyle Shanahan revealed his starter between Jimmy Garoppolo and Nick Mullens ahead of Week 3.

SANTA CLARA, CA - AUGUST 30: A San Francisco 49ers helmet on the sidelines during their preseason game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Levi's Stadium on August 30, 2018 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The San Francisco 49ers may have gotten the win on Sunday, but they lost a couple of major components to their success in the process. Both Fred Warner and Nick Bosa left the game early with injuries. However, there's a chance both could be back for next week.

When asked about Warner's ankle injury, Niners head coach Kyle Shanahan was hopeful.

“I think it’s similar to what he did earlier in the year when he had one,” Shanahan said, via “We’re not sure yet. He’s got a chance.”

The All-Pro linebacker will undergo further testing on Monday and isn't being ruled out just yet. As for Nick Bosa, the pass rushing phenom will need to clear the NFL's concussion protocol in order to get back on the field for Saturday's playoff game in Green Bay.

But fellow defensive lineman Arik Armstead told, that he thinks it's “not too serious.”

Even without their Pro Bowl defensive duo, the 49ers were able to stave off the Cowboys to secure a 23-17 road playoff win. San Fran's defense held Dak Prescott and Co. in check, and the offense ran the ball down Dallas' throats.