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New Injury Update For 49ers Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo

Jimmy Garoppolo calling an audible.

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 24: Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers signalsto his team during their NFL game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Levi's Stadium on December 24, 2017 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images)

Jimmy Garoppolo left Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with an apparent injury to his knee. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback had to be carted off of the field and it looked to be pretty serious.

Garoppolo, who signed a big extension with the 49ers this offseason, was feared to have suffered a torn ACL, the team admitted after its loss to the Chiefs.

The young quarterback underwent an MRI on his knee this morning. Unfortunately, the team's fears have come true.

Garoppolo has a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the 2018 NFL season.

ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter first reported the news.

"MRI showed what 49ers feared: Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL and his season is over, per source," he reports.

This is a brutal blow to Garoppolo and the 49ers' team. San Francisco entered the 2018 season with high expectations, coming off a promising end to the 2017 season. Here's video of the play in which Garoppolo injured his knee. It's pretty tough to watch.

The 49ers will now need to go out and get another quarterback, as they only had two on their roster. San Francisco will likely be pursuing a backup quarterback and not someone to replace Garoppolo.

San Francisco should officially announce the injury news for Garoppolo sometime later today. Stay tuned.