John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan met with reporters on Wednesday to preview what's ahead for the San Francisco 49ers in 2018. Lynch began the presser with an injury update, listing the players who won't be practicing at the start of training camp.
The overall disclaimer is that most of the injuries aren't serious. Lynch expects every name outside of Kentavius Street to be back in short order.
Here's the list Lynch provided. The notable omissions are Richard Sherman (Achilles) and safety Chanceller James (knee).
1. Jonathan Cooper (knee); active/PUP
Cooper missed the entire offseason program with a knee injury. Lynch wants to give him a few extra days of conditioning with Ray Wright. Cooper should be back soon and immediately enter the competition to start at right guard.
2. Trent Taylor (back); active/PUP
It's a similar situation with Taylor, who has completed his rehab from offseason back surgery. He will get a few days of individual work in on the side before rejoining the team.
3. Dekoda Watson (calf); active/PUP
Watson injured his calf during the final practice of minicamp. It's still lingering a bit, but Lynch didn't seem too concerned that it would keep him out long.
4. Malcolm Smith (lower leg); NFI
This one was the biggest surprise. Smith came to the 49ers with something about a week ago. Again, Lynch didn't seem worried and suggested that Smith should return within a few days.
5. Marcell Harris (Achilles); NFI
Harris has cleared through rehab stages following a torn Achilles suffered during his final year at Florida. He'll get some extra conditioning work before making his practice debut.
6. Kentavius Street (knee); NFI
Street is the one exception of this list. He suffered a torn ACL during the pre-draft process and is expected to be red-shirted in 2018.