Carlos Hyde Battles through Foot Injury, Says He's 'Definitely' Ready for Seattle Seahawks

It looked a lot worse than it actually was.

Pierre Garçon took a second-half carry forward for a few steps, then the San Francisco 49ers running back paused and thought better of lowering his pad level and charging ahead like he normally does. Hyde immediately felt pain as he planted with his left foot. It was the very same injury that caused him to be limited in practice prior to Sunday's 25-20 win over the visiting Baltimore Ravens.

"I just put too much pressure on it, too much weight on it," the running back said after he carried the ball 21 times for 55 yards on Sunday. "It hurts when I put too much weight on it."

Hyde said the carry, a 4-yard loss, didn't cause more harm than what he experienced going into the game.

"It just shocked me how bad it hurt when I tried to put too much weight on it," he said. "I just went down."

Hyde's foot issue appears to be the only injury from the victory over the Ravens.

"The foot got a little sore there," coach Jim Tomsula said of his starting runner's condition. "That's nothing, no secret. We just decided to take it easy on him there and get the other guys some reps."

Other than Hyde's foot, Tomsula said Anquan Boldin felt tightness in his leg and safety Eric Reid had the wind knocked out of him in the second half.

The lack of injuries is especially important for San Francisco with a four-day turnaround before hosting a "Thursday Night Football" game against the Seattle Seahawks.

When asked if Hyde would be good to play in less than a week, the relentless runner didn't take long to answer.

"Oh yeah," he said. "Definitely. Division game, definitely."

Hyde has rushed 104 times for 430 yards (4.1 average) and three touchdowns in his first season as a starter. He's averaging 17.3 carries per game, too.

Against a stout Baltimore front-seven, Hyde had no issues with the run game taking a back seat to Colin Kaepernick's 340-passing yard, two-touchdown performance.

"We won today," Hyde said. "I'll do whatever I've got to do to help this team win."

When asked if the team can take momentum from having its four-game losing streak snapped, Hyde said it's all about how the 49ers respond against the Seahawks.

"If we can carry that momentum, it'll definitely help us," he said.

Hyde said his focus for the shortened week is to get as much treatment as possible.

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