BOSTON (CBS) – San Francisco 49ers quarterback and former Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo left Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs with what the team fears is a serious knee injury.
Tom Brady’s former understudy was scrambling trying to reach the first down marker in the fourth quarter.READ MORE: Kyle Van Noy Hosts Christmas Party For Foster Children In Need
Garoppolo took a big hit up high, but the damage appeared to be a non-contact injury before he took the hit. He left the field on a cart.READ MORE: 'Get Vaccinated And Get Boosted': Gov. Baker Pushes COVID Shots In Brockton
Head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters after the game the team fears Garoppolo tore his ACL.MORE NEWS: Car Involved In Holbrook Crash Was Stolen From Amazon Driver, Police Say
Trainers were looking at his left leg on the sidelines before Garoppolo left the field.