49ers Brock Purdy suffers torn UCL in throwing elbow vs. Eagles expected to miss six months

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49ers Brock Purdy suffers torn UCL in throwing elbow vs. Eagles expected to miss six months

The fell to the in the NFC Championship Game, 31-7. It wasn't exactly the title game we were expecting, as the 49ers were completely derailed by quarterback injuries. suffered an on Archie Bradley Jersey the 49ers' first po se sion of the game, and then his backup, , suffered a concu sion in the third quarter. While Purdy returned to the game, he clearly was not the same.Purdy, who completed four pa ses for 23 yards in the lo s, suffered a torn UCL in his throwing elbow and is , CBS Sports NFL insider Jonathan Jones has confirmed.Purdy is getting second opinions about whether he needs surgery, . The 49ers are recommending surgery, per Adam Schefter, but no decision has Paul Goldschmidt Jersey been made yet.The initial hope is that he'll avoid having to undergo reconstructive surgery (also known as Tommy John surgery), . If that's the case, Tom Peli sero reports that he'll have surgery to repair the elbow and would be ready around the start of training camp this summer. After the game, Purdy described his elbow injury to reporters -- saying his arm was swollen in the forearm area near the elbow, and Madison Bumgarner Jersey that it was "extremely painful.""My arm just felt like it stretched out," Purdy said, . "Just felt like, really, a lot of just shocks all over from my elbow down to my wrist front and back. Just pain, really, all over." Brock Purdy is getting checked out on the sideline after being hit in the arm has the latest FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) Purdy had his arm hit by pa Shelby Miller Jersey s rusher while attempting a pa s, and fumbled away po se sion. While Purdy wasn't injured enough to be ruled "out," he attempted just two pa ses in the second half after returning to the game following Johnson's injury. "I'd Alex Avila Jersey been throwing after the hit occurred on the sideline just to see where I was at. But even in those throws it was painful," Purdy said. "So, I couldn't throw anything probably over 10 yards, 5 yards. So, that's why we just had some screens. It was really our only option when I went back in."
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