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The San Francisco 49ers rookie defensive end Nick Bosa hit the showers early after suffering an injured hamstring according to multiple reports. OTA’s are a difficult time of year for coaching staffs, as they are trying to find a balance of getting ready for the season start-up and gradually getting the team into “football shape” . Players workout on their own during the offseason, but there is a significant difference between being in shape from offseason workouts and being in “football shape” from team activities.
Nick Bosa was clutching his right hamstring following a pass rush drill. He appears to be done for the rest of practice. We’ll have updates on who practiced, who didn’t later this afternoon. #49ers
— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) May 21, 2019
The injury occurred during a team drill where Bosa came up “clutching his hamstring” according to the Athletic’s Matt Barrows.
Injuries are always unfortunate for players, but it appears it’s just another roadblock in the way of Bosa’s early career. He’s suffered a multitude of injuries dating back to his time in high school, following him during his time at Ohio State. His high school career was cut short from a ACL injury, and it didn’t stop there. At Ohio State he only played three games in his final year of college, due to a groin and abdominal injury.
There’s no question, when Bosa’s healthy and on the field he’s one of the best players out there. Although, keeping him on the field has been the concern. When healthy in his first two seasons at Ohio State, he totalled 63 tackles, 23 sacks, 2 passes defended and 1 forced fumble.
With the 49ers spending tremendous draft capital on the high profiled defensive end, the pressure that comes with it is astronomical. He’s going to be held to a high regard, after being the second player taken off the board. When picking second in the draft, teams look for players with an immense upside who can stack together pro-bowls and all-pro seasons. Bosa certainly has the capability to do so, if he can stay off the injury report.
Bosa has some NFL blood lines in his family, as his brother Joey was selected by the San Diego Chargers in 2016 with the third overall pick. Also, his father John Bosa was a former first-round pick, who experienced a three-year stint in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins.
When it’s all said and done, Bosa has no zero off the field issues, and doesn’t lack the ability to play defensive end whatsoever. If he and the 49ers can find a way to keep him healthy for a full season, there’s no reason he can’t be a star in the making and emerge as one of the better rushers coming off the edge.
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