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[October 31, 2017]  NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Thomas, Solomon

DT Solomon Thomas (MCL sprain) had to leave Sunday's game at Philadelphia with the injury. He is expected to miss at least two games, with the 49ers hopeful he could return following their bye in Week 11.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Mitchell, Earl

DT Earl Mitchell recorded his first sack as a 49er in Sunday's loss to Philadelphia. He now has 6.5 sacks in his career.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Jones, D.J.

DT D.J. Jones (knee) was unable to finish Sunday's game at Philadelphia. He almost surely will miss the Week 9 game against Arizona.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Nwachukwu, Noble

DT Noble Nwachukwu was re-signed to the 49ers' practice squad Monday. The undrafted rookie began the season on the practice squad, but was released on Oct. 11.

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NFL Note - * Free Agents Liggins, Jeremy

DT Jeremy Liggins was released by the 49ers on Monday. Liggins had been on the club's practice squad for three weeks.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Douzable, Leger

DE Leger Douzable recorded two sacks in Sunday's loss at Philadelphia. The sacks were his first as a 49er and brought his career total to 8.5.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Lynch, Aaron

DE Aaron Lynch (strained calf) missed Sunday's game at Philadelphia. the 49ers hope to get him back at practice this week.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Foster, Reuben

MLB Reuben Foster (bruised ribs/back spasms) sat out Sunday's game at Philadelphia after making the trip. The injuries are not considered serious, and the 49ers hope to have Foster back at practice this week.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Witherspoon, Ahkello

CB Ahkello Witherspoon has replaced CB Rashard Robinson as a starting cornerback, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan reported Monday. Witherspoon recorded his first NFL interception in Sunday's loss at Philadelphia. The rookie's 19-yard return set up a 49ers touchdown.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Williams, K'Waun

CB K'Waun Williams (strained quad) was inactive for Sunday's game at Philadelphia. The 49ers are hoping to get Williams back on the field for practice this week, making him a possibility for Sunday's game against Arizona.

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NFL Note - San Francisco 49ers Ward, Jimmie

FS Jimmie Ward (broken arm) suffered the injury in the first half of Sunday's game at Philadelphia. He is expected to be placed on injured reserve this week.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Anderson, C.J.

RB C.J. Anderson picked up 78 yards on 15 carries for Kansas City Monday.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Charles, Jamaal

RB Jamaal Charles had 39 yards on eight carries in his return to Arrowhead Stadium.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Morse, Mitch

C Mitch Morse returned to the starting lineup for the first time after missing five games with sprained foot. Zach Fulton, who was starting in his place, moved to fill in for RG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, who missed his fourth game with a sprained knee.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Fulton, Zach

OL Zach Fulton moved to fill in for RG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, who missed his fourth game with a sprained knee.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Kelce, Travis

TE Travis Kelce paced the Chiefs' offense, tallying 133 yards and a touchdown on seven catches.

His 83 receiving yards in the first quarter rank as the second most for a quarter in his career behind the 106 yards he posted against Denver in the first quarter of Week 16 last season.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Smith, Alex

QB Alex Smith delivered his most pedestrian performance of the season, finishing 14 of 31 for 202 yards and a score.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Booker, Devontae

RB Devontae Booker pulled Denver (3-4) within 20-13 thanks to a 6-yard touchdown run with 1:14 remaining in the third quarter.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Hunt, Kareem

RB Kareem Hunt finished with 46 yards rushing and 22 yards receiving, bringing an end to his NFL record of seven consecutive games with more 100 yards from scrimmage to start a career.

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NFL Note - Denver Broncos Ray, Shane

LB Shane Ray returned to the starting lineup after missing the team's first seven games with a wrist injury.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Ford, Dee

LB Dee Ford (back) and WR Albert Wilson (hamstring) both left the game early in the second half and did not return.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Wilson, Albert

WR Albert Wilson (hamstring) and LB Dee Ford (back) both left the game early in the second half and did not return.

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NFL Note - Kansas City Chiefs Butker, Harrison

PK Harrison Butker hit five field goals to help the Chiefs pull away in the second half. The rookie kicker has connected on 18 consecutive field-goal attempts.

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