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49ers' Nick Zakelj: Placed on IR, out for season
Zakelj tore his biceps during Sunday's Week 10 win over Jacksonville and will require season-ending surgery, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Zakelj landed on IR on Wednesday due to the biceps injury, per Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston. All 18 of the second-year guard's snaps this season have come on special teams.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Nick Zakelj: San Francisco adds in sixth round
The 49ers selected Zakelj in the sixth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 187th overall.
Zakelj (6-foot-6, 320 pounds) played tackle at Fordham and has the height, weight and athleticism to stick there in the NFL. What he lacks is reach, because his 32.5-inch arms make him a liability as a one-on-one blocker on the edge. It wouldn't be surprising if he played guard instead at the NFL level, and his athleticism (5.13-second 40, 110-inch broad jump) gives him a shot to make the transition swimmingly.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-6, 316 lbs|
|Birthplace: Broadview Heights, OH|