San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Mario Manningham is inactive
for Sunday night’s game against the New England Patriots.
Manningham, whose 38-yard catch helped set up the New York
Giants decisive, last-minute touchdown in their 21-17 win over the
Patriots in last season’s Super Bowl, missed his second game with
an injured right shoulder. He signed a two-year contract with the
49ers in the offseason.
For the Patriots, tight end Rob Gronkowski was inactive for the
fourth game with a broken left forearm despite returning to
practice on Friday.
Also inactive for New England were safety Derrick Martin,
linebacker Tracy White, offensive lineman Marcus Zusevics and
defensive linemen Jake Bequette and Ron Brace.
Missing the game for San Francisco were linebacker Tavares
Gooden, safety Trenton Robinson, running back Jewel Hampton, guard
Joe Looney and nose tackle Ian Williams.
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