49ers’ Will Tukuafu leaves game with gruesome leg injury (Photo)

Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco 49ers fullback Will Tukuafu suffered a pretty gruesome leg injury in their playoff game Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. His leg gets caught under his tackler and bends at an awkward angle. It is unclear whether it is the ankle or knee.

It certainly looks like it was broken, but he walked off under his own power suggesting that maybe it is just a severe sprain. Could be a torn ligament in the knee as well.


For the 49ers it presents some depth issues.


Warning, it is pretty disturbing:

Or the reverse angle:

Topics: San Francisco 49ers, Will Tukuafu

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