During a red-zone portion of the last training camp practice Thursday morning, Anderson was blocking for
Anderson was on the ground, visibly in pain.
“It’s just awful,” quarterback
Anderson was carted off the field and carried into the building. Riding off the field, he pounded the cart with his fist in frustration. He did not return to practice. Head Coach John Fox said after the session that it was an injury to his right knee.
“We’ll get to see how bad the (injury) is as far as MRI and those types of tests,” Fox said. “It’s a kick in the gut any time you see a player go down. It’s no different this time.”
Anderson had been turning heads with his performance so far in camp and posted a game-high in rushing yards in San Francisco. He ran for 69 yards, more than the entire 49ers rushing attack, on 15 carries and broke 17-yard run in the third quarter.
After injuring his knee Thursday, his teammates voiced their support.
“It’s tough,” fellow running back
“But it hurts the room, it hurts to see one of your guys go down.”