49ers injury report: Moody returns to full practice field

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49ers injury report: Moody returns to full practice field
October 24, 2013, 10:00 am
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Nick Moody was selected in the sixth round, with the 180th overall pick in this year's NFL Draft. (USATSI)

Editor’s note: Read Insider Matt Maiocco’s reports from the UK all week long as the 49ers gear up for their Week 8 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London 

HERTFORDSHIRE, England -- Rookie linebacker Nick Moody has been cleared to return to practice after spending six weeks on the sideline with a broken right hand.

Moody, who sustained the injury after being injured on special teams in the season opener against the Green Bay Packers, was placed on injured reserve designated for return. He does not count against the 49ers’ 53-man roster limit, so the club would have to clear space to activate him.

The 49ers practiced with 64 players on Wednesday. Rookie receiver Quinton Patton (fractured right foot) is the only player on the 49ers’ roster who did not practice.

The 49ers traveled to London with their eight-player practice squad. Moody, receiver Mario Manningham, defensive lineman Tank Carradine and cornerback Eric Wright have been cleared to practice while remaining on reserve lists. None of those players is expected to be active for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Defensive linemen Justin Smith (shoulder), Ray McDonald (biceps) and Glenn Dorsey (hamstring) all returned to practice, as well as receiver Jon Baldwin, who is sat out Wednesday with an illness.

For the Jaguars, wide receiver Justin Blackmon, who sat out Wednesday’s practice with a hamstring strain, went through limited practice.

49ers Practice Report
Thursday
Out (definitely will not play)
WR Quinton Patton (foot)
Limited Participation in Practice
WR Jon Baldwin (illness), G Alex Boone (shoulder), T Anthony Davis (shoulder), DT Glenn Dorsey (hamstring), DT Ray McDonald (biceps), CB Carlos Rogers (knee), DT Justin Smith (shoulder)

Jaguars Practice Report
Thursday
Did not participate in practice
DT Roy Miller (shoulder)
Limited Participation in Practice
DE Jason Babin (not injury related), DE Andre Branch (knee), WR Stephen Burton (concussion), S Johnathan Cyprien (calf), QB Blaine Gabbert (hamstring), C Brad Meester (not injury related), DE Jeremy Mincey (concussion), WR Ace Sanders (concussion)

 

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