Harbaugh on Staley: 'I think we're going to dodge a bullet'

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Harbaugh on Staley: 'I think we're going to dodge a bullet'
September 26, 2013, 10:00 pm
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Joe Staley was a Pro Bowler in 2011 and 2012 and is considered one of the top left tackles in the NFL. (AP)

ST. LOUIS -- Left tackle Joe Staley, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, appears to be fine after X-rays were negative on a right ankle injury he sustained late in the 49ers' 35-11 victory over the St. Louis Rams.

"I think were going to dodge a bullet there," 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said of Staley. "He's going to walk that one off."

The injury occurred on a LaMichael James rush with less than two minutes remaining and the 49ers leading 35-11. With Staley in obvious pain, many of his teammates gathered around him while the team's medical staff examined him. He declined to be taken off the field on a cart. After he emerged from undergoing an X-ray, Staley reported there was no break.

Staley took to Twitter to ease any concern: 

 

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