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Kendall Hunter out with torn Achilles

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02:03 PM ET 11.27 | Kendall Hunter's 2012 season is likely over after reports on Tuesday revealed that the ankle injury he suffered during the San Francisco 49ers' win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday is more serious than initially believed. Hunter was carted off the field at the same time as Kyle Williams (torn ACL). Hunter's ankle appeared to be tweaked by Jonathan Vilma at the end of a run. Hunter will likely finish the season with 371 yards rushing and two touchdowns off 72 carries playing behind Frank Gore. With Hunter out, Brandon Jacobs and rookie LaMichael James will likely see more touches to close out the regular season and into the playoffs.

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November 27, 2012  03:24 PM ET

I wonder how much Vilma made on that hit?

November 27, 2012  04:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I wonder how much Vilma made on that hit?

Just a guess, $5,000.

November 27, 2012  04:58 PM ET

Ok Brandon, Show us what you got left!!!!

November 27, 2012  06:15 PM ET

Too bad for Hunter, he was having a nice season, but the 9ers run game might be better with the other two.

 
November 27, 2012  10:52 PM ET

At least they have some depth at the RB position.

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