Schefter: 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo (foot) could return for playoffs

Sources: Doctors concluded today that 49ers' QB Jimmy Garoppolo does not need foot surgery, it is not a Lisfranc injury, and if rehab goes smoothly, he could have a chance to return in 7-8 weeks, making him a potential playoff contributor.

Related players: Brock Purdy, Josh Johnson

Fantasy Impact: 

Seven weeks from Sunday's game would put Jimmy G possibly back on the field Jan. 22, which would be the second round of the playoffs assuming the 49ers make it and win in the opening round. While they can depend on their great defense, Purdy or Johnson will have to do enough on offense to get the Niners to that point.

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