49ers inactives NFC Championship: Trent Williams to play vs. Rams

Deebo Samuel #19 and Trent Williams #71 of the San Francisco 49ers (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)
Deebo Samuel #19 and Trent Williams #71 of the San Francisco 49ers (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images) /

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The 49ers inactives could have included All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams, stating he would be out against the Rams in the NFC Championship, but he’ll end up playing.

The San Francisco 49ers have a relatively full clean slate of health for their highly anticipated NFC Championship game at SoFI Stadium against their old NFC West rivals, the Los Angeles Rams.

Except one player, first-team All-Pro left tackle Trent Williams, was officially listed as questionable for Sunday’s contest after suffering an ankle injury in last week’s divisional-round win over the Green Bay Packers.

Williams didn’t practice during the week, leading to some speculation he’d be unavailable against an LA pass rush that features EDGEs Von Miller and Leonard Floyd, part of a Los Angeles defense that boasted a whopping 50 sacks during the regular season.

Fortunately, with the news of 49ers inactives for the conference championship, it’s looking as if Williams will be a full-go.

Granted, there could be concerns about Williams being able to hold up, and he missed the last game these two teams faced off against each other, Week 18, with an elbow injury.

If Williams had to exit the game, Niners reserve tackles Colton McKivitz and Jaylon Moore would likely be called upon to fill the void.

49ers inactives vs. Rams for NFC Championship game

The 49ers inactives for Sunday’s conference championship against the Rams are as follows:

  • RB Jeff Wilson Jr.
  • WR Mohamed Sanu
  • QB Nate Sudfeld
  • DL Maurice Hurst
  • LB Marcell Harris
  • CB Deommodore Lenoir
  • OG Aaron Banks

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Wilson was also dealing with an ankle injury during the week, but San Francisco will likely be leaning heavily upon running back Elijah Mitchell and wide receiver Deebo Samuel to spark the ground game anyway.

As far as the 49ers inactives for this contest, though, the biggest takeaway is Williams’ presence.

The Niners and Rams kick off at 6:40 p.m. ET from SoFI Stadium with the winner advancing to Super Bowl LVI.

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