49ers activate WR/KR James (wrist) from injury list

The San Francisco 49 ers activated wide receiver and kick returner Richie James from the non-football injury list Thursday. James, who broke a bone in his right wrist during workouts before training camp, could be cleared in time for the Sept. 13 season opener against the visiting Arizona Cardinals. Last season, he returned 33 punts for 264 yards and 20 kickoffs…

The San Francisco 49ers activated wide receiver and kick returner Richie James

from the non-football injury list Thursday.

James, who broke a bone in his right wrist during workouts before trainingcamp, could be cleared in time for the Sept. 13 season opener against thevisiting Arizona Cardinals.

James, who turns 25 on Saturday, also spent time on the COVID-19 list earlierthis summer.

A seventh-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, James has gained 1,634 all-purposeyards in 29 games with the 49ers.

Last season, he returned 33 punts for 264 yards and 20 kickoffs for 428 yardsand added six receptions for 165 yards and one touchdown.

–Field Level Media

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