The San Francisco 49ers also lost one of their most important offensive players 

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after losing their season opener to the Chicago Bears.

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NFL source Ian Rapoport, the 49ers are likely to miss the race back for Elijah Mitchell".

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He suffered a knee injury during yesterday's game and was immediately declared out.

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Michelle is scheduled to get an MRI today to ascertain the severity of the damage.

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But it becomes very clear that he will not work for at least a few weeks.

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Mitchell took a 41-yard lead in just six carries against the Bears in a 19–10 loss to San Francisco.

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With a lead of 963 yards in just 11 games the previous year, he was their top runner.

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Elijah Mitchell will be remembered by the 49ers for the duration of his absence.

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