49ers’ Staley has orbital fracture; Cox might face self-discipline

  • San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley (74) stands on the sideline against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press



Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Related Press

San Francisco 49ers offensive deal with Joe Staley (74) stands on the sideline in opposition to the Dallas Cowboys throughout the second half of an NFL soccer sport in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photograph/Marcio Jose Sanchez) much less
San Francisco 49ers offensive deal with Joe Staley (74) stands on the sideline in opposition to the Dallas Cowboys throughout the second half of an NFL soccer sport in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP … extra


Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez, Related Press

49ers’ Staley has orbital fracture; Cox might face self-discipline


Left deal with Joe Staley has an orbital fracture, however his facial harm won’t require surgical procedure he discovered after he was examined at a Philadelphia hospital following the 49ers’ 33-10 loss to the Eagles on Sunday.

Staley, who stayed in a single day on the staff lodge, was on a flight this morning that included Chronicle colleague Ann Killion and had sun shades to cowl his swollen proper eye. Staley had a gash beneath his proper eye that didn’t require stitches. It was glued shut.

Staley was injured within the second quarter when he was leveled by defensive deal with Fletcher Cox throughout cornerback Jalen Mills’ 37-yard interception return for a landing. The NFL is reviewing the play to see if Cox will face self-discipline that would embrace a suspension, ESPN reported.

It’s not clear when Staley might return to motion. On Sunday, proper deal with Garry Gilliam, who was beginning for inactive Trent Brown (concussion), exited with a knee harm within the first half.

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