Carlos Hyde finished off a delightful spin move by diving into the end zone to give the San Francisco 49ers a 7-0 lead over the Minnesota Vikings in their NFL Monday Night Football game.
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Hyde rushed 12 times so far for 83 yards. Colin Kaepernick has so far thrown 9 of 14 passes for 78 yards without an interception for San Francisco.
At the same time though, experienced 49ers running back Reggie Bush was carted off to the locker room after picking up a left calf injury. He was questionable for a return, but the club is now confirming that he is done for this game.
Earlier the Vikings listed tackle Jeremiah Sirles, wide receiver Stefon Diggs and linebacker Edmond Robinson among the inactive players tonight for this game.
On the inactive list as well were quarterback Taylor Heinicke, tight end Chase Ford, who is still be bothered by a shoulder problem and defensive end Justin Trattou.
The club’s official website also confirmed that Gerald Hodges starts as middle linebacker and Andrew Sendejo will start alongside Harrison Smith at safety.
For the San Francisco 49ers, wide receiver DeAndrew White, running back Mike Davis and corner back Shareece Wright are among the inactive players tonight.
Meanwhile, former Australian rugby league player Jarryd Hayne makes his NFL regular season debut after he was listed on the final roster for the game.
Veteran running back Adrian Peterson makes his first appearance this season for the Vikings after missing the preseason activities.
49ers Inactives: WR DeAndrew White, RB Mike Davis, CB Shareece Wright, G Brandon Thomas, NT Mike Purcell, C Nick Easton, LB Corey Lemonier
Vikings Inactives: QB Taylor Heinicke, WR Stefon Diggs, LB Edmond Robinson, T Jeremiah Sirles, TE Chase Ford, DE Justin Trattou.