=== Report: Niners' Manningham has season-ending knee injury ===
(Sports Network) - The San Francisco 49ers will apparently be without one of
their top pass-catchers for the remainder of the season, with multiple reports
stating on Monday that wide receiver Mario Manningham sustained a significant
knee injury during the team's Week 16 loss at Seattle.
According to NFL.com, Manningham tore both the ACL and PCL in his left knee
after being tackled by Seattle linebacker Leroy Hill in Sunday's 42-13 setback
to the Seahawks. The offseason acquisition will require surgery that will keep
him out of San Francisco's regular-season finale as well as the entire
In his first season with the 49ers, the fifth-year wideout started 10 of the
12 games he played in and recorded 42 catches for 449 yards and one touchdown.
Having already qualified for the postseason, San Francisco can wrap up its
second consecutive NFC West title with a victory over Arizona this Sunday.
12/25 01:14:58 ET