#49ers Bowman just said on SportsCenter that he should be ready “about the middle of the season.” In step with team’s timeline.
NaVorro Bowman said doctors told him he is ahead of schedule in his rehab and that the 49ers are "excited" by his progress.
ESPN.com "NaVorro Bowman is happy that the NFL has tweaked its rule on whether a loose-ball recovery is reviewable. Bowman suffered a serious knee injury in January while attempting to recover a fumble during the San Francisco 49ers' loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game. Although..." April 02
Sacramento Bee "Recent footage of NaVorro Bowman's rehabilitation from a torn ACL shows the 49ers' inside linebacker hard at work in the early stages of his recovery. Is it possible he can return in time for the first game of the season? "I wouldn't count NaVorro Bowman out of anything," Jim Harbaugh said..." February 20
Pro Football Talk "49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee while trying to keep the Seahawks out of the end zone in the second half of the NFC Championship Game, injuries that will leave him with a lot of rehab before he’s ready to get back on the field for the 2014 season. One big..." February 04
San Francisco Gate "NaVorro Bowman was widely viewed as a Defensive Player of the Year contender, but his candidacy clearly didn’t resonate among those who actually vote for the award. The 49ers inside linebacker did not receive a vote, while Carolina middle linebacker Luke Kuechly won the award which was..." February 02
ESPN.com "Jim Harbaugh has no doubt star inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman will regain his top-notch ability following rehab from a torn ACL in his left knee. But the San Francisco 49ers coach has no idea when Bowman will return. Harbaugh said Tuesday that Bowman, one of the most dominant defensive..." January 22
Pro Football Talk "After Sunday night’s loss to the Seahawks, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said that the preliminary assessment of linebacker NaVorro Bowman’s knee injury revealed a suspected ACL injury. Per a league source, the team fears both an ACL and MCL injury. An MRI, which has not yet been conducted, will..." January 20
Jim Harbaugh said preliminary exam shows ACL injury for NaVorro Bowman.
San Francisco Chronicle "There were holes all over the defense missing stars missing pieces. And NaVorro Bowman played like a man trying to fill all the holes. “The way he led on defense was outstanding” Jim Harbaugh said. The 49ers a team that suffered few injuries on their way to the Super Bowl last season have..." September 27