NaVorro Bowman back by '14-15 start

Updated: January 21, 2014, 10:40 AM ET
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An MRI exam revealed that 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee in Sunday's NFC title game, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Bowman will have surgery to repair the ACL, but the MCL is expected to heal on its own, the source said, adding that Bowman is expected to be ready for the start of the 2014 season.

Bowman was injured during the fourth quarter of San Francisco's 23-17 loss to the Seahawks in Seattle when two players ...

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