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Tagged: Jerick McKinnon (37 Results)

May
29

Coleman the favorite for early touches in San Francisco

With San Francisco running back JERICK MCKINNON still recovering from ACL surgery, new running back TEVIN COLEMAN is expected to get the most touches out of the 49ers backfield. MATT BREIDA and RAHEEM MOSTERT are also options, but they have been unable to participate in OTAs thus far.

Source: NBC Sports Bay Area

Around the NFL: 49ers backfield

The 49ers have a crowded backfield: the guy they signed last year, the guy they signed this year, and their most effective back last season. Question is which if any of those players -- Jerick McKinnon, Tevin Coleman, Matt Breida -- will emerge as the main running back.   more »

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May
20

Breida to have role in crowded backfield

San Francisco running back MATT BREIDA thinks he can do even better in 2019 than he did during a breakout season last year. It sounds like Breida will have the chance,More despite the presence of JERICK MCKINNON and TEVIN COLEMAN. McKinnon is recovering from a torn ACL and Coleman was added via free agency in the offseason. Head coach Kyle Shanahan says that three capable ballcarriers is a luxury, not a problem. Shanahan apparently does not play fantasy football. Less

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Around the NFL: Tevin Coleman

At the league meetings in Arizona, Kyle Shanahan says that he thinks Tevin Coleman will be his back-of-choice in goal-line situations. That might seem odd, since Shanahan didn’t use Coleman much in those situations when they were together in Atlanta.  more »

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Around the NFL: 49ers add Coleman

The 49ers are bringing in Tevin Coleman, and I’ll sign off on that signing. He looks like a great fit for that offense.  more »

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Mar
14

Coleman joins crowded backfield in San Francisco

The San Francisco 49ers agreed to contract terms with free agent running back TEVIN COLEMAN on Wednesday. Coleman, 25, is coming off a season in which he had career-highs in rushingMore yards and yards per carry. He will join running backs JERICK MCKINNON and MATT BREIDA in the 49ers backfield heading into the 2019 season. Less

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Feb
28

McKinnon expected to start for 49ers

San Francisco running back JERICK MCKINNON suffered a torn ACL before the start of last season and did not play a down for the 49ers. Heading into this season, head coachMore Kyle Shanahan says that McKinnon will be the team’s lead back. With McKinnon out last year, the 49ers relied on MATT BREIDA and ALFRED MORRIS. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jan
24

Niners hopeful Garoppolo ready for OTAs

San Francisco GM John Lynch said that the team is hopeful that quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO will be ready to take part in OTAs, as he works to recover from a season-endingMore ACL injury suffered in Week 3. Garoppolo and running back JERICK MCKINNON are said to be competing in rehab to out-recover one another. McKinnon tore his ACL just prior to the start of last season. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jan
23

Garoppolo, McKinnon playing catch

San Francisco quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO was on the practice field recently, throwing passes to running back JERICK MCKINNON. Both players are recovering from ACL tears, with the hope of returning as full participants once the offseason program begins.

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: September 6 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff put finishing touches on the 2018 preseason, then preview tonight's Falcons-Eagles season opener. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly.  more »

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Sep
5

Morris, Breida expected to share workload

With JERICK MCKINNON out for the season, fellow running backs ALFRED MORRIS and MATT BREIDA are expected to share backfield duties for San Francisco in their season opener against Minnesota onMore Sunday. It is likely that Morris will see more carries on early downs while Breida’s skillset makes him the more likely option on passing downs. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: McKinnon out for season

A couple of weeks ago, with Jerick McKinnon and Matt Breida nursing injuries, Alfred Morris came out of free agency and turned in a strong rushing performance against the Colts: 17 carries, 84 yards. Impressive enough that we thought he'd probably start for his old boss Kyle Shanahan. That looks even more likely tonight, with McKinnon now out for the season.   more »

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Around the NFL: Alfred Morris

Beat reporters are closer to the team than the average fans. Big media sites have more staffers sifting through Tweets and whatnot. But I think people underestimate the importance of things that actually happen, and it seems to be occurring with Alfred Morris.   more »

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Aug
18

McKinnon to miss remainder of preseason

San Francisco GM John Lynch confirmed that 49ers running back JERICK MCKINNON will not play the remainder of the preseason. McKinnon suffered a right calf strain in Sunday’s practice. Fortunately, it sounds like the team expects him to be ready for the regular season opener on September 9th at Minnesota.

Source: ESPN.com

Around the NFL: 49ers sign Alfred Morris

I am an Alfred Morris fan. He made us look good back in 2012. He was just a sixth-round pick, but he worked his way up the depth chart in August. I remember a home game with the Colts, when they trotted him out with the first-unit offense and he really nailed down the starting job. We jacked him way up on our board, all of our subscribers drafted him, and he delivered big time, running for 1,613 yards and 13 TDs.  more »

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