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49ers HC Kyle Shanahan said Monday that WR Deebo Samuel will be out "a while" with his latest hamstring injury. With just 2 weeks left in most fantasy seasons, he can be dropped from rosters. WR Brandon Aiyuk is set up to dominate targets the rest of the way. In 4 games without Samuel and TE George Kittle (including last week when Samuel played 1 snap), Aiyuk has caught 24 of 41 targets.

Niners LB Fred Warner left Sunday's loss to Washington in the 3rd quarter. He passed a concussion check, but HC Kyle Shanahan said after the game that Warner sustained a stinger in the neck-shoulder area. We'll see whether that threatens Warner's Week 15 availability.

49ers HC Kyle Shanahan admitted after Sunday's loss to Washington that WR Deebo Samuel's hamstring injury "didn't look good." ESPN's Nick Wagoner tweeted that there's a "real chance" Samuel misses the rest of the season -- although that seems more like speculation than a report. We should get an update on Samuel's status tomorrow. WR Brandon Aiyuk dominated targets in his absence vs. Washington, turning 16 targets into 10 catches for 119 yards.

49ers WR Deebo Samuel injured his hamstring on the 1st drive of Sunday's game against Washington. He's officially questionable to return. Stay tuned for updates.

Niners CB Emmanuel Moseley (hamstring) is questionable for Monday night's game against the Bills. We'll confirm his status when those inactives come out, but the situation probably doesn't make him worth waiting for and trusting in your IDP lineup.

49ers WR Brandon Aiyuk has been activated from the COVID list. That puts him in line to return for Monday night's game against the Bills. San Francisco has had Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel together for only 4 games this season. Samuel has out-targeted Aiyuk 22 to 21 in those contests.

Niners LB Dre Greenlaw (illness) is active for today's game against the Rams. Use him as you normally would in IDP leagues.

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49ers WR Brandon Aiyuk (COVID) is out for today’s game against the Rams. Deebo Samuel, Richie James and Kendrick Bourne should operate as San Francisco’s top 3 WRs.

49ers RBs Raheem Mostert (ankle) and Jeff Wilson (ankle) are active for today’s game against the Rams. Mostert has been San Francisco’s lead back when healthy this season, so consider him a risk/reward RB2 in his 1st game back vs. Los Angeles’ 10th-ranked RB defense.

ESPN's Adam Schefter lists 49ers RBs Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson among the "players returning to play this week." There's no specific report from Schefty on the 'Niners backfield, but we assume Mostert and Wilson will be active for today's game against the Rams. They should join Jerick McKinnon and JaMycal Hasty in the backfield. Mostert has been the lead back here when healthy and is the best Week 12 fantasy play.

Updating a previous report, 49ers WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring) has been cleared and isn't listed on the final injury report. He'll return for Sunday's game against the Rams, likely joining Richie James and Kendrick Bourne as San Francisco's top 3 WRs.

As of Friday evening, 49ers WR Brandon Aiyuk remains on the COVID list. HC Kyle Shananah said he hasn't heard any updates on Aiyuk's chances of getting cleared in time for Sunday's game against the Rams. San Francisco promoted WR Jordan Matthews from the practice squad, so the team is obviously preparing to be without Aiyuk. He should be on fantasy benches for now.

Niners LB Dre Greenlaw is questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams. Greenlaw missed practice Thursday and Friday with an illness. We'll check his status Sunday.

49ers HC Kyle Shanahan said Friday that RBs Raheem Mostert (ankle) and Jeff Wilson (ankle) will be activated for Week 12 but listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams. The fact that they're being placed on the active roster makes us think they'll play, but we'll look for further updates. RB Tevin Coleman (knee) has been ruled out for Week 12.

Niners WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams. Samuel has been out since Week 7 with a hamstring injury and will face a tough defense even if active. Try to avoid Samuel in your fantasy football lineup even if he's active. We'll update his status Sunday afternoon.

49ers WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring) was limited in Wednesday's practice. It's a bit disappointing that he's still not back to 100% coming off the bye, but Samuel at least has a shot to play against the Rams this weekend. We'll see what he's able to do the next 2 days.

The 49ers have designated RB Raheem Mostert (ankle) and Jeff Wilson Jr. (ankle) to return from IR. That makes each player eligible to practice this week. We'll see whether either or both are ready to play. The Niners have 3 weeks to decide whether to activate them. HC Kyle Shanahan said before the Week 11 bye that he hoped to get Mostert back onto the field for Week 12. We'll be interested in Mostert as a potential backfield leader if he's ready to go. Wilson would likely be more of a reserve in San Francisco's crowded backfield. Tevin Coleman (knee) -- who didn't land on IR -- will also bear watching through the practice week.

49ers WR Brandon Aiyuk has been placed back on the COVID list. San Francisco has a Week 11 bye, but we'll see if the rookie is cleared in time for next week's game vs. the Rams.

49ers RB JaMycal Hasty broke his collarbone in Sunday's loss to the Saints, HC Kyle Shanahan said. Hasty will be out for a while and can be dropped from fantasy rosters. Shanny said that he thinks RBs Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman will be back after the Week 11 bye. Both of those guys are worth stashing if they're available in your league.

49ers WR Deebo Samuel (hamstring) remains out for Sunday’s game against the Saints. WR Kendrick Bourne is expected to be activated from the COVID list in time to play and figures to join Brandon Aiyuk in the starting lineup. We’ll see how big a role WR Richie James plays after his breakout Week 9.

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