ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that 49ers RB Elijah Mitchell (ribs) and WR Deebo Samuel (calf) are expected to play vs. the Cardinals today. "But team also uncertain how long each player will be able to go, and is hoping there are no setbacks," Schefter adds. Both guys obviously come with elevated risk in Week 9 fantasy lineups. RB Jeff Wilson is also expected to make his 2021 debut today, adding some more downside to Mitchell.
49ers RB Elijah Mitchell (knee) is active for today’s game vs. the Texans. It’ll be his first action since Week 13. A healthy Mitchell has been a workhorse this season, though. And HC Kyle Shanahan said Friday that they’ll “play Elijah as much as he can handle.” Check where Mitchell sits in the Week 17 RB Rankings.
49ers RB Elijah Mitchell (knee) is expected to play vs. the Texans today, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Mitchell has been out since Week 13 with a concussion and knee swelling but got in 3 limited practices this week. HC Kyle Shanahan said Friday that he'll "play Elijah as much as he can handle," while adding that he'll monitor that knee. He's not the safest fantasy play today but has 20-carry upside.
49ers RB Elijah Mitchell (knee) was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable for this weekend’s game vs. the Texans. HC Kyle Shanahan sure made it sound like Mitchell will play, though. "We’ll play Elijah as much as he can handle, so that’s about watching him, watching how his legs work, communicating with him," Shanahan said Friday. Mitchell has averaged 18.3 carries across his 9 outings this season and could reach that number on Sunday if that knee holds up.
49ers RB Elijah Mitchell (knee) remained limited on Thursday. His status for this weekend's game vs. Houston is still uncertain. Check back tomorrow for another update.
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