San Francisco 49ers Depth Chart

San Francisco 49ers Depth Chart

NFC West
Stadium
Levi's Stadium
Head Coach
Kyle Shanahan
Offensive Coordinator
Kyle Shanahan
Defensive Coordinator
Robert Saleh
Special Teams Coach
Richard Hightower
Defensive Scheme
4-3
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Jimmy Garoppolo Needs To Clean Things Up

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo enters Week 7 against the Washington Redskins with seven turnovers through five games (five picks, two fumbles). While he draws a cake matchup against the one-win Skins, Garoppolo is just an upside QB2 facing a weak pass defense. To climb the ranks of fantasy relevance, Garoppolo needs to stop committing mistakes and opposing teams must force the Niners away from their dominant rushing attack. That probably wont happen in Week 7 with the 49ers heavy favorites. While the run-heavy game plan partially offsets the juicy matchup, Garoppolo could finish the week a top-15 quarterback.

yesterday
49ers Defense Licking Their Chops Against Redskins

The San Francisco 49ers Defense should continue their dominant run in Week 7 against the Washington Redskins. Entering the contest as the second-best defense by DVOA, the Niners should wreak havoc against quarterback Case Keenum and the woeful Skins. Operating as heavy favorites, the defense should steer Washington away from its stagnant run game and put constant pressure on an offensive line thats allowed 15 sacks. Facing one of the sloppier teams in the NFL, the 49ers make for a premium defensive unit this Sunday.

yesterday
Jeffery Wilson Could Regain Vulture Status

With San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert (knee) banged up, the biggest beneficiary could be Jeffery Wilson. The second-year back made fantasy noise earlier this season with four touchdown plunges on just 18 carries. Wilson could regain status as a red zone weapon if Mostert is unable to go in Week 7 against the Washington Redskins. While Wilson is not a recommended start if Mostert sits, he could be a keen late-week roster addition in case he starts vulturing scores again.

yesterday
Deebo Samuel Ruled Out For Week 7

San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver Deebo Samuel (groin) has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Redskins. Samuel has been a little-used receiver in his rookie season in a run-first offense, so he belongs on the waiver wire in the majority of leagues. His absence is good news for both Marquise Goodwin and Dante Pettis, but the Niners probably won't have to rely on the passing game all that much against a poor Redskins team all around.

20 hours ago
Marquise Goodwin Too Risky Against Hopeless Redskins

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin should see a bump in usage with Deebo Samuel (groin) ruled out in Week 7 against the Washington Redskins. Goodwin leads all Niner wideouts in snaps but has surpassed 45 receiving yards just once this season. With the team heavy favorites and the Redskins pass defense inept at handling shorter routes, Goodwins skillset could be marginalized. Expect the Niners to keep pounding the rock on the ground and tight end George Kittle to continue dominating targets. Goodwin needs just one big play to return fantasy value but hes a low-floor WR4. Receivers Kendrick Bourne and Richie James Jr. will likely share snaps voided by Samuel.

19 hours ago