San Francisco 49ers
  • 5'9"
  • 205
  • 27
  • 6 years
  • Georgia Southern
  • 2014 R3 O, None
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2014 MIN 11 154 113 538 4.8 0 0 41 27 135 0 673 0 0 2 0
2015 MIN 16 81 52 271 5.2 2 0 29 21 173 1 444 3 0 0 2
2016 MIN 15 213 159 539 3.4 2 0 53 43 255 2 794 4 0 1 3
2017 MIN 16 218 150 570 3.8 3 2 68 51 421 2 991 5 0 3 4
  Avg 15 167 119 480 4.3 2 1 48 36 246 1 726 4 0 2 2

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 6/12/2019 2:15pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) hopefully will be a full participant when training camp begins, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon will be competing with Tevin Coleman, Matt Breida and Raheem Mostert for playing time during training camp, so fantasy owners will need to monitor the situation. He will have fantasy value in all leagues if he has a solid offensive role.

  • Posted: 5/25/2019 2:44pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) is not participating in offseason workouts but is expected to be available for the start of training camp.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon will be competing with several other running back for playing time this upcoming season. Fantasy players will need to keep an eye on him during camp to see what role he will receive. He should have fantasy value in 2019 but may not be a weekly starting option.

  • Posted: 5/16/2019 9:34am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida said Wednesday, May 15, the team could feature a three-man running back rotation also involving Jerick McKinnon and Tevin Coleman. 'They've talked to us about it,' Breida said. 'They've said, 'Hey, we're going to use all you guys.' All three of us are going to be used a lot. I don't want to give away any secrets, but we're all going to be used in the offense.' It's still too early/unclear how snaps will be divided.

    Huddle Up: There are ample fantasy points to be found with Kyle Shanahan running backs, but the current three-pronged outlook doesn't bode well for fantasy GMs at the moment. Hopefully you'll have ample time before your drafts to see if the picture takes on some clarity.

  • Posted: 4/5/2019 11:11am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RBs Tevin Coleman Jerick McKinnon, Matt Breida, Jeffery Wilson and Raheem Mostert will ultimately decide who plays and how much each one plays, according to comments made by head coach Kyle Shanahan on the Adam Schefter podcast recently. 'Everyone keeps asking me that like I'm in charge of that or something,' Shanahan said with a laugh. 'It's up to the players. They will define their roles. That's kind of what's unique about this.'

    Huddle Up: The common assumption since Coleman signed in March was that he would probably handle more carries than anyone else in this backfield in 2019, but it could easily be argued Breida was more impressive in 2018 than Coleman was at any point during his time with Shanahan in Atlanta. It is shaping up to be an unpredictable backfield, although McKinnon's role as the pass-catching back - assuming he is recovered from his ACL injury - would seem to be the most secure.

  • Posted: 3/25/2019 9:04am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) will remain on the roster past April 1 and 'fits' into the team's plan for the 2019 season, according to general manager John Lynch.

    Huddle Up: This should not come as a surprise despite McKinnon's ACL injury last summer given how much the team invested in him in free agency, as the goal was always to use him as a unique weapon in the passing game. That has not changed despite the emergence of Matt Breida and the addition of Tevin Coleman. McKinnon could still have some low-end RB2 appeal in PPR leagues, although owners may be frustrated with San Francisco's usage of its running backs from time to time in 2019.

  • Posted: 3/16/2019 4:12pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Tevin Coleman is expected to lead what could be a group of four active running backs on game days this season. Coleman and fellow RBs Jerick McKinnon, Matt Breida and Raheem Mostert would comprise the foursome.

    Huddle Up: It's an admirable group, but this could be a nuisance for fantasy purposes. Coleman is the running back to own in San Francisco, but McKinnon and company really limit his ceiling. Both Coleman and McKinnon still possess PPR RB2 upside.

  • Posted: 2/27/2019 11:46am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) is on schedule in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament last year and is expected to be the No. 1 running back for the 49ers this season, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon is a playmaker and a PPR RB1 candidate at his best, but Matt Breida is an underrated fantasy football running back. He totaled over 1,000 yards and five touchdowns in 2018 with McKinnon out. If McKinnon is hurt again or doesn't perform well enough, Breida will be chomping at the bit to take over.

  • Posted: 1/30/2019 5:52pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) is reportedly 'six weeks ahead in terms of time frame' as he continues to make his way back from the torn anterior cruciate ligament he suffered during the preseason, according to general manager John Lynch.

    Huddle Up: The fact McKinnon suffered his injury prior to the start of the season means he will be roughly 11 months past his surgery when training camp begins. He should come at a discount in fantasy drafts based on the simple fact he hasn't played in a year and is expected to share the backfield touches with Matt Breida, but his upside in a Kyle Shanahan offense remains immense. He could easily push for 80 to 90 catches if he can return to form and stay healthy in 2019.

  • Posted: 1/22/2019 9:44am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) was recently seen catching passes from QB Jimmy Garoppolo, general manager John Lynch said Tuesday, Jan. 22, in an interview.

    Huddle Up: A preseason knee injury shelved McKinnon for the season, but at least it happened earlier enough that McKinnon is expected to participate in training camp and be ready for the start of 2019 season. And that coupled with the Niners' strong productiveness with several different backs makes McKinnon an intriguing fantasy bounce-back candidate.

  • Posted: 11/13/2018 5:04pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RBs Jerick McKinnon (knee) and Matt Breida will likely see significant time on the field together in 2019, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan.

    Huddle Up: Shanahan noted during his media availability session Tuesday that he envisioned seeing the two backs in the backfield this season prior to McKinnon's ACL tear. The expectation now, as it was this summer pre-injury, is that McKinnon will serve as the Devonta Freeman to Breida's Tevin Coleman if the former doesn't encounter any setbacks in his recovery. Both backs figure to be RB2 candidates for fantasy purposes in 2019.

  • Posted: 10/26/2018 6:43pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) no longer needs to use crutches as he continues to recover from knee surgery.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon still won't be on the field until next season, but his recovery appears to be going as planned so far. Keep him stashed away in dynasty formats.

  • Posted: 9/14/2018 9:47am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) underwent right knee surgery to repair a torn ACL on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon was informed the tear was "clean," which is the best news he could have received given the fact he suffered a season-ending injury. Because the tear was clean and no other ligaments were damaged, he should be ready to participate in offseason activities and certainly be cleared for training camp if he does not encounter a setback.

  • Posted: 9/3/2018 10:55am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Sept. 3.

    Huddle Up: The 49ers will move forward with Alfred Morris as the early-down back and Matt Breida as the complementary back, although picking the best fantasy option in this backfield could be a bit of a chore in the early going. Morris should lead the team in carries and rushing touchdowns, but Breida could easily outperform him with fewer touches because he is more explosive and better in the passing game. Both backs figure to dabble with low-end RB2/high-end RB3 value this season.

  • Posted: 9/1/2018 4:06pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (knee) is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Alfred Morris and Matt Breida are immediate commodities off the waiver wire if available. Morris at least should be available in the majority of leagues. He's the preferred option in standard formats, while Breida possesses more PPR upside.

  • Posted: 8/17/2018 8:06am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (calf) will be out the rest of the preseason, according to general manager John Lynch.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon is a useful dual-threat RB, but he has never been the go-to guy for long. He's a low-end RB2 but a bargain if he falls to the RB3 territory due to the injury.

  • Posted: 8/12/2018 5:33pm ET

    Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon (calf) has been diagnosed with a calf strain and will be re-evaluated next week, according to the team.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon likely will miss at least one preseason game but should be on track for the start of the regular season. He should be considered a No. 2 running back in all fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 8/12/2018 3:41pm ET

    Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon's (knee) MRI showed only a muscle strain in his knee, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon probably will miss some time, but it appears like he should be ready for the regular season. He received a lucrative contract this offseason and should be the team's main running back in 2018. He can be considered a No. 2 running back in all leagues since he should be involved in the running and passing game.

  • Posted: 8/9/2018 9:13am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon may not be used as a bell-cow running back, according to ESPN.com's Dan Graziano. Graziano posits that there will be weeks when RB Matt Breida plays on early downs.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon isn't really a bell-cow type anyway, although he will receive most of the touches out of San Francisco's backfield. Breida is seemingly underrated and worth a look in later rounds, if not only as a McKinnon handcuff. The latter remains a low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 in PPR scoring.

  • Posted: 7/31/2018 6:08pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Jerick McKinnon's chemistry with Jimmy Garoppolo appears to be 'on point,' according to Joe Fann of 49ers.com.

    Huddle Up: McKinnon's supporters contend he's an incredible athlete who was somewhat misused and underutilized with Minnesota Vikings. His critics point to an ability to a low career yards-per-carry average and an inability to secure feature-back duties in Minnesota despite being granted several opportunities to do so. If owners merely set their expectations around what Christian McCaffrey did in 2017 plus about 50 to 75 carries, they should have a good idea of what McKinnon could do this season.

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 NO 3 5 0 3 32 0
2 @PIT 3 16 0 3 9 0
3 TB 2 5 0 2 -1 0
4 DET 2 0 0 0 0 0
5 @CHI 16 95 1 6 51 0
6 GB 15 69 1 5 30 1
7 BAL 14 47 0 3 10 0
8 @CLE 14 50 1 6 72 0
10 @WAS 10 32 0 2 15 0
11 LAR 14 48 0 5 12 0
12 @DET 13 23 0 1 31 0
13 @ATL 9 24 0 5 28 1
14 @CAR 7 46 0 2 9 0
15 CIN 9 24 0 7 114 0
16 @GB 7 42 0 1 9 0
17 CHI 12 44 0 0 0 0
P2 NO 8 34 1 3 6 0
P3 @PHI 10 40 0 11 86 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @TEN 1 6 0 1 3 0
2 GB 2 2 0 1 -1 0
3 @CAR 16 45 0 1 2 0
4 NYG 18 85 1 3 10 0
5 HOU 20 36 0 1 10 0
7 @PHI 11 43 0 1 5 0
9 DET 7 8 0 0 0 0
10 @WAS 6 16 0 3 17 0
11 ARI 16 44 0 1 -3 0
12 @DET 9 31 0 3 45 0
13 DAL 9 41 0 5 14 1
14 @JAC 14 31 0 6 38 0
15 IND 3 12 0 9 59 0
16 @GB 11 50 0 5 35 0
17 CHI 16 89 1 3 21 1

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @SF 3 20 0 2 8 0
2 DET 3 6 0 0 0 0
3 LAC 6 18 0 0 0 0
4 @DEN 1 6 0 0 0 0
6 KC 1 2 0 0 0 0
7 @DET 9 36 0 1 1 0
8 @CHI 2 18 0 0 0 0
9 LAR 0 0 0 2 11 0
10 @OAK 0 0 0 1 7 0
11 GB 0 0 0 2 15 0
12 @ATL 5 33 0 0 0 0
13 SEA 4 18 0 3 6 0
14 @ARI 0 0 0 1 8 0
15 CHI 7 10 0 4 76 1
16 NYG 7 89 2 2 8 0
17 @GB 4 15 0 3 33 0
P1 SEA 2 7 0 3 22 0

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @LAR 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 NE 2 7 0 2 5 0
3 @NO 2 -1 0 2 9 0
4 ATL 18 135 0 1 17 0
5 @GB 7 24 0 3 22 0
6 DET 11 40 0 6 42 0
7 @BUF 19 103 0 2 -2 0
8 @TB 16 83 0 1 -1 0
9 WAS 14 54 0 3 14 0
11 @CHI 8 38 0 4 20 0
12 GB 15 54 0 3 9 0

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