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Factoid: Second-year receivers

When a receiver shows potential as a rookie (like CeeDee Lamb or Chase Claypool last year) the tendency is to assume he’ll be better in Year No. 2 – he’ll be more knowledgeable and confident. But that doesn’t show up as strongly as you might think with the numbers.  more »


Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Some of the sports books are starting to publish their over-under win totals for the upcoming season. When that happens, I like to plug those numbers in the schedule, giving an indication of which franchises might be helped along by easier schedules.  more »



Veteran WR Sanu returning to 49ers on one-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers signed wide receiver MOHAMED SANU to a one-year deal over the weekend. Sanu played three games for the 49ers last season before being released. While Sanu’s fantasyMore expectations are low heading into 2021, he is expected to provide a veteran presence while mentoring young wide receivers DEEBO SAMUEL and BRANDON AIYUK. Less

Source: Team Blog

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term WR rankings

Henry Ruggs, Jerry Jeudy and CeeDee Lamb were the first three wide receivers chosen in last year’s draft. But as we near the end of their rookie seasons, it looks like other teams found better wide receivers later on.  more »



49ers WR Aiyuk to miss Week #17 vs. Seahawks

San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan said on Monday that rookie wide receiver BRANDON AIYUK would miss the 49ers season finale against the Seattle Seahawks. Aiyuk suffered a high-ankle sprain thatMore was confirmed after an MRI. Aiyuk showed flashes during a promising rookie season, but that season has come to an end. Less

Source: Team Blog


49ers to activate WR Aiyuk from Covid-19 reserve list

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said on Tuesday that rookie wide receiver BRANDON AIYUK is expected to be activated from the Covid-19 reserve list before the team leaves forMore its new home base in Arizona today. The 49ers will be playing their next two “home” games in Arizona due to new Covid-19 restrictions that will keep them from playing or practicing in their home state. Less

Source: Team Blog


49ers WR Aiyuk added to COVID-19 list, will miss TNF

The San Francisco 49ers have placed wide receiver BRANDON AIYUK on the COVID-19 reserve list. Aiyuk will be among several other 49ers players who will miss tonight's game against the Green Bay Packers due to a variety of ailments.

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: October 30 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 8 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Points.  more »


Ask the Experts: Who will be best of the rookie wideouts?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which rookie wideout will have the best career?  more »



49ers WR Aiyuk ready to make NFL debut

San Francisco 49ers rookie wide receiver BRANDON AIYUK is on track to make the first start of his NFL career on Sunday against the New York Jets. Aiyuk has been dealingMore with a hamstring injury since late August but he is now practicing in full and he appears ready to roll against the Jets. The 49ers could also have new wideout MOHAMED SANU available if he is able to clear three days of coronavirus testing. Less

Source: NBC Sports Bay Area


49ers lose another wideout to injury

The San Francisco 49ers signed wide receiver J.J. NELSON two weeks ago to add depth to an injury-plagued receiving corps. Unfortunately, Nelson suffered an injury of his own last week andMore is expected to miss two weeks to a month with a knee issue. In addition to Nelson, wide receivers DEEBO SAMUEL (foot), BRANDON AIYUK (hamstring), JALEN HURD (torn ACL on IR), and RICHIE JAMES (wrist) have all been out of practice due to injuries. Less



49ers WR Aiyuk week-to-week

San Francisco wide receiver BRANDON AIYUK is considered week-to-week with a hamstring injury. There was concern initially that the injury was more serious, so the 49ers were relieved to learn that Aiyuk is only dealing with a mild strain.

Source: Team Blog


49ers WR Aiyuk dealing with bad hammy

San Francisco wide receiver BRANDON AIYUK is the latest to add his name to the growing list of injured 49ers wideouts. Aiyuk left practice early on Sunday following an apparent hamstringMore injury. The severity of the injury has yet to be determined. Aiyuk joins fellow wide receivers DEEBO SAMUEL (fracture), JALEN HURD (ACL tear), and RICHIE JAMES (wrist) on the injury front. Aiyuk was taken with the 25th overall pick in the first-round of the 2020 NFL Draft. Less


Around the NFL: San Francisco Wide Receivers

It's tough to get back to the Super Bowl after losing it. The Patriots are the only team in the last 25 years to do so. San Francisco is the team fighting that history this year, and they'll be trying to do it with a wide receiver corps that gets thinner by the day.   more »


Around the NFL: Oh no, Deebo

The idea of a Super Bowl hangover is real. The only team in the last 25 years to return to a Super Bowl the year after losing it is the Patriots (following their upset loss to Philadelphia). That's a history the San Francisco 49ers are trying to buck. It's not off to a good start.   more »


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