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Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:17:12 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore (knee) will not play in the team's preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 7, as he continues to rehabilitate his knee.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:22:41 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore (knee) has yet to be cleared for on-field work, but head coach Jim Harbaugh said Friday, Aug. 1, that Lattimore has already earned a spot for 2014. "Marcus is going to be a part of this team, in some form or fashion," Harbaugh said. "I know what he's got inside of him and I know what he's capable of doing on the football field. We all do."
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:27:52 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore (knee) has not been cleared to practice yet due to lingering concerns about his surgically repaired right knee. However, he appears close to joining his teammates.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:47:09 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Frank Gore is unlikely to play in the preseason this year. RBs Carlos Hyde and Jewel Hampton have both looked good so far during training camp. The injuries to RBs Kendall Hunter (knee) and LaMichael James (elbow) have left the team thin at the running back position. RB Marcus Lattimore isn't practicing yet due to physical limitations and not the mental side of his recovery from a significant knee injury in college.
Fantasy Tip: The Niners have even more reason to try to keep Gore healthy heading into the regular season now. With Hunter out for the year, Hyde's price will rise drastically, likely making him somewhat overvalued as a handcuff to Gore.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:30:43 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore (knee) may be on the practice field sooner rather than later, according to a source. The team is being cautious with Lattimore, but he is reportedly fine.
Fantasy Tip: Even if he does practice, Lattimore still has RBs Frank Gore, Carlos Hyde and Kendall Hunter to contend with. His only value is in dynasty leagues at this point.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:00:39 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB LaMichael James could have trouble making the roster this year, according to ESPN.com's Bill Williamson. Williamson believes RB Frank Gore, RB Carlos Hyde, RB Marcus Lattimore, RB Kendall Hunter and FB Bruce Miller will make the roster.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:10:55 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore (knee) will start training camp on the non-football injury list as he continues to rehabilitate his knee.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:49:20 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore (knee) is not an absolute lock to make roster because he is coming of such a severe knee injury and there are so many unknowns before he takes a hit. Lattimore looked steady fielding punts during the offseason program so his spot is looking more secure than it was a month ago.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:37:59 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers may consider RB Kendall Hunter as their No. 2 running back at this point, because they know he does well in pass protection and blitz pickup. The team has not seen RB Carlos Hyde and RB Marcus Lattimore in pads at this point and is not sure about their pass protection skills.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:05:12 -0700
San Francisco 49ers RB Marcus Lattimore (knee) has been progressing on a daily basis. Lattimore recently said he feels like he's gaining back his field vision, but admitted that he'll need to take some hits and get back up before he's ready to play again. Lattimore added that his ultimate goal is to be the team's starting running back, though he admits taking over Frank Gore's job is "the hardest thing in the world." Head coach Jim Harbaugh said Lattimore is becoming more confident and adding strength, "which is translating into more burst, quicker turnover with his leg cycle."
Fantasy Tip: Lattimore is a far cry away from fantasy relevance at this point with Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter, Carlos Hyde and LaMichael James all in the mix. He's best left undrafted in redraft leagues.
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