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Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:10:11 -0700
San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is still growing into the quarterback position as a pocket passer, according to former QB Kurt Warner, who mentored the Niners quarterback in the offseason. "I think the unfortunate thing for Kap is he's continuing to try to learn how to play the quarterback position," Warner said of Kaepernick. Kaepernick's total QBR is at a career-low 38.6 after four games with two passing touchdowns and a running TD, but all three of his scores have come with San Fran trailing by at least 25 points. He has five interceptions, no touchdowns and just six completions of passes more than five yards down the field in the last two games.
Fantasy Tip: Kaepernick ($6,200, 12.4% of cap) and the Niners have faced some tough opponents recently, but it's clear he's not comfortable yet in the pocket in this new offense. He should have a much easier time of it against the New York Giants in Week 5, but you can't trust him on FantasyScore until we see improvement.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:49:12 -0700
Fantasy Tip: The Green Bay defense has been much improved this year, but Kaepernick has left plenty to be desired in 2015 after he spent the entire offseason working on improving his pocket and overall game as a passer. With the Niners encouraging him to live more inside the pocket, he has become even more unfriendly to fantasy owners so far.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 08:46:42 -0700
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 19:55:16 -0700
Fantasy Tip: After missing most of the first three games, Bush ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) was not a factor in his return. His role should at least grow on passing downs moving forward, but given the state of the San Francisco offense, his production is likely to remain limited.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 19:42:08 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Hyde ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) couldn't find much running room, and aside from his monster performance in Week 1, he hasn't done much in his first year as the lead back. With San Francisco struggling as a whole on offense, Hyde's value will continue to be limited at FantasyScore.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:32:04 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Vance McDonald ($1,700, 3.4% of cap) probably will receive the start with Davis out but is not a great fantasy option for owners on FantasyScore.
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:15:45 -0700
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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:30:47 -0700
Fantasy Tip: The Packers have been more efficient at stopping the run so far this year. Bush ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) remains the backup to Carlos Hyde and hasn't played since Week 1, making him a weak running back pick on FantasyScore.
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:27:04 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Davis ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) on FantasyScore. Vance McDonald ($1,700, 3.4% of cap) should start in Davis' place, but he has just one target in two games played this year and should also be avoided for daily lineups.
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:23:31 -0700
San Francisco 49ers CB Kenneth Acker (back), OG Alex Boone (shoulder), LB NaVorro Bowman (non-injury), LB Ahmad Brooks (shoulder), WR Bruce Ellington (ankle), S L.J. McCray (hip), TE Vance McDonald (knee) and S Eric Reid (hip) are probable for Week 4 against the Green Bay Packers. Each player put in a full practice Friday, Oct. 2.
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:56:20 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (non-injury) and SS Eric Reid (hip) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 1. CB Kenneth Acker (back), OG Alex Boone (shoulder), LB Ahmad Brooks (shoulder), WR Bruce Ellington (ankle), SS L.J. McCray (hip) and TE Vance McDonald (knee) fully participated in practice.
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:47:59 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Bush ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) appears on track to play in Week 4 against the Green Bay Packers and likely will be the primary backup at running back. Bush probably will not see a lot of touches in the game and is not a great option on FantasyScore.
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:34:49 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Davis ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) may not be able to play in the Week 4 game against the Green Bay Packers, so owners should monitor the situation. Owners should look for other options to use this week with Davis' uncertain status.
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:12:55 -0700
San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 30. CB Kenneth Acker (back), OG Alex Boone (shoulder), LB Ahmad Brooks (shoulder), WR Bruce Ellington (ankle), S L.J. McCray (hip) and TE Vance McDonald (knee) fully participated in practice.
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:04:43 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Bush ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) appears to be on track to return after a two-week absence, so owners should keep an eye out on his progress. Bush probably would see some snaps if he is active for Week 4 but may not be the best fantasy option.
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