McDonald topped last week's career-best performance (4-65-1) with 71 yards on six catches and another visit to the endzone in Sunday's loss to Arizona. McDonald is building quite the rapport with Blaine Gabbert, becoming the quarterback's top tight end target and go-to man in the redzone. With Garrett Celek (ankle) out indefinitely, McDonald should continue to lead all San Francisco tight ends in targets going forward. The Bears provide a tough matchup next week (5.3 fantasy points per game allowed to opposing tight ends), but McDonald definitely deserves consideration in a game where Blaine Gabbert will likely be forced to throw the ball 25-plus times.
McDonald (chest) is active for Sunday's contest versus the Ravens, Cam Inman of the 49ers' official site reports. McDonald got the nod at tight end the past two weeks with Vernon Davis (knee) out, yet he notched only three catches for 16 yards on five targets. While Davis' return Sunday pushes McDonald to a reserve role, McDonald's lack of looks makes him a fantasy non-entity.
Vance McDonald is slated to start at tight end for the 49ers in Sunday's game against the Giants With just two catches for 12 yards in three games to date, McDonald is not a high-percentage play in in Week 5, with fellow TE Garrett Celek also on hand to help fill in for Davis on Sunday.
Vernon Davis (knee) is inactive for the 49ers on Sunday against Green Bay. He had been designated as doubtful. Vance McDonald, Garrett Celek and Blake Bell are in line to handle the duties at that position, though none represent a high-percentage Fantasy play in Week 4.
49ers tight end Vance McDonald left Sunday's game with a knee injury, according to ESPN.com. McDonald is questionable to return.
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