Bethea led all 49er defenders with nine tackles (eight solo) in Sunday's loss to the Buccaneers.
Bethea was cleaning up tackles in the secondary after San Francisco's front seven failed to stop Tampa Bay's collection of free agent running backs. This could be a growing trend heading down the stretch, as the 49ers' defense has surrendered a 100-plus yard rusher in six consecutive games. With 47 tackles through seven games, Bethea could break the 100-tackle mark for the first time in red and gold.
LaFell caught four of five targets for 83 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 31-17 win over the Browns.
LaFell was the only wideout besides A.J. Green to catch multiple passes, and his 44-yard touchdown grab in the second quarter helped his team build a lead that would prove insurmountable. He now has four touchdowns in the last three games to go along with 14 catches and 164 yards, and he seems to be locked in as the team's No. 2 receiver. Tyler Eifert made his season debut Sunday which could eat into LaFell's red zone usage, but he should remain a steady contributor for the foreseeable future.
Bellore recorded five tackles (three solo) in Sunday's 34-17 loss to Tampa Bay.
Bellore took a step back after recording double-digit tackles in his first two starts with the 49ers. Still, 28 tackles in three games is nothing to scoff at in IDP formats. With the 49ers looking like a team that will be playing from behind a lot the rest of the season, Bellore should continue to see plenty of opportunities to put up tackle totals closer to his Week 5 and 6 marks.
Bernard carried 17 times for 80 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's game against the Browns. He also caught one of two targets for an additional seven yards in the 31-17 win.
Bernard received more carries than Jeremy Hill for the third consecutive game, although he uncharacteristically failed to make an impact through the air. The rushing touchdown was his first of 2016 and he notched season-highs in carries and yardage as well. If Bernard continues to see this sort of volume on the ground, he could hold significant fantasy value, as his pass-catching involvement should resurface sooner rather than later. Hill and Bernard will continue to hinder each other's upside at times, but both backs could feast in Week 8 against a feeble Redskins run defense.
Green caught all eight of his targets for 169 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 31-17 win over the Browns.
Green averaged a robust 21.1 yards per catch thanks in part to a 48-yard Hail Mary touchdown he hauled in just before halftime. He now has three games with at least 169 yards and a touchdown this season, which ranks first among NFL wideouts. Green has endured a couple of lean weeks this season, but he has generally been a steady producer and carriers immense upside from game to game. This will remain the case against the Redskins in Week 8.
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