Mostert carried the ball 12 times for 58 yards and one touchdown during Sunday's 31-20 Super Bowl loss to the Chiefs. He also hauled in his only target for two yards.
Though Mostert didn't come close to replicating his 220-yard, four-TD NFC Championship Game performance, he once again operated as the 49ers' top running back end and led the team's backfield while averaging a respectable 4.8 YPC. Given his efficiency, and the fact that San Francisco possessed a 10-point lead with the ball during the fourth quarter, it's fairly surprising that Mostert wasn't leaned on more heavily. The 27-year-old has two more years remaining on his contract with the 49ers, and he figures to factor in as at least a key contributor in the team's backfield for the 2020 season, with realistic upside of serving as the 49ers' No. 1 option. Of course, coach Kyle Shanahan's notoriously unpredictable tendency to rely on different lead backs on a game-to-game basis could put a damper on Mostert's fantasy value in 2020.
Mostert rushed 29 times for 220 yards and four touchdowns while also catching two passes for six yards in Sunday's 37-20 win over Green Bay in the NFC Championship Game.
The 49ers' offensive line opened up gaping holes in the Packers' defensive front, and Mostert hit nearly every one of them for big chunks of yardage en route to a historic stat line. The 27-year-old's 220 rushing yards set a new playoff record for San Francisco and ranks second amongst all playoff rushers in the Super-Bowl era. Tevin Coleman took the reigns as the "hot hand" against the Vikings last weekend, but he went down to injury in the second quarter and gave Mostert an even larger share of touches in the second half. San Francisco has two weeks to heal up before taking on the Chiefs in the Super Bowl, but the latter feels like a lock to at least begin the contest as the team's primary back even if Coleman is ready to suit up.
Mostert (calf) practiced in full Wednesday, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Mostert tended to a calf cramp near the end of the 49ers' divisional-round victory against the Vikings, requiring an IV in the aftermath. He claimed no concerns about the issue at the time, and his listing on Wednesday's injury report confirms as much. While he may work behind Tevin Coleman (elbow) yet again Sunday versus the Packers, Mostert shouldn't be lacking for touches, as he's averaged 13.7 for 84.3 yards from scrimmage per game while scoring seven touchdowns over the last six contests.
Mostert (calf) is in line to practice fully Wednesday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mostert was knocked out late during this past Saturday's divisional-round win against the Vikings. Afterward, he termed his injury as a calf cramp and required an IV as a course of treatment. Assuming Mostert gets through this week unscathed, he seems poised to serve as the change-of-pace option to Tevin Coleman on Sunday against the Packers. Behind Coleman's 22 rushes for 105 yards, Mostert managed 12 carries for 58 yards in the 49ers' playoff opener.
Mostert told Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com after Saturday's win against the Vikings that he exited in the fourth quarter due to a cramp in his calf.
According to Mostert, he was treated with an IV and added that he dealt with "some sickness" during the week. Niners injury reports prior to the game didn't mention his name at all, but in any case he expects to be fine moving forward. On Saturday, Mostert took a back seat to Tevin Coleman (22 carries for 105 yards) out of the backfield but still contributed 58 yards on 12 rushes and recovered a muffed punt.
Mostert suffered a calf injury during Saturday's divisional-round game against the Vikings, Keiana Martin of the 49ers' official site reports.
Considering he picked up the issue in the fourth quarter, Mostert is unlikely to make his presence felt again Saturday. Prior to his departure, he had 12 carries for 58 yards and recovered a muffed punt. Meanwhile, Tevin Coleman returned to a lead-back role, with more than 100 yards on the ground.
Mostert rushed 10 times for 57 yards and two touchdowns while gaining 16 more yards on his lone reception in Sunday's 26-21 win over Seattle.
Mostert led the 49ers' backfield trio in touches and production for yet another week, finishing with the only usable stat line from the bunch from a fantasy perspective. Formerly known for his pure speed and special teams contributions, the 27-year-old was able to take advantage of playing time opened up by teammate injuries to establish himself as a big-play back. Mostert racked up 952 total yards and 10 touchdowns this season, most of which came over the final five weeks of the year when he took over as the head of a committee. The speedy back's 5.6 yards per carry would have led the league had he finished with enough carries to qualify, but the gaudy average is impressive nonetheless. All three of San Francisco's backfield options are under team control for 2020, but if the end of the regular season is any indicator, Mostert could find himself as the top option heading into training camp next year.
Mostert rushed 11 times for 53 yards and a touchdown and failed to bring in his only target in the 49ers' 34-31 win over the Rams on Saturday.
As expected, Mostert led the rushing attack in production for the fifth-straight week, although he continues to split carries with Tevin Coleman (31 offensive snaps to Coleman's 24). The fifth-year pro did average an efficient 4.8 yards per tote with a long run of 16 yards on a late second-quarter touchdown rush. Mostert has now found the end zone in five consecutive games, and although his passing game contributions have been modest overall, he should retain a hold of the top job in a pivotal Week 17 NFC West showdown versus the Seahawks.
Mostert ran for 54 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries while losing one fumble during Sunday's 29-22 loss to the Falcons. He also caught one of two targets for five receiving yards.
Given that San Francisco ranks second behind only Baltimore with 32.6 rush attempts per game, possessing the 49ers' top back on a fantasy roster can be extremely valuable. The challenge this season has come in identifying who coach Kyle Shanahan will deploy as the top option, but in Week 15 Mostert garnered more than 63 percent of the team's RB carries and tallied a rushing score for the second straight outing. He now has double-digit rush attempts in three consecutive appearances heading into a Week 16 matchup against a Rams defense that was torched by Dallas for 263 rush yards and three rushing TDs Sunday.
Coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday that Mostert has given the 49ers "no choice" but to use him as the leader of the team's backfield, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Mostert first emerged in the lead role Week 13 at Baltimore, taking 21 touches for 154 yards and a touchdown while playing 74 percent of offensive snaps. Matt Breida's return from an ankle injury for Week 14 in New Orleans added some competition, but that didn't stop Mostert from getting a team-high 12 touches (for 109 yards and two scores) on 60 percent snap share. While Tevin Coleman may still be the nominal starter, Mostert is the best bet to lead the 49ers in carries and backfield snaps during a Week 15 home game against the Falcons.
Mostert rushed 10 times for 69 yards and a touchdown, while also chipping in 40 receiving yards and another score on two receptions in Sunday's 48-46 victory over New Orleans.
Mostert figured to revert back to a special teams role with both Matt Breida (ankle) and Tevin Coleman starting together again -- as he usually does in this scenario -- but the third-stringer ended up leading the backfield in touches (12), yards (109) and touchdowns (two). Coleman technically started the game, but the veteran finished with just three carries for six yards and is clearly losing playing time in this offense. Mostert is trending up and entering flex territory in most formats heading into a Week 15 matchup with the Falcons.
Moster will have to contend with Tevin Coleman and Matt Breida (ankle) on Sunday at New Orleans, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Mostert is on the heels of putting up a season-high 21 touches for 154 yards from scrimmage and one TD against a staunch Ravens defense Week 13. In that same contest, Coleman was contained to just six touches and 10 snaps on offense. With Breida back in action for the first time since Week 10, it'll be interesting to see if Mostert can approach such a workload. In the end, though, it's difficult to trust any of the trio versus the Saints' third-ranked run defense (88.6 yards per game).
Mostert rushed 19 times for 146 yards and a touchdown while catching both of his targets for eight yards in Sunday's 20-17 loss to Baltimore.
Mostert took advantage of Matt Breida's (ankle) continued absence, serving as the much more effective half of a backfield platoon with Tevin Coleman and ultimately out-touching Coleman, 21-6. He broke free for a 40-yard touchdown in the second quarter en route to his first career 100-yard rushing performance. Breida could be ready to return against the Saints in Week 14, but Mostert likely will remain involved in the offense after this stellar showing, possibly at Coleman's expense.
Mostert rushed six times for 45 yards and a touchdown and caught a pass for 22 yards in Sunday's 37-8 win over Green Bay.
Mostert got another "co-start" alongside Tevin Coleman with Matt Breida (ankle) held out of action again. The 27-year-old did more with less than Coleman, but the latter figures to remain the 1A if Breida is forced out of action against the Ravens on Sunday. Mostert is averaging 6.3 touches in the two-plus games without Breida, which keeps him in the deep-league range of fantasy value against Baltimore's ninth-ranked rush defense if this starting configuration holds.
Mostert will serve as the 49ers' No. 2 running back Sunday against the Packers with Matt Breida (ankle) sidelined.
In the five games in which Mostert has received at least 29 percent of the offensive snaps this season, he's racked up 47 carries for 249 yards (5.3 YPC), six catches for 82 yards and one receiving TD. He'll be working behind Tevin Coleman in this contest, but Mostert has proved he doesn't need many touches to do damage both on the ground and through the air. Meanwhile, Jeff Wilson will round out the running backs on the 49ers' game-day roster.
Mostert (knee) practiced fully Thursday, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
The 49ers capped Mostert's reps in every practice last week, so his elevation from LP on Wednesday to full participant Thursday signals the improved health of his knee. He appears poised to retain the No. 2 running back role behind Tevin Coleman on Sunday against the Packers due to the continued absence of Matt Breida (ankle) from practice.
Mostert (knee) was limited in Wednesday's practice, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Mostert logged a trio of limited practices last week due to his lingering knee issue before proceeding to play in Sunday's win over the Cardinals, gaining 27 yards from scrimmage on eight touches. Even if Mostert never manages full participation in practice Thursday and/or Friday, he should still have a good shot at playing this weekend versus Green Bay. With Matt Breida (ankle) still not practicing Wednesday and perhaps trending toward another absence, Mostert could once again be in line to play a change-of-pace role behind Tevin Coleman.
Mostert rushed six times for 13 yards and caught two balls on three targets for 14 yards in Sunday's 36-26 win over Arizona.
Matt Breida (ankle) was unable to suit up due to injury, so Mostert moved into the vacant co-starter role alongside Tevin Coleman like he has done on occasion this season. Neither back was able to do much of anything against the Cardinals' front seven, but Mostert had an especially rough go of things when he failed to secure a well-placed rainbow from Jimmy Garoppolo on a wheel route that likely would have broke for a touchdown or a huge gain at the bare minimum. Even with Sunday's dud, the speedy back still owns healthy averages of 5.2 yards per carry and 12.7 yards per catch in limited action. Breida's status is still uncertain for Week 12's NFC showdown against the Packers, and it would be a favorable matchup (Green Bay ranks 25th against the run) should Mostert be asked to fill in again.
Mostert (knee) is active for Sunday's contest against the Cardinals, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Mostert is bumping up the depth chart temporarily with Matt Breida sidelined at least one game due to a low-ankle sprain. Working behind Tevin Coleman, Mostert will look to produce as he has previously this season, with his 5.5 yards-per-carry average translating well if he gets a healthy dose of runs. Meanwhile, Jeff Wilson also may get in the mix out of the 49ers' backfield.
Mostert (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Mostert followed the same routine last week, logging limited practice participation before the 49ers listed him as questionable on their final injury report. He ended up playing in a 27-24 loss to Seattle, taking six carries for 28 yards and one reception for seven yards. With Matt Breida (ankle) listed as doubtful for Week 11, it appears Mostert will handle the No. 2 backfield role behind Tevin Coleman. All eyes will be on the 49ers' inactive list approximately 90 minutes before Sunday's 4:05 p.m. ET kickoff, with George Kittle (knee/ankle) also listed as doubtful and both Emmanuel Sanders (ribs) and Dante Pettis (groin) considered questionable. Any skill-position players that end up playing could see extra carries and/or targets, Mostert included.
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