San Francisco 49ers
  • 5'10"
  • 190
  • 23
  • 2 years
  • Georgia Southern
  • n/a
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2017 SF 16 141 105 465 4.4 2 0 36 21 180 1 645 3 0 1 3
  Avg 9 85 64 325 6.4 2 0 21 13 103 1 428 2 0 1 2

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2018 SF 2 28 22 184 8.4 1 0 6 4 26 0 210 1 0 1 1

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 10:40pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida ran for a career-high 138 rushing yards and added three receptions for 21 yards in Week 2 against the Detroit Lions.

    Huddle Up: Breida also set a career high with 159 scrimmage yards. The NFL's leading rusher after two games busted loose for a 66-yard TD run late in the third quarter, taking an outside zone run virtually untouched to the house as Pierre Garcon basically escorted him over the final 20 yards. Breida has only carried the ball 11 times in each of his first two games but has the explosiveness to pay them off when he gets a crease. Another good game could be on tap in Week 3 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 2:17pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida rushed 11 times for a game-high 46 yards in the Week 1 loss against the Minnesota Vikings.

    Huddle Up: Breida had a total of 12 touches and Alfred Morris also had 12 touches. That's the duo going forward for head coach Kyle Shanahan, as the team looks to fill the void left by Jerick McKinnon (knee). Neither really stood out for fantasy purposes. We'll monitor the touch distribution heading into Week 2 against the Detroit Lions.

  • Posted: 9/1/2018 2:09pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida is likely to be the team's backup tailback heading into the regular season.

    Huddle Up: Breida is expected to serve as the team's backup even with Jerick McKinnon going down with what the team fears to be a season-ending knee injury. Alfred Morris might be the starter with Breida fighting for touches. Breida still has value as a RB4 in most fantasy leagues since he could see a decent share of touches.

  • Posted: 8/10/2018 2:09pm ET

    Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (shoulder) will be held out of contact drills and at least the next two preseason games so the team can make sure he is ready for Week 1, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Breida will not start this season but should receive a decent amount of touches as Jerick McKinnon's backup. He played well last season and could be a low-end No. 3 or a No. 4 back for fantasy owners.

  • Posted: 7/24/2018 9:50am ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida finished with 126 touches as a rookie - a workload that 49ers.com's Joe Fann will match and perhaps exceed by a bit in 2018.

    Huddle Up: There's been plenty of talk that Breida will play the Tevin Coleman to Jerick McKinnon's Devonta Freeman and it makes sense. At 190 pounds, Breida isn't likely to hold up to a heavy workload, but he does provide a versatile skill set as a runner and receiver and possesses big-play ability. Not only should he make for a nice handcuff for McKinnon, but he should also bring significant upside to any fantasy bench.

  • Posted: 3/17/2018 3:21pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida is still expected to have a meaningful role even after the team signed RB Jerick McKinnon to be their lead back. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said Saturday, March 17, that he envisions the combination of McKinnon and Breida to be similar to Atlanta Falcons RBs Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman, a group that combined for 1,600 rushing yards and 85 receptions in 2016.

    Huddle Up: Breida will be the primary backup to McKinnon, but Joe Williams, Jeremy McNichols and Raheem Mostert are also in the mix and fighting for touches, too. Breida will be a good late-round handcuff to McKinnon, particularly in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 12/24/2017 8:06pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida rushed 11 times for 74 yards and a touchdown in Week 16 against the Jacksonville Jaguars and he added an eight-yard catch.

    Huddle Up: Breida was limited due to a knee injury earlier in the week, but the rookie from Georgia Southern certainly didn't show any ill effects of the ailment while salting this one away with his score in the fourth quarter.

  • Posted: 12/10/2017 6:42pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida ran 12 times for 27 yards in a 26-16 win over the Houston Texans in Week 14.

    Huddle Up: Breida logged a dozen carries for the second game in a row, and while he hasn't produced enough in his current role to consider starting him, he remains a must-own handcuff to Carlos Hyde.

  • Posted: 11/12/2017 8:10pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida rushed nine times for 55 yards and a touchdown in Week 10 against the New York Giants and he added one grab for three yards.

    Huddle Up: Breida put the finishing touches on a 31-21 win with his fourth-quarter 33-yard touchdown run. Before that he hadn't done very much. He remains more of a depth fantasy option just in case one of your starters get hurt.

  • Posted: 11/5/2017 7:30pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida ran just once for one yard and he had two receptions for 18 yards in Week 9 against the Arizona Cardinals.

    Huddle Up: Breida missed some practice time due to a knee, but he went full Friday. It's a bit of a surprise he was limited to just four carries, but perhaps that's a flow of the game issue and the fact the team was behind most of the second half. However, right now he is only worth a spot as a reserve in deeper fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/3/2017 3:18pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) was able to practice in full Friday, Nov. 3, and he was removed from the injury report ahead of the Week 9 game against the Arizona Cardinals.

    Huddle Up: The rookie out of Georgia Southern had nine total touches for 56 total yards and a score in Week 8 in Philadelphia, his second-highest amount of touches and second-highest total yardage from scrimmage so far this season. The extra work was coming as a result of a blowout loss, however. Breida had 10 total touches for just 20 yards in Week 4 against the Cardinals in the first matchup, so only use him as a last resort or bye-week replacement in deeper fantasy play as long as Carlos Hyde is also active and healthy.

  • Posted: 11/2/2017 4:47pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) was limited in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Nov. 2.

    Huddle Up: Breida doesn't look like much a fantasy option, being the second-string running back in a woeful offense that is led by a rookie quarterback who has mostly been bad through two starts. However, the 22-year-old could have some value this week if Pierre Garcon (neck) doesn't play. Breida is coming off a game that saw him register career highs in receptions (four) and receiving yards (39), and should see at least a handful of carries in addition to his pass-catching work.

  • Posted: 11/1/2017 3:48pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 1.

    Huddle Up: Breida has received some touches in the running and passing game over the last several weeks and recorded his first touchdown of the season in Week 8. He should have a similar role this week against the Arizona Cardinals, but owners in most leagues should be able to find better options.

  • Posted: 10/29/2017 4:33pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida posted five runs for 17 yards in Week 8 against the Philadelphia Eagles and he added four receptions for a team-high 39 yards and a touchdown.

    Huddle Up: Breida was the security blanket for C.J. Beathard, who looked to him frequently at the first sign of trouble. A tailback with good hands and a quality tight end usually benefit from a fantasy perspective with a young quarterback.

  • Posted: 10/8/2017 7:39pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida rushed 10 times for 49 yards in Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts and he added 22 yards on three catches. He was targeted five times.

    Huddle Up: Breida took advantage of the fact Carlos Hyde was stuck in neutral, and the Niners simply rolled with the hot hand. It's a situation worth keeping an eye on heading into Week 6 against the Redskins.

  • Posted: 10/1/2017 8:24pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida rushed nine times for 16 yards in Week 4 against the Arizona Cardinals and he added a catch for four yards on three targets.

    Huddle Up: Breida had a touchdown reception wiped out due to offensive pass interference. That was about the only highlight of the day. He was a speculative fantasy pickup this week with Carlos Hyde dealing with a hip injury, but the veteran was able to play and take on his usual workload. Breida isn't a bad handcuff for Hyde owners, but that's about it.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @MIN 11 46 0 1 5 0
2 DET 11 138 1 3 21 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 CAR 4 11 0 0 0 0
2 @SEA 4 35 0 1 3 0
3 LAR 3 9 0 3 20 0
4 @ARI 9 16 0 1 4 0
5 @IND 10 49 0 3 22 0
6 @WAS 4 21 0 2 15 0
7 DAL 3 5 0 0 0 0
8 @PHI 5 17 0 4 39 1
9 ARI 1 1 0 2 18 0
10 NYG 9 55 1 1 3 0
12 SEA 1 12 0 1 12 0
13 @CHI 12 45 0 1 4 0
14 @HOU 12 27 0 0 0 0
15 TEN 5 16 0 0 0 0
16 JAC 11 74 1 1 8 0
17 @LAR 12 72 0 1 32 0

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