San Francisco 49ers
  • 5'10"
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  • 23
  • 2 years
  • Georgia Southern
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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 11 109 84 448 5.6 2 0 25 16 135 1 583 3 0 2 3

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 6 76 63 430 6.8 2 0 13 11 90 1 520 3 0 2 3

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 10/19/2018 2:22pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle, shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 19, and is not on the injury report for Week 7.

    Huddle Up: Breida has posted decent numbers over the last few games but has been held to under 65 rushing yards in each of the last three games. He will be facing a tough Los Angeles Rams defense but could still be at least a flex option in leagues.

  • Posted: 10/18/2018 5:12pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle, shoulder) was limited in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Oct. 18.

    Huddle Up: Breida played through injury in the team's high-scoring loss to Green Bay on Monday night, but his status still needs to be monitored, seeing as how he almost didn't play in that game. He's turned into an acceptable RB2 this year and will have that potential opposite the Rams if he plays.

  • Posted: 10/17/2018 4:55pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle, shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 17.

    Huddle Up: Breida should be able to play this week as long as he does not suffer a setback. He rushed for 61 yards and one touchdown in his last game but will be facing a tough Los Angeles Rams defense this week. Owners can consider Breida a No. 2 running back or a flex option despite the matchup.

  • Posted: 10/15/2018 8:36pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida racked up 61 rushing yards and a touchdown on 14 carries in the Week 6 game against the Green Bay Packers on Monday, Oct. 15.

    Huddle Up: Breida had his best yardage total since Week 3 in Kansas City, as he has been dealing with some nagging injuries. The touchdown was nice, and it appears safe to plug him back into the active fantasy lineup if you hadn't already done so. The 49ers host the Rams in Week 7.

  • Posted: 10/15/2018 1:37pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle) appears ready to play Monday, Oct. 15, against the Green Bay Packers.

    Huddle Up: The 49ers could choose to give Breida a lighter load with Alfred Morris receiving more touches in his complementary role. Even so, Breida holds PPR RB2 upside in a game in which the 49ers may pass heavily.

  • Posted: 10/13/2018 1:39pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle) was limited in practice Saturday, Oct. 13, and will be a game-time decision for the Week 6 game against the Green Bay Packers on Monday, Oct. 15. If he is unable to play, a practice squad back will be elevated.

    Huddle Up: Breida is a risky fantasy play since he is not quite 100 percent and he doesn't play until Monday night. Alfred Morris would shoulder the load again if Breida is unable to go.

  • Posted: 10/12/2018 5:06pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle, shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12.

    Huddle Up: Breida probably will not be able to play this week, so owners should look for other options to use. Alfred Morris likely will receive most of the touches at running back and can be a No. 2 running back in fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 10/8/2018 1:24pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida's (ankle) MRI on his injured ankle came back negative, according to a source. He is dealing with what has been called a mid-ankle sprain.

    Huddle Up: Breida is the 49ers' best running back when he's healthy, but that has not been the case of late. Alfred Morris will continue to see a sizable workload, limiting Breida's in PPR RB2 territory.

  • Posted: 10/8/2018 8:06am ET

    Updating previous reports, San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle) suffered a mid-to-high ankle sprain in Week 5, and he's doubtful to play in Week 6. X-rays were negative, and he'll undergo an MRI Monday, Oct. 8.

    Huddle Up: Alfred Morris becomes a must-own back now, but he's only averaging 3.7 yards per carry and doesn't catch many passes. They may need to bring in outside help at the position. Look at Morris as a flex option in the near future.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 2:10pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (leg) suffered an apparent left leg injury in the first half of the Week 5 game against the Arizona Cardinals and he needed to be assisted off the field.

    Huddle Up: Breida didn't appear to be able to put any weight on his left leg after going down in a heap near midfield. Kyle Juszczyk and a trainer helped him from the field, so it doesn't look like he'll be back anytime soon. Alfred Morris will handle the majority of the carries if Breida can't come back.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 12:17pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (shoulder) is officially active for the Week 5 game.

    Huddle Up: Breida should receive plenty of touches this week and has been a solid contributor for owners. He can be at least a No. 2 running back in all leagues this week.

  • Posted: 10/6/2018 8:43pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (shoulder) is expected to play against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 5, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Breida has taken over as the primary back, and he should be able to deliver RB2 numbers, especially in PPR formats, against the winless Cardinals in Week 5.

  • Posted: 10/4/2018 4:37pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

    Huddle Up: The team expects Breida to play this week and he should receive most of the work at running back. He has been one of the better running backs in the league this season and can be a No. 2 running back for owners in Week 5.

  • Posted: 10/3/2018 5:30pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 3.

    Huddle Up: Breida is expected to play this week, but owners should keep an eye on the situation. He was held in check in Week 4 but should continue to receive a solid amount of carries. He can be a low-end No. 2 running back or flex option in fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 10/1/2018 5:18pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (shoulder) should be able to play in the Week 5 game even though he suffered a shoulder injury in Week 4.

    Huddle Up: Breida rushed for only 39 yards in Week 4 but did help in the passing game and probably will have a similar role in Week 5. He can be a No. 2 running back in most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 9/30/2018 10:20pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida rushed for 39 yards on nine carries and added 32 yards on three receptions in Week 4 against the Los Angeles Chargers.

    Huddle Up: Breida was a question mark entering Sunday due to the knee injury suffered in Week 3, but he gutted it out and was generally impressive. Head coach Kyle Shanahan has kept him under 15 touches in every game so far and doesn't seem particularly motivated to break up his split backfield setup with Alfred Morris. Until his touches go up a bit, it will be hard to trust Breida as anything more than a flex moving forward.

  • Posted: 9/30/2018 4:06pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (shoulder) left the Week 4 game against the Los Angeles Chargers due to a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter.

    Huddle Up: Breida was having his shoulder strength tested on the sidelines by the training staff. He and Alfred Morris already entered the game banged up.

  • Posted: 9/28/2018 1:54pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) was downgraded from a full participant in practice Friday, Sept. 28, to a limited session and told reporters afterward he will be game-time decision in Week 4 against the Los Angeles Chargers.

    Huddle Up: Making matters worse for San Francisco, Alfred Morris was also listed as questionable on the team's injury report. Making matters worse for fantasy owners, San Francisco did not play until the late window of games Sunday, significantly reducing the number of options they have at their disposal. Unless there is a glowing report or two over the weekend, owners may want to play it safe and keep Breida on the bench.

  • Posted: 9/27/2018 5:48pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Sept. 27.

    Huddle Up: Breida has looked good in the early going but his production could be on the verge of taking a hit with C.J. Beathard taking over for Jimmy Garoppolo under center. Either way, he's still an RB2 or FLEX option to consider.

  • Posted: 9/26/2018 4:27pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 26.

    Huddle Up: Breida probably will be able to play in Week 4, but owners should keep an eye on his practice status. He probably will be the focal point for opposing defenses with Jimmy Garoppolo out but can still be a No. 2 running back or flex option.

  • Posted: 9/24/2018 4:58pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) suffered a hyperextended knee during the Week 3 game and is considered questionable for the Week 4 game, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan.

    Huddle Up: Breida was able to return to the Week 3 game after the injury, but he should have a decent chance to play this week . Owners will need to monitor his practice participation during the week to have a better idea about his status. He can be a No. 2 running back if he plays, but he will be the focal point for opposing defenses with Jimmy Garoppolo out for the season.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 2:59pm ET

    San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida carried 10 times for 90 yards in Week 3 against the Kansas City Chiefs and he added three receptions for 27 yards on three targets.

    Huddle Up: Breida has exploded for 228 rushing yards and a scored on 21 runs over the past two games. Suddenly the loss of Jerick McKinnon isn't stinging so much in San Francisco. Unfortunately for Breida, the team might have lost Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending knee injury, so that could send shockwaves through the San Francisco offense affecting the production of Breida. The 49ers travel to meet the Chargers in Week 4.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 12:33pm ET

    Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (knee) returned to the Week 3 game after he missed some time because of a knee injury.

    Huddle Up: Owners will need to keep an eye on the situation to see if Breida will miss any additional time because of the injury. He was the leading rusher in the NFL entering Week 3 and will continue to be a No. 2 fantasy running back if he is healthy.

  • 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.

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
3 @KC 10 90 0 3 27 0
4 @LAC 9 39 0 3 32 0
5 ARI 8 56 0 1 5 1
6 @GB 14 61 1 0 0 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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