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Posted: 8/14/2014 9:23am ET
Huddle Up: Sounds like James might be back in the mix sooner than anticipated, though at best he'll be a return man and change-of-pace back while Frank Gore and Carlos Hyde handle the bulk of the workload.
Posted: 7/30/2014 5:10pm ET
Huddle Up: While Frank Gore owners would prefer to see their man keep hogging the majority of the work, the Niners certainly can use James' versatility and skills after No. 2 RB Kendall Hunter (knee) was lost for the season just last week.
Posted: 7/27/2014 11:33pm ET
Huddle Up: In the meantime, newcomers Carlos Hyde and/or Marcus Lattimore will have more of an opportunity to establish themselves in the Niners' RB rotation and that very likely could keep James' contributions to a minimum after getting only 44 total offensive touches in his first 2 seasons.
Posted: 7/27/2014 8:43pm ET
Huddle Up: Just when it appeared James was in line for more work following the ACL tear suffered by fellow RB Kendall Hunter last week, the injury bug strikes again in the Niners' backfield. Unlike Hunter, though, James should be able to return to the field, but for now, it means more reps for second-round pick Carlos Hyde behind starter Frank Gore.
Posted: 7/21/2014 1:53am ET
Huddle Up: Two years ago at this time, the second-round pick was a hot fantasy commodity, but he's produced only 44 offensive touches -- and no TDs -- in 2 seasons, and the Niners have tried, unsuccessfully, to trade him this offseason.
Posted: 4/20/2014 4:36pm ET
Huddle Up: Could James be the heir apparent to Dexter McCluster, who had his moments but certainly didn't set the fantasy world on fire by any means?
Posted: 4/17/2014 3:25pm ET
Huddle Up: James, a 2nd-round pick in 2012, has certainly had a hard time finding his niche with the Niners, totalling only 44 touches (39 rushes, 5 receptions) over his first 2 seasons. A change of scenery definitely appears to be in the best interests for both parties.
Posted: 2/10/2014 1:45pm ET
Huddle Up: Even with Frank Gore approaching the end of his career the Niners are still stocked at running back. James' primary value has been as a return man; if the team is confident they can address that need via free agency or the draft--or with someone on their current roster--James becomes an expendable piece.
Posted: 9/11/2013 12:40am ET
Huddle Up: After showing flashes late last season and in the postseason, James looked poised to challenge for the No. 2 role behind starter Frank Gore, but the preseason injury put the second-year back behind the eight ball, not to mention Kendall Hunter and Anthony Dixon. Bottom line: James will have some work to do to earn PT even after getting healthy.
Posted: 9/1/2013 10:51pm ET
Huddle Up: James is a RB to park at the end of your bench in 12-team and larger leagues and see what develops. In the meantime, though, Kendall Hunter is the change-of-pace back behind starter Frank Gore.
Posted: 8/30/2013 6:23pm ET
Huddle Up: James' injury pretty much knocks off him off the fantasy radar in 10-team leagues as Kendall Hunter will start the season as the No. 2 back behind Frank Gore.
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