San Francisco 49ers Player News: All Positions

News: Breida carried 13 times for 36 yards and caught four passes for 27 additional yards during Sunday's 20-7 win over the Rams.
Impact: Although Tevin Coleman touched the ball 20 times in this one, Breida received 17 touches of his own as the team remained focused on using both backs. Breida's average of 2.8 yards per rush, while underwhelming, was better than Coleman's mark of 2.5, and he received four targets compared to two for the latter. There should be opportunities for both players to contribute in next week's road game against the Redskins, though it seems unlikely that either one dominates the touches out of the backfield.
News: Coleman carried 18 times for 45 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the 49ers. He also caught two of three targets for an additional 16 yards in the 20-7 win.
Impact: Coleman finished with five more carries than backfield mate Matt Breida, but he managed just 2.5 yards per tote against a tough Rams run defense. He chipped in a bit as a pass-catcher and salvaged his day from a fantasy perspective with a two-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. After totaling 36 touches in two weeks since returning from an injury, Coleman seems to be the lead back on the team's current configuration of the depth chart. He will certainly continue to cede touches to Breida, but both backs should have opportunities to produce in next week's away game against the Redskins.
News: Garoppolo completed 24 of 33 pass attempts for 243 yards and an interception Sunday against the Rams. He also carried five times for your yards and a touchdown in the 20-7 win.
Impact: Garoppolo took what the defense gave him, completing 73 percent of his passes while averaging a modest 7.4 yards per attempt. He threw an unfortunate interception at the goal line in the second quarter and went into halftime tied, but he scored a one-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter to put his team ahead for good. Garoppolo has done enough to win each of his five outings this season, but he's exceeded 250 passing yards just twice and his 7:5 TD:INT leaves plenty to be desired from a fantasy perspective. With that said, he'll face a favorable matchup in next Sunday's road game against the Redskins.
News: Kittle caught all eight of his targets for 103 yards during Sunday's 20-7 win over the Rams.
Impact: Kittle led the team in targets, catches and receiving yards while topping the 100-yard mark for the first time this season. His long gain of 45 yards was also his longest of the campaign and he's now somewhat quietly on pace to exceed 1,000 for the season after a slow start by his standards. Kittle still has just one touchdown to his name after five contests, but that could change in next Sunday's road matchup against a poor Redskins team.
News: Sherman suffered a shoulder stinger in Sunday's victory over the Rams, but was able to return to the game, Nick Wagoner of reports.
Impact: It remains to be seen if the injury will have any long-term effect on Sherman, but his return to action provides reason to believe he will avoid missing any time. Sherman racked up four tackles (three solo) in Sunday's win.
News: Williams suffered a hamstring injury in Sunday's victory over the Rams, Nick Wagoner of reports.
Impact: The extent of Williams' injury will not be known until he undergoes further testing Monday. He recorded one tackle in Sunday's game.
News: Samuel suffered an apparent quad injury late in Sunday's victory over the Rams, Nick Wagoner of reports.
Impact: Samuel was targeted five times and caught three passes for 18 yards -- while adding a one-yard carry -- before leaving the contest in the fourth quarter. He will undergo further testing Monday to determine the extent of his injury.
News: Matthews (coach's decision) remains inactive for Sunday's Week 6 tilt against the Rams, Nick Wagoner of reports.
Impact: The veteran receiver is apparently still in the process of mastering the 49ers' playbook, keeping him in street clothes for at least one more week.
News: Kittle (groin) is active for Sunday's Week 6 tilt against the Rams, Nick Wagoner of reports.
Impact: This confirms early Sunday reports that Kittle would suit up in the big NFC West divisional clash. There are questions about whether the star tight end will be able to withstand a regular workload, with a combination of game flow and Kittle's own stamina set to serve as the ultimate determinant in that regard.
News: Kittle (groin), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Rams, is expected to play but there's some concern about whether he'll be able to finish the contest, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Impact: Kittle was added to the injury report Friday with a groin issue and he may be a true game-time decision. Fantasy managers will want to check his status closely before Sunday's 4:05 p.m. EDT kickoff as a result. Even if he suits up, Kittle may not make for an optimal lineup option in DFS contests, given the concern that his snap count could be more limited than usual.