SANTA CLARA – Listed below are the 49ers’ fantasy-football projections heading into Sunday night time’s sport in opposition to the Los Angeles Rams (4-1) at Levi’s Stadium:
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo: Sit him
Projected stats: 250 yards, 2 TDs
Standard knowledge says to not use Garoppolo when his ankle bought him benched by halftime final sport. Nonetheless, don’t be stunned if he comes out and completely redeems himself, as a result of the 49ers would possibly want him to if Rams counterpart Jared Goff shreds the 49ers’ protection.
Operating again Raheem Mostert: Begin him
Projected stats: 100 yards, 1 TD
His 90-yard output final sport made for not solely a pleasant comeback from a knee sprain, however an amazing signal that the 49ers can depend on him in a run-oriented method essential to outlast the Rams.
Operating again Jerick McKinnon: Sit him
Projected stats: 70 all-purpose yards, 1 TD
Final week’s on the spot failures within the first quarter made McKinnon an afterthought. They may want him extra this sport however Mostert’s presence makes McKinnon extra of an RB3.
Operating again Jeff Wilson: Sit him
Projected stats: 0
He’s questionable with a calf damage. His alternatives have been restricted sufficient when he was wholesome.
Tight finish George Kittle: Begin him
Projected stats: 10 catches, 130 yards, 1 TD
Prime-time gamers make prime-time performs. Kittle is the 49ers’ offensive catalyst and thrives in these night time showcases, particularly when the quarterback must unload fast passes.
Huge receiver Deebo Samuel: Begin him
Projected stats: 100 all-purpose yards
Prepared for his breakout sport? So are the 49ers. He had a full week of follow, not like final week when he was sick.
Huge receiver Brandon Aiyuk: Begin him
Projected stats: 5 receptions, 70 yards
If the 49ers get in a shootout and the Rams are blanketing Kittle, search for Aiyuk to change into a well-liked goal.
Kicker Robbie Gould: Begin him
Projected stats: 4 PATs, 3 FGs
No religion within the 49ers’ offense? Look, the 49ers like to attain quite a bit when dealing with the Rams, and Gould’s factors are a byproduct than that.
Protection: Sit it
Projected stats: Over 400 yards, over 30 factors
It’s Kwon Alexander’s flip to take a seat out with an damage, and whereas Dre Greenlaw ought to fill in high quality if not higher, the 49ers nonetheless lack a ferocious entrance to disrupt Goff and the Rams’ revitalized offense.