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Kenneth Dixon
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  Matt Breida
RB - SF
Matt Breida
Kenneth Dixon
RB - BAL
Kenneth Dixon
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at MIN vs. BUF
Week 2 vs. DET at CIN
Week 3 at KC vs. DEN
Week 4 at LAC at PIT
Week 5 vs. ARI at CLE
Week 6 at GB at TEN
Week 7 vs. LAR vs. NO
Week 8 at ARI at CAR
Week 9 vs. OAK vs. PIT
Week 10 vs. NYGBYE WEEK
Week 11BYE WEEK vs. CIN
Week 12 at TB vs. OAK
Week 13 at SEA at ATL
Week 14 vs. DEN at KC
Week 15 vs. SEA vs. TB
Week 16 vs. CHI at LAC
Week 17 at LAR vs. CLE
  Matt Breida
RB - SF
Matt Breida
Kenneth Dixon
RB - BAL
Kenneth Dixon
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts122.551.8
Rush Yards574.5271.7
Rush TDs3.81.9
   
Receiving
   
Receptions33.819.9
Rec Yards273.7147.8
Rec TDs1.40.7
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points114.056.3
   
  Matt Breida
RB - SF
Matt Breida
Kenneth Dixon
RB - BAL
Kenneth Dixon
2017 Points 
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Week 1011.8
Week 11
Week 122.4
Week 134.9
Week 142.7
Week 151.6
Week 1614.2
Week 1710.4
  Matt Breida
RB - SF
Matt Breida
Kenneth Dixon
RB - BAL
Kenneth Dixon
2017 Targets 
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  Matt Breida
RB - SF
Matt Breida
Kenneth Dixon
RB - BAL
Kenneth Dixon
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Him separating his shoulder in the preseason opener cost him the entire preseason, but he's expected back for Week 1. The bad news is that they signed Alfred Morris during that time, and he's likely the better 1-2 down back. Now that Jerick McKinnon is out for the year, Breida has a locked-in role as the better pass-catcher out of the backfield and he should be mixed in on first and second downs. Game-script will likely decide which of these running backs is the better play each week. Don't forget about the guy that the Ravens were extremely high on coming into last year before he suffered a season-ending injury. While I expected him to compete for the starting job, Dixon was dealing with an injury during training camp and is reportedly on the roster bubble. He's just a backup at this point in time.
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Solid sleeper target who could become the 49ers most valuable fantasy asset in the backfield Could easily be named starter in season
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
Despite taking a back seat to Carlos Hyde, Breida finished his rookie campaign as the RB44 with 40.3 yards per game. He averaged an elevated 55.6 yards in 11 touches per game when Jimmy Garoppolo started, so he should remain involved and consume Jerick McKinnon's leftovers. He could flourish as a late dart throw if McKinnon can't handle the meatier workload.After a torn MCL delayed Dixon's NFL debut in 2016, a torn meniscus ended his sophomore season before it began. He also received a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy before the injury, so there are red flags galore heading into his latest comeback. Yet he once seemed poised to assume an expanded role in Baltimore's backfield, so he's a tempting late-draft flier.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
The 49ers paid big bucks for Jerick McKinnon, but they also didn't draft a running back which means Shanahan seems to be comfortable with Breida as his number two. Remember that Tevin Coleman was created by Shanahan's offense and that Breida is an even better athlete.Had Dixon not suffered a season-ending injury last season, we may just be talking about him as a top 15 running back headed into this fantasy season. The fact is that Baltimore raved about him so don't be shocked if he gets a crack at touches even with Alex Collins ahead of him for now.
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
We are going to have to monitor the shoulder injury that Breida suffered in the first preseason game. Head Coach Kyle Shanahan said he expects him to miss some time, but there is no doubt that the 49ers want Breida to be part of the offensive game-plan.  
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QB List
So here's a quick list of the top-five running backs with at least 100 carries in DVOA last year: Alvin Kamara, Dion Lewis, Alex Collins, Todd Gurley, and Matt Breida. No, you didn't read that wrong. Breida ended the season with a 13% DVOA, ahead of guys like Ezekiel Elliott, Mark Ingram, and Le'Veon Bell. Now look, I'm not saying Breida has a ton of value, he's likely second-fiddle to Jerick McKinnon, but if something happens to McKinnon, Breida has a lot of upside.Dixon has been hyped as a potential star running back for the Ravens for a long time now, but I think that's about dead with the rise of Alex Collins. Will Dixon get work? Yes, but I don't think he's going to be much more than a change-of-pace back with Javorius Allen as the passing-down back. I'm a believer in the idea that Collins earned this gig last year and that John Harbaugh isn't giving it away easily.
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
Breida could become the Tevin Coleman back in Shanahan's system, which would be a profitable spot to be if this offense plays like it could.I like Dixon enough to take a risk on him due to the fact that he could see plenty of work if he's fully healthy and ready for the season. Camp reports will go a long way to seeing if he is poised to cut into Alex Collins' workload, but I still expect Dixon to see work in the passing game either way.
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
Breida has value in "Tevin Coleman role" of the Shanahan offense and playing behind a player who likely can't be a workhorse. He's one injury from an explosion of a season. High upside low risk. @ConnorAllenNFL