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Jeff Wilson Jr.

Jeff Wilson Jr.

RB - SF - OUT

Height: 6' Weight: 213 lbsAge: 25College: North Texas

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 1st (easy)
Draft Rank (ECR) #238
Best / Worst #112 / #389
ADP #183

Roster %

 
Yahoo
29%
 
ESPN
6%
 
FanDuel
 
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Jeff Wilson Jr. (knee) will start the 2021 season on the PUP list

San Francisco 49ers RB Jeff Wilson Jr. (knee) tore his meniscus during a weightlifting session last week and will be placed on the PUP list to begin the 2021 season, per 49ers' GM John Lynch.

Fantasy Impact

Wilson underwent successful surgery last Friday to repair a torn meniscus he suffered during a weightlifting session at the 49ers' facility. His recovery is estimated to last four to six months, meaning Raheem Mostert, Trey Sermon, Wayne Gallman, and Elijah Mitchell will have an increased opportunity to earn a significant role in one of the league's most run-centric offenses. Expect Sermon's ADP to climb in upcoming redraft leagues, as head coach Kyle Shanahan traded up and used third-round draft capital to acquire the big-bodied running back out of Ohio State.

Matthew MacKay9 weeks ago
Jeff Wilson Jr. (knee) likely to miss 4-6 months after undergoing surgery

49ers RB Jeff Wilson Jr. (meniscus surgery) is likely out 4 to 6 months after recently undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus.

Fantasy Impact

Tough blow for Wilson who had a strong end to the 2020 campaign. His recovery timeline has him returning sometime in the November timeframe, which isn’t great for his fantasy outlook this season. The 49ers brought in Wayne Gallman and also drafted Trey Sermon to go along with incumbent starter Raheem Mostert. Look for Mostert to get the first crack at the starting job when the season opens in September. Even still, it’s more than likely a committee approach at the running back position in San Francisco.

Adam Koffler9 weeks ago
Jeff Wilson Jr. re-signs with 49ers on one-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed restricted free agent RB Jeff Wilson Jr. to a one-year deal.

Fantasy Impact

Wilson appeared in 12 games this season for the 49ers, leading all running backs with 733 total yards and 10 touchdowns. When given the opportunity to shoulder the load, Wilson performed admirably, particularly down the stretch. He saw 25 red zone carries this season compared to just 11 (in 8 games) for backfield teammate Raheem Mostert. With Tevin Coleman and Jerick McKinnon both likely gone, the 49ers could choose to roll with Mostert and Wilson in tandem in 2021, but don’t be surprised if Wilson ends up leading the team in rushing again.

Adam Koffler26 weeks ago
Jeff Wilson Jr. scores two touchdowns in Week 17

Jeff Wilson Jr. rushed 20 times for 76 yards and a touchdown while adding three receptions for 12 yards and a touchdown through the air during the 49ers loss to the Seahawks in Week 17.

Fantasy Impact

Wilson was a legitimate league winner down the stretch due to all of the injuries on the 49ers roster. It will be very interesting to see what role he plays in this offense next season but his play as of late has certainly earned him a larger role.

Jeff Wilson Jr. hangs 204 yards and a touchdown on Cardinals'

Jeff Wilson Jr. rushed 22 times for 183 yards and hauled in 1-of-2 targets for 21 yards and a score during the 49ers 20-12 win over the Cardinals in Week 16.

Fantasy Impact

Wilson was simply amazing in this one, racking up chunk gain after chunk gain. The Cardinals defense simply had no answer for him as he went for over 200 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown despite exiting in the first half to be evaluated for a concussion. He was the distant leader in this backfield as the next closest running back handled two carries. With Raheem Mostert (ankle) shutdown for the rest of the season, Wilson was certainly a league winner in this one and that shouldn't change against the Seahawks in Week 17.

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