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Fantasy Football Player Notes

Week 2 Rankings
Raheem Mostert Note
Raheem Mostert photo 19. Raheem Mostert RB - (at NYJ)
Mostert is a fine RB3 play this week and he always has the chance to break off a huge run, but this Jets defense just held the Buffalo RBs in check last week. Mostert certainly has upside, but it's hard to see a path for him to finish as a top-20 option outside of a big play.
2 days ago
Tevin Coleman Note
Tevin Coleman photo 119. Tevin Coleman RB - (at NYJ)
Coleman was barely utilized in week one, but could see an uptick in targets if Kittle misses this game. He's a FLEX play at best though.
2 days ago
Kendrick Bourne Note
Kendrick Bourne photo 129. Kendrick Bourne WR - (at NYJ)
It was Bourne who led the 49ers receivers in snaps last week, as he was the only receiver who was in on 90-plus percent of snaps. That didn't lead to much, though, as he saw five targets that netted just two receptions for 34 yards. It was reminiscent of last year where he failed to top 42 yards in all but one game. It was usually touchdown or bust with him and it's hard to say that changed, even with all the injuries on the team. The Jets cornerbacks are certainly a weak point, as the combination of Blessuan Austin, Brian Poole, and Pierre Desir/Nate Hairston might be the worst in the league. Desir was supposed to be an upgrade but he was benched midway through this game after allowing 4-for-4 passing for 43 yards and two touchdowns in his coverage. Bourne will see a mix of all of them, as he slides all over the formation, and the Jets have allowed 21 wide receiver touchdowns over their last 17 games. Bourne isn't sexy but he might be able to deliver last-minute WR5 startability, though the signing of Sanu definitely doesn't help.
2 days ago
Jerick McKinnon Note
Jerick McKinnon photo 132. Jerick McKinnon RB - (at NYJ)
McKinnon was able to score in week one, but the workload simply isn't a guarantee yet for us to feel confident plugging him into our lineup as anything more than a FLEX option.
2 days ago
Brandon Aiyuk Note
Brandon Aiyuk photo 138. Brandon Aiyuk WR - (at NYJ)
It seemed like he was getting close to playing last week but was ultimately scratched. He did get in limited practices on both Thursday and Friday, so I'd assume he was close to play. The Jets signed Pierre Desir to be their top perimeter cornerback this offseason, but that went south quickly, as he allowed two touchdowns before halftime in his coverage, and that got him a quick seat on the bench. Seriously, he was benched for Nate Hairston at halftime. The other perimeter cornerback (where Aiyuk figures to play 80 percent of his snaps) is Blessuan Austin, who has seen exactly 39 career targets in his coverage. He was a sixth-round pick for the Jets in last year's draft who was forced into starting. He hasn't been horrible, though he's also not someone you need to avoid. Still, it's Aiyuk's first game and he may be on a snap count. He's a boom-or-bust WR5-type option.
2 days ago
Jordan Reed Note
Jordan Reed photo 209. Jordan Reed TE - (at NYJ)
Kyle Juszczyk Note
Kyle Juszczyk photo 211. Kyle Juszczyk RB - (at NYJ)
Dante Pettis Note
Dante Pettis photo 212. Dante Pettis WR - (at NYJ)
Trent Taylor Note
Trent Taylor photo 238. Trent Taylor WR - (at NYJ)
Jeff Wilson Jr. Note
Jeff Wilson Jr. photo 299. Jeff Wilson Jr. RB - (at NYJ)
Mohamed Sanu Note
Mohamed Sanu photo 313. Mohamed Sanu WR - (at NYJ)
The 49ers went out and signed Sanu this week, which makes sense considering his familiarity with Kyle Shanahan's offense. The question we want to know is: How much will he play after just a couple of days with the team? Sanu's familiar with changing teams, as this is his fourth uniform in the NFL. Just last year, he changed teams midway through the season. Remember when Emmanuel Sanders was traded to the 49ers last year? In his first game with the team (and no knowledge of Shanahan's offense), he totaled five targets, catching four of them for 25 yards and a touchdown. Given it's Aiyuk's first NFL game, and that Bourne has topped 42 yards in one game since the start of last year, Sanu should be involved. There are a lot of different outcomes possible with Sanu, but he might be my favorite option on the 49ers this week.
2 days ago
Ross Dwelley Note
Ross Dwelley photo 318. Ross Dwelley TE - (at NYJ)
Charlie Woerner Note
Charlie Woerner photo 351. Charlie Woerner TE - (at NYJ)
Richie James Jr. Note
Richie James Jr. photo 376. Richie James Jr. WR - (at NYJ)
Jauan Jennings Note
Jauan Jennings photo 388. Jauan Jennings WR - (at NYJ)
River Cracraft Note
River Cracraft photo 468. River Cracraft WR - (at NYJ)