RB Matt Breida - San Francisco 49ers

5-11, 190Born: 2-28-1995College: Georgia SouthernDrafted: ---

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Breida is out for Week 11

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Recent Stats and Projections

WEEKOPPoSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumLPts
8 vs CAR 19 11 35 0 1 1.0 15 0 0 5
9 at ARI 29 15 78 0 2 2.0 14 0 0 9.2
10 vs SEA 25 10 18 0 2 2.0 7 0 0 2.5
11 vs ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12 vs GB PROJ-Tremblay * 6 * * 0.5 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36

Percentile ranks

Matt Breida's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Recent Game Summaries

2019 Week 10 vs SEA (10 / 18 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 7 / 0 rec)

Completely on-brand, Breida left the game early due to injury. Before doing so, all of the carries before his last one came against eight-man boxes, and so they mostly went nowhere.

2019 Week 9 vs ARI (15 / 78 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 14 / 0 rec)

Nearly two-thirds of Breida's 94 scrimmage yards came on three plays: Two runs of 31 and 19 yards respectively in which he wasn't touched until the end; and a 9-yard reception in which he wasn't covered on a shallow cross across the middle.

2019 Week 8 vs CAR (11 / 35 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 15 / 0 rec)

Breida gained 32 of his 50 scrimmage yards on two plays. On San Francisco's first drive, which ended in a touchdown, Breida ran untouched for 15 yards down to the Panthers 2 yard line after faking a handoff, then turning around to catch a shovel pass. This was more a particularly clever design by Kyle Shanahan than anything. Then, just before the 49ers scored their third touchdown, Breida took an outside zone pitch 17 yards down to Carolina's 10 yard line -- once again untouched until being tackled.

2019 Week 7 vs WAS (8 / 35 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 1 / 0 rec)

Breida started to get things going late in the first half, with a couple of nice cutbacks on outside zone for 20 total yards. Unfortunately, he wasn't used in the final 25 minutes of game time due to a possible concussion.

2019 Week 6 vs LAR (13 / 36 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 27 / 0 rec)

Breida played less than usual because he was nursing an ankle injury for most of the game. There weren't many holes to run through, but he did have a couple of explosive runs in the third quater. One inolved spinning out of a hit at the line of scrimmage, creating 8 yards out of nothing. The second saw Breida explode through a hole, and nearly spin out of another tackle 9 yards downfield.

2019 Week 5 vs CLE (11 / 114 / 1 rush, 3 / 3 / 15 / 1 rec)

Although Breida's highlight reel got much of the attention in the aftermath of this game, astute observers will recognize that a) his was basically a two-play performance, and b) the defense didn't come within yards of him on either of said plays. To wit, on Breida's 83-yard touchdown to start the game, blocks by Kyle Juszczyk and George Kittle catapulted him to the second level of the defense, and his 4.39-forty warp drive sent him to the end zone untouched. Similarly, rookie Cleveland linebacker Mack Wilson seemed to get defeated by Breida's presnap shift, as well as his pivot route out of the backfield.

2019 Week 3 vs PIT (14 / 68 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 20 / 0 rec)

For the second straight week, Breida played only around 40 percent of snaps despite Tevin Coleman's absence. And once again, he looked like San Francisco's best running back nonetheless. Although the offensive line created gaping holes for him, Breida made defenders miss on multiple occasions. One he probably wishes he'd have made miss was linebacker Devin Bush on a third quarter carry that netted five yards, but could have gone the distance given Bush was the last line of defense between Breida and the end zone.

2019 Week 2 vs CIN (12 / 121 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / 11 / 0 rec)

There are three main takeaways from Breida's performance against Cincinnati. First, although he started, he played only 29 pecent of snaps; fewer than "backups" Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson. Relatedly, Breida came off the field when San Francisco advanced into the red zone. Finally, and on a more positive note, what with play-calling producing wide-open running lanes and receiving routes on play after play, Breida had the single-most impressive display of individual skill among the 49ers' skill position players. On 3rd-and-1 at Cincinnati's 49-yard line midway through the second quarter, Breida took a handoff and immediately ran into the backside of center Weston Richburg. However, he saw a cutback lane to his right and took it, but cornerback William Jackson III had him dead to rights on backside contain. No worries, Breida jump cut to the right as Jackson III dove at his legs, then jump cut back to the left to juke linebacker Nick Vigil out of his shoes. After that Herculean effort to gain that first yard, the final 33 yards of the run were a relative piece of cake.

2019 Week 1 vs TB (15 / 37 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Because of linebacker Lavonte David playing like a heat-seeking missile, only three of Breida's touches went for more than three yards, two of which came on consecutive third quarter plays. The first of these gained 10 yards off left tackle, 5 of which came after Breida juked cornerback Vernon Hargreaves out of his shoes. On the next play, also out of the rare 22 personnel (two running backs, two tight ends), Breida slithered through heavy traffic off right tackle and picked up 13 yards.

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Latest News

49ers | Matt Breida uncertain for Wednesday (Mon Nov 18, 08:05 PM) - San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida's (ankle) availability for practice Wednesday, Nov. 20, is uncertain at this point.

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49ers | Matt Breida officially ruled out (Sun Nov 17, 03:09 PM) - San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 11 game.

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49ers | Week 11 San Francisco 49ers inactives (Sun Nov 17, 02:39 PM) - The San Francisco 49ers have declared LB Azeez Al-Shaair, PK Robbie Gould, OT Joe Staley, QB C.J. Beathard, RB Matt Breida, DT D.J. Jones and TE George Kittle inactive for Week 11.

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49ers | Matt Breida won't play in Week 11 (Sun Nov 17, 08:36 AM) - San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle) will not play in Week 11's game against the Arizona Cardinals, according to a source.

Our View: Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson will get more work with Breida sidelined.
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49ers | Matt Breida unlikely to play (Fri Nov 15, 05:46 PM) - San Francisco 49ers RB Matt Breida (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 15, and is listed as doubtful for Week 11.

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Schedule

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14@ New Orleans Saints
15vs Atlanta Falcons
16vs Los Angeles Rams
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