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RB Tevin Coleman - San Francisco 49ers

5-11, 206Born: 4-16-1993College: IndianaDrafted: Round 3, pick 2015

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General News (Tue Jan 29): may not re-sign with the Falcons this offseason since the Falcons have Devonta Freeman under contract through the 2022 season, in the opinion of's Vaughn McClure.

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Recent Stats and Projections

17 at TB 25 8 45 1 1 1 9 0 0 11.4

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

Percentile ranks

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

Recent Game Summaries

2018 Week 17 vs TB (8 / 45 / 1 rush, 1 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)

He played with a groin injury that hampered him this week during practice. He was slated to play only half the snaps, ceding the rest to Brian Hill. He was stuffed for a two-yard loss on a delay from shotgun. Two plays later, Coleman took a first-down carry around right end for five yards. He earned two yards to the left end to begin the second drive. Coleman earned 11 yards up the right flat late in the half. He gained two a few plays later near the two-minute warning off right guard. He earned a first down up right tackle for about six yards on a second and short to begin the second half. Coleman broke two tackles off the right side for a 23-yard touchdown run to take the lead with 44 seconds left in the third quarter. Good cut downhill by Coleman to take it back inside.

2018 Week 16 vs CAR (10 / 51 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

He earned seven yards on a toss to left end from a heavy set. He ran into his own man and was limited to two yards to begin the next series. He followed up with six yards into a nice crease off left guard. Coleman earned 20 yards on a nice cut downhill of the center in the middle of the third quarter. Brian Hill earned more carries as Atlanta preserved a fourth-quarter lead despite a numbe of Falcons three-and-outs.

2018 Week 15 vs ARI (11 / 145 / 1 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

He was stuffed for no gain off left tackle to begin the second series. He got knocked out of the way by Hasaan Reddick on third down, giving up a sack that ended the series. Coleman took a toss to right end 65 yards to the Arizona 7, stiff-arming a safety in the open field to begin Atlanta's third drive. He earned eight around right end on another toss two series later. On the next play, Chandler Jones stuffed Coleman on an attempt off left guard, setting up a third and six. Ryan was well behind Coleman later in the drive on a slant that forced a 33-yard field goal. He was wrapped early on a downhill cut on second and three for a gain of two. Atlanta tried another toss to begin the second half and Arizona cut him off for a loss of one. Coleman scored on a 43-yard run late in the third quarter, breaking two bad tackle attempts. He made a nice jump cut to the middle of the crease to set up his foray into the open field. Coleman then took the ball 44 yards up the middle for another touchdown to begin the fourth quarter, but Russell Gage committed an illegal block in the back in the secondary.

2018 Week 14 vs GB (10 / 45 / 0 rush, 1 / 1 / -4 / 0 rec)

He bounced a play to the left side on a cutback for seven yards, earning more in his first two carries than he did last week. Coleman earned the first down with a four-yard run off right guard. The Packers' best lineman Kenny Clark got rolled up on the play and helped off the field, leading to a 13-yard gain run through Clark's spot where Coleman didn't touch anyone until he reached the second level of the defense. Coleman earned eight yards up the middle with a nice cut to the right flat midway through during Atlanta's first drive of the second half.

2018 Week 13 vs BAL (6 / 8 / 0 rush, 3 / 1 / 3 / 0 rec)

He earned two yards on a quick shotgun run up left guard after an eight-yard completion on a slant versus a blitz on the play before to open the game. C.J. Mosely stuffed Coleman on a toss right for a loss of two near midfield after a series of successful plays to open the game, setting up a third and three. Coleman earned a first down on second and three on a run to right end a few plays later. Ryan overshot a wide-open Tevin Coleman on a wheel route up the left sideline inside the Baltimore five. Michael Pierce stuffed Coleman up the middle on a fourth and one to end the third series. Coleman and the left side of his line generated a small push for two yards to begin Atlanta's fourth series. Baltimore's defense opened the second half with a stuff of Coleman for a two-yard loss. Coleman fumbled after catching a short pass at the end of the third quarter but recovered it.

2018 Week 12 vs NO (8 / 6 / 0 rush, 4 / 3 / 17 / 1 rec)

The Saints repeatedly tested Coleman's patience with penetration that forced Coleman to do one of two things: cut his stride length to run more patiently and set up a cutback or move one gap over, or attempt a dramatic bounce-out. Coleman, who lacks great footwork, chose the bounce-outs repeatedly and was shut down for most of the game with short gains and losses. His best gain of the night came late in the fourth quarter on receiver throw-out on a drive where he scored on another short pass of four yards. Matt Ryan outgained Coleman on the ground by 10 yards in this game (16 to 6).

2018 Week 11 vs DAL (8 / 58 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 27 / 0 rec)

He earned a first down after a big hit over the middle on a short slant from a wide split on third and five from an empty set. Coleman bounced a run for 15 to left end on the second play of the second series. Coleman broke a tackle and made a defender miss for a one-yard gain on a shotgun toss play during the third series, getting Atlanta set up for a quarterback sneak and a first down. Coleman earned about 14 yards off right end but the left guard held on the play and nullified the run that kicked off the fourth series. Coleman earned four on a short pass to the flat with a little more than a minute left. He earned 17 yards up the left side of the line on a delay through a huge hole early in the second half. He broke a tackle in the backfield on the next play on a short pass where Matt Ryan spun free of Demarcus Lawrence's pressure. This play should have bene over but Coleman earned about 15 yards on the play. Coleman earned 10 on a toss to left end early in the fourth quarter. He earned another seven yards up the middle two plays later through a big crease to get across midfield. Coleman earned 14 with a cut back through a huge crease up the middle once again for a first down to reach Atlanta's 45 late in the game. Malik Collins cut through the line to the right edge on a shotgun run for a loss of three two plays later to set up a third and nine.

2018 Week 10 vs CLE (11 / 44 / 0 rush, 5 / 3 / 19 / 0 rec)

He earned 16 yards on a misdirection toss play to the right side that pit the receivers in the flats against the secondary. Coleman exited the field with a limp. He returned and gained six up the middle two series later, breaking a tackle at the line. He followed with a six-yard gain and a first down at the left sideline as Ryan's check-down. Coleman earned a six-yard gain up the middle after breaking a tackle to reach the Cleveland four but then got stuffed by the backside defender on the following play. Jamie Collins cut down Coleman on a run to left end early in the second half for an eight-yard loss. After a short kickoff, Coleman earned 18 around right end to reach midfield in the third quarter. Coleman dropped a check-down late in the third quarter. The ball bounced off his hands. Jabril Peppers hit Coleman high a run up the middle and knocked Coleman backwards inches shy of the goal line. Cleveland stuffed Coleman on third and goal from the one. Damarious Randall stuffed Coleman from backside pursuit for a loss on a third and goal from the one.

2018 Week 9 vs WAS (13 / 88 / 0 rush, 7 / 5 / 68 / 2 rec)

He earned great blocks up the left flat on a 39-yard screen for a touchdown. He also earned a strong gain on a run to left end two series later. He pushed for four up the middle during the third series of the game and then earned a first down on the next play as the runner working the left flat from shotgun for a catch and run up the sideline. He began the second half with an eight-yard gain on a toss play to left tackle. He earned a second huge crease up the middle on the next play with a 16-yard gain on a double team and the linebacker slow to reach the gap. Coleman earned 10 yards off the left side against a walled-off front that was at a personnel disadvantage. He scored on a again on a swing pass to the right flat. Coleman earned the bulk of his yardage off the left end.

2018 Week 7 vs NYG (11 / 50 / 1 rush, 2 / 2 / 32 / 0 rec)

He earned a strong crease off right tackle and accelerated through it for a 12-yard gain on the second play of the game. Two plays later, he lost a yard on a run to right end. He earned four yards up the middle with his third carry to begin the second drive from a three-tight end set. New York stuffed Coleman on a pitch to the right for a loss of a yard. He barely reached the line of scrimmage on a screen to the left flat a few plays later. Coleman earned three yards off tackle to begin the fourth series. Coleman got stretched out by the defense midway through the third quarter and only gained two yards on his first third-quarter carry. Coleman sealed the game midway through the fourth quarter nice cut in the crease back to the inside and then up the sideline for the 30-yard touchdown. With an eight-point lead, the Giants stretched Coleman to the sideline for a loss late in the game and he limped off the field after a collision with his lower leg.

2018 Week 6 vs TB (10 / 35 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 6 / 1 rec)

He earned an easy six yards off right tackle to begin Atlanta's first series from an I-formation set. Coleman earned a strong cutback on a run to right end and gained 19. Ryan targeted Coleman on a seam route against Brent Grimes in the end zone but overthrew the route. The Buccaneers stretched out Coleman late in the second quarter for a short gain. Coleman earned a combined 20 yards on a pair of pitches to each side of the field on consecutive touches in the third quarter. Coleman earned a bootleg target for a score in the middle of the quarter to hold serve and regain a two-possession lead.

2018 Week 5 vs PIT (7 / 15 / 0 rush, 2 / 2 / 15 / 0 rec)

He earned a quick four yards on a short-yardage run on third down to open the second quarter. Coleman failed in two blitz situations during the first half that resulted in a pair of sacks. Coleman's runs did not earn significant gains beyond the line of scrimmage during the first three quarters. There was always one unblocked man making a tackle early.

2018 Week 4 vs CIN (14 / 51 / 0 rush, 3 / 3 / 26 / 0 rec)

He began the game with a three-yard gain off right guard and then turned a third-and-one run for a first down across midfield, doing a good job picking through a big crease. He followed up that up with a six-yard gain with a backside cutback on the outside zone play. Coleman dragged across the defense on a crossing route for a first-down catch and run to reach midfield during the second drive. Coleman earned a first down on a check-down to the flat to begin the second quarter. Coleman played well but didn't earn consistent volume.

2018 Week 3 vs NO (15 / 33 / 0 rush, 3 / 2 / 14 / 1 rec)

The Saints limited Coleman to modest gains early. His best run of the half was an eight-yard draw play with a little more than a minute left deep in their own territory in a passing-down situation. Atlanta ran the same play to him on the next play for a loss, forcing a time out. Atlanta finally got Coleman outside on a run to left end with Coleman making a nice stutter towards the cutback inside and then continued bouncing to the sideline for a gain to the Falcons' 38. Coleman scored on a short pass, ducking through a wrap at the sideline and extending the ball to the pylon early in the fourth quarter to retake the lead. He earned a second red zone pass in as many drives, getting Atlanta to the Saints' three. He was stuffed on the next play due to good penetration up the middle.

2018 Week 2 vs CAR (16 / 107 / 0 rush, 4 / 4 / 18 / 0 rec)

Carolina stuffed Coleman twice on outside zone runs during the first drive but he broke free on a well-blocked toss play on third and 1, running through a Luke Kuechly grab for a first down across midfield for over 20 yards. Coleman earned 36 yards off right tackle with a great move in the crease. Coleman earned 19 yards up the middle with a nice cutback in the late third quarter. Atlanta earned a lot of good second-level and backside blocks to open Coleman to the second and third level of the defense.

2018 Week 1 vs PHI (9 / 19 / 1 rush, 2 / 1 / 26 / 0 rec)

He earned a quick five yards up the middle to begin the second series. Coleman failed to cut back inside on a toss play once he reached the edge and was forced to the sideline for a loss of three yards on a first-down run in Eagles territory. On the next play, he earned 26 yards on a throwback screen. Coleman earned six yards late in the third quarter around left end nullified by a clipping call. Coleman scored from an I formation run with a nice cut at the second level to take the lead.


Latest News

49ers | Quartet of RBs for San Francisco? (Sat Mar 16, 07:12 PM) - San Francisco 49ers RB Tevin Coleman is expected to lead what could be a group of four active running backs on game days this season. Coleman and fellow RBs Jerick McKinnon, Matt Breida and Raheem Mostert would comprise the foursome.

Our View: It's going to be a cluster you-know-what for Fantasy GMs. We'll have to see how much of the workload Coleman gets and how the touches are split between the guys behind him before we know how to project this RB corps.
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49ers | Tevin Coleman contract details (Thu Mar 14, 02:16 PM) - San Francisco 49ers RB Tevin Coleman's two-year contract is worth $8.5 million. He will receive $3.6 million in the first year of the deal with no signing bonus. A maximum of $10.6 million can be earned with incentives.

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49ers | Tevin Coleman joining 49ers (Wed Mar 13, 05:55 PM) - Free-agent RB Tevin Coleman (Falcons) agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers Wednesday, March 13, worth $10 million, according to a source.

Our View: Coleman is familiar with Kyle Shanahan from their days together in Atlanta when Shanahan was the offensive coordinator and they made a Super Bowl run. He's set to compete for the top spot in San Francisco, with Matt Breida (and may Jerrick McKinnon) in line to be his biggest competition.
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Eagles | Philly has interest in Tevin Coleman (Fri Mar 8, 02:31 PM) - Free-agent RB Tevin Coleman (Falcons) will be squarely on the radar of the Philadelphia Eagles when free agency opens, according to NFL Network's Mike Garofolo, who adds the Eagles will have company when it comes to competing for his services.

Our View: The Eagles have a clustered backfield right now and that may not be attractive for Coleman. He may want to get a chance to be a featured runner for his next NFL team. We'll see if the Eagles can outbid other teams (Denver?) for his services.
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