October 19, 2018

NFL - Latest 49ers Player Notes
10/18/2018 - Cole Wick  
TE Cole Wick was signed by the 49ers to their practice squad Thursday (Oct. 18). Wick (6-6, 257) appeared in five games this season prior to being waived on Oct. 16.

10/17/2018 - C.J. Beathard  
QB C.J. Beathard matched his career-high with two touchdown passes in the Week 6 loss to Green Bay. His record fell to 1-7 in NFL starts.

10/17/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida (sprained ankle) was limited to 14 touches (all rushes) in the Week 6 loss at Green Bay. He scored on a 3-yard run at the end of the 49ers' first possession, the second week in a row he culminated the club's first possession with a TD. The 49ers hadn't scored TDs on their first possession in consecutive games since Weeks 16-17 of the 2014 season.

10/17/2018 - Raheem Mostert  
RB Raheem Mostert registered career-highs for carries (12) and rushing yards (87) in the Week 6 loss at Green Bay. He also caught a 26-yard pass, the longest of his career. Mostert averaged 7.25 yards per rush, helping the 49ers raise their season average to 5.12, the third-best in the NFL behind Denver (5.32) and Dallas (5.15).

10/17/2018 - Marquise Goodwin  
WR Marquise Goodwin (strained hamstring) recorded career-bests of 126 receiving yards and two touchdowns in the Week 6 loss at Green Bay. After having missed the Week 5 loss to Arizona to help resolve his hamstring issue, Goodwin hauled in a 67-yard TD reception against the Packers, his longest catch-and-run of the season.

10/17/2018 - DeForest Buckner  
DT DeForest Buckner increased his season total to 4.5 sacks with one in the loss at Green Bay. He now has 13.5 sacks in his career.

10/17/2018 - Jimmie Ward  
DB/FS Jimmie Ward (strained hamstring) couldn't finish the 49ers' Week 6 loss at Green Bay. He was unable to practice Wednesday as the team began preparations for the Week 7 matchup with the Los Angeles Rams and is unlikely to be able to play in the game.

10/17/2018 - Marcell Harris  
S Marcell Harris was designated for return from reserve/injured by the 49ers Wednesday (Oct. 17). He is eligible to be activated to play in two weeks, but can practice for a maximum of 21 days.

10/17/2018 - Ryan Delaire  
DE Ryan Delaire was signed by the 49ers to their practice squad Wednesday (Oct. 17). He had been waived by the 49ers Monday. Delaire (6-4, 260) was promoted to San Francisco's active roster from the practice squad on October 6, 2018 and appeared in one game prior to being waived Monday.

10/17/2018 - Joe Staley  
LT Joe Staley believes that quarterback C.J. Beathard has the team headed in the right direction. Beathard tossed two touchdowns to speedy receiver Marquise Goodwin in San Francisco's 33-30 setback to the Green Bay Packers on Monday night. The 24-year-old Beathard, however, was undone by a late interception that helped the Packers send the 49ers (1-5) to their fourth straight loss. "We have 100 percent confidence in C.J. Everyone else thinks of him as a backup. He is not a backup. The guy is a starter. He runs our offense really, really well," Staley said.

10/16/2018 - Tom Savage  
QB Tom Saage was signed to a one-year deal by the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced Tuesday. Since the season-ending knee injury to Jimmy Garoppolo, the 49ers' starting quarterback has been C.J. Beathard. His backup is Nick Mullens. Head coach Kyle Shanahan confirmed that Savage would be the team's No. 3 quarterback. In four seasons with Houston (2014-17), he appeared in 13 games, including nine starts, and completed 181 of 315 pass attempts for 2,000 yards, five touchdowns and six interceptions. The Texas went 2-7 in his nine starts.

10/15/2018 - Ross Dwelley  
TE Ross Dwelley was signed by the 49ers from their practice squad Monday (Oct. 15). A 23-year-old native of El Dorado Hills, Calif., Dwelley (6-5, 240) originally signed with the 49ers as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 30, 2018 from the University of San Diego. He was released by San Francisco on September 1, 2018 and signed to the team's practice squad the following day. WR Rashad Greene Sr. was signed by the Jaguars Monday (Oct. 15). He had been waived by the Jaguars Oct. 6.

10/14/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida is inching closer to possibly playing in Monday's road game versus the Green Bay Packers. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan initially labeled Breida as "doubtful" with a left ankle injury on Friday, but altered that to questionable one day later. Breida was limited in practice Friday after he missed the previous two practices with an injury that forced him out of last Sunday's 28-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter

10/11/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida (sprained ankle) was held out of practice Thursday and is very questionable for the Week 6 Monday night game against Green Bay. The league's fifth-leading rusher suffered the injury in the first quarter of the Week 5 loss to Arizona. Breida had been limited by shoulder and knee injuries earlier in the season.

10/11/2018 - Kyle Juszczyk  
FB Kyle Juszczyk ranks 10th in the NFL overall and fifth among running backs in receiving yards with 197. His career-best is 321 yards, set in 2015.

10/11/2018 - Marquise Goodwin  
WR Marquise Goodwin (strained hamstring) was a full-go at practice Thursday after having missed the Week 5 loss to Arizona. Goodwin is expected to be close to 100 percent for the Week 6 matchup with Green Bay.

10/11/2018 - Pierre Garcon  
WR Pierre Garcon (strained shoulder) was off the field for 36 of 98 offensive snaps in the Week 5 loss to Arizona after suffering the injury in the second quarter. He was held out of practice on Thursday and is questionable for the Week 6 game against Green Bay.

10/11/2018 - Dante Pettis  
WR/KR Dante Pettis (strained knee) missed the Week 5 loss to Arizona and already has been ruled out of the Week 6 game at Green Bay.

10/11/2018 - Trent Taylor  
WR/PR Trent Taylor (bruised back) did not practice Thursday after having complained about back soreness in the Week 5 loss to Arizona. He likely will return to practice by week's end.

10/11/2018 - Joe Staley  
LT Joe Staley (knee) was able to play all 98 snaps in the Week 5 loss to Arizona after having been questionable for the game.

10/11/2018 - Weston Richburg  
C Weston Richburg (strained knee) struggled through 85 of the 98 snaps in the Week 5 loss to Arizona. He was held out of practice Thursday, but is likely to be able to play in the Week 6 game against Green Bay.

10/11/2018 - Richard Sherman  
CB Richard Sherman (strained left calf) returned from a one-game absence to be on the field for all 51 defensive snaps in the Week 5 loss to Arizona.

10/11/2018 - Jaquiski Tartt  
SS Jaquiski Tartt (shoulder stinger) returned from a two-game absence to play 50 of the 51 defensive snaps in the Week 5 loss to Arizona.

10/10/2018 - Robbie Gould  
PK Robbie Gould missed a 45-yard field-goal attempt in the second quarter of the Week 5 loss to Arizona, ending his streak of consecutive makes at a franchise-record 33. Gould went scoreless in the Arizona game as his only PAT attempt was aborted by a mishandled snap.

10/11/2018 - Weston Richburg  
C Weston Richburg sat lout Thursday's practice with a knee injury. t is unclear whether he will play on Monday against Green Bay.

10/11/2018 - Dante Pettis  
WR Dante Pettis missed Thursday's practice with a knee injury. It is unclear whether he will play on Monday against Green Bay.

10/11/2018 - Joe Staley  
OT Joe Staley sat out Thursday's practice with a knee injury. It is unclear whether he will play Monday against Green Bay.

10/11/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida sat out Thursday's practice with an ankle injury. He has not been ruled out for Monday's game against the Green Bay Packers but the 49ers are considering calling up a running back from the practice squad if Bredia cannot play.

10/09/2018 - Najee Toran  
G Najee Toran was signed by the 49ers to the practice squad Tuesday (Oct. 9). He had been released by the 49ers from the practice squad Saturday. Toran (6-2, 305) was promoted to the active roster on September 12, 2018 from the team's practice squad and did not see action in his three games with the team prior to his release on October 6.

10/09/2018 - *Tyvis Powell  
DB Tyvis Powell was signed by the 49ers to the practice squad Tuesday (Oct. 9). He had been released by the 49ers from the practice squad Saturday. Powell (6-3, 211) was promoted to the 49ers active roster on September 22, 2018 from the team's practice squad. He appeared in two games and registered one special teams tackle prior to his release on October 6.

10/09/2018 - Matthew Dayes  
RB Matthew Dayes was signed by the 49ers to their practice squad Tuesday (Oct. 9). He had been waived by the Browns Sept. 1. Dayes (5-9, 205) was originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the seventh round (252nd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. Last season with Cleveland, he appeared in 16 games and registered five carries for 13 yards along with four receptions for 29 yards. He also added 18 kickoff returns for 437 yards (24.3 average) and eight tackles on special teams. Dayes was waived by the team on September 2, 2018

10/08/2018 - C.J. Beathard  
QB C.J. Beathard established single-game career highs in completions. (34), attempts (54) and passing yards (349) while also matching his personal best with two touchdown passes. He also scored his first rushing touchdown of the season, a 1-yarder that was also the fourth rushing TD of his career.

10/08/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida had an MRI on Monday and the results were somewhat positive as he only has a mid-ankle sprain. The 49ers have not ruled out Breida for Monday night's game yet. Breida had eight carries for 56 yards to go along with a 5-yard touchdown catch before getting injured.

10/08/2018 - Alfred Morris  
RB Alfred Morris got the bulk of the carries after Matt Breida went out, registering 18 carries for 61 yards and tied his career high with three catches for 30 yards.

10/08/2018 - Cassius Marsh  
DL Cassius Marsh notched his first sack of the year Sunday. He now has 7.0 sacks in his career.

10/08/2018 - Trent Taylor  
WR Trent Taylor registered a career-high seven catches for 61 yards and a score, his first TD reception of the season and third of his career.

10/08/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of his ankle injury. Breida was injured on a run during the first quarter of Sunday's 28-18 setback to the Arizona Cardinals. The 23-year-old attempted to cut to the left, stumbled and went to the ground, where he immediately clutched at his left ankle. Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reported that X-rays came back negative and that Breida suffered a mid-to-high ankle sprain. Maiocco noted that Breida could sit out additional time so that the injury will "not be something that bothers him throughout the rest of the season."

10/08/2018 - George Kittle  
TE George Kittle led the 49ers with five catches and 83 yards.

10/08/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida left the game with an injured ankle in the first quarter. He finished with eight carries on 56 yards before exiting.

10/08/2018 - Robbie Gould  
PK Robbie Gould endured a rough outing. Besides not being able to attempt the PAT because of the botched extra-point attempt, he also missed wide right from 45 yards out, snapping his team-record streak of 33 straight field goals.

10/08/2018 - C.J. Beathard  
QB C.J. Beathard scored from one yard out in the final two minutes but it was too late as San Francisco dropped to 1-12 in the last two seasons without Jimmy Garoppolo as the starting the quarterback. Beathard completed 34-of-54 passes for 349 yards and two touchdowns. He also was intercepted twice, fumbled twice and sacked four times.

10/07/2018 - Victor Bolden Jr.  
WR Victor Bolden Jr. had his roster exemption lifted by the 49ers Saturday (Oct. 6). He had been reinstated from reserve/suspended Monday. Bolden Jr. (5-8, 178) signed with the 49ers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 4, 2017. He appeared in nine games last season and registered 19 kickoff returns for 396 yards, four punt returns for 23 yards and one forced fumble on special teams.

10/07/2018 - Ryan Delaire  
DE Ryan Delaire was signed by the 49ers from their practice squad Saturday (Oct. 6). Delaire (6-4, 260) originally entered the NFL after signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 8, 2015. After he was waived by Tampa Bay on September 5, 2015, he was signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad on September 7, 2015. On September 30, 2015, he was signed to the Carolina Panthers active roster where he went on to appear in 15 games and register 14 tackles, 3.5 sacks and one pass defensed in two seasons (2015-16). He also appeared in one playoff game for Carolina in 2015 and registered one tackle. Delaire was waived by the Panthers on July 25, 2017 and later signed with the Indianapolis Colts on August 11, 2018. He was waived by Indianapolis on September 2 and signed to the 49ers practice squad on September 26.

10/07/2018 - Jimmy Garoppolo  
QB Jimmy Garoppolo is expected to be sidelined six-to-eight months after doctors found only a torn ACL when they operated on the knee of the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, ESPN reported on Sunday. The timeline would put Garoppolo on track to be ready for training camp. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan even expressed hope that Garoppolo could potentially beat that timeline. "I'm hoping that he'll be able to get into OTAs and do some non-contact stuff with throwing the ball and everything," Shanahan told reporters. "It's always a little bit better when you're dealing with a quarterback and stuff as opposed to other positions, because you can get them in hopefully in seven-on-seven drills a little bit early and things like that, which helps those guys get involved a lot faster."

10/06/2018 - Joe Staley  
LT Joe Staley was among three offensive linemen listed as questionable for Sunday's game. Staley was hurt in last week's loss to the Chargers, and was unable to return. Staley would be matched up against Arizona defensive end Chandler Jones, who has 3.0 sacks this season after leading the league with 17 in 2017.

10/06/2018 - Matt Breida  
RB Matt Breida was limited in practice all week because of a shoulder injury. Breida leads the team with 313 yards rushing in his second season.

10/06/2018 - Dante Pettis  
WR Dante Pettis already has been ruled out of Sunday's due to a knee injury. Pettis was unable to practice all week.

10/06/2018 - Marquise Goodwin  
WR Marquise Goodwin (quadriceps/hamstring) was limited again in practice Friday. Goodwin is questionable for Sunday's game against the visiting Arizona Cardinals.

10/06/2018 - Richard Sherman  
CB Richard Sherman was limited in practice Friday after sitting out last week's game against the Los Angeles Chargers due to a calf injury. Sherman was injured in a Week 3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and had his left foot in a walking boot after the game. Reports out of San Francisco on Monday indicated Sherman could miss two to three weeks.

10/06/2018 - Jimmie Ward  
CB Jimmie Ward was unable to practice Friday after injuring his hamstring in Thursday's practice and was among seven San Francisco players listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup. "He's had a history with it," 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said of Ward's hamstring issue, per the San Francisco Chronicle. "We'll see how it feels Sunday."