Matt Breida Injury Update Boosts Tevin Coleman and Raheem Mostert Fantasy Outlook in Week 11

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After failing to log practice reps this week due to an ankle injury, San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida won't play against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 11. His absence boosts the fantasy values of the 49ers' other running backs, in Tevin Coleman and Raheem Mostert.

With Breida sidelined, Coleman should see the majority of the work on Sunday. He's been quiet in recent weeks, rushing for just 63 yards across his last two games, but an increased role against the Cardinals could really help his fantasy outlook.

Arizona has the 12th-worst run defense in the NFL according to Football Outsiders' DVOA rankings, and the Cardinals are surrendering 126.0 rushing yards per game, which is the ninth-worst mark in the league.

While Coleman is undoubtedly the primary beneficiary, Mostert's value gets a boost as well. He's averaging 5.5 yards per carry on the season, and averaged 115.0 yards from scrimmage in a similar situation when Coleman was sidelined in Week 2 and 3.

Coleman comes into the game ranked as RB14 in our Week 11 PPR rankings. Mostert does not crack the top 36, but he's a viable FLEX option if you're in a pinch.

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