49ers activate RB Jerick McKinnon

The 49ers have activated RB Jerick McKinnon from the PUP list. A key part of their backfield is back in the mix following an ACL tear last preseason.

Fantasy Impact: 

The activation of Jerick McKinnon can only cause trouble in fantasy, as the 49ers now have three above-average running backs vying for touches in an offense that often uses running backs in a committee. McKinnon does have a ways to go to get back up to speed and will most likely lag behind for a month or so as he works to make up ground. For now, Tevin Coleman remains the lead back, but it will be tough to keep Matt Breida off the field unless he's hurt.

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