49ers RB Carlos Hyde gets benched

49ers RB Carlos Hyde was replaced by rookie Matt Brieda for much of the game as coach Kyle Shanahan said he went with the "hot hand."

Breida out-snapped Hyde, 34 to 32. Breida earned 10 carries for 49 yards and was a hair shy of breaking off a long run. Hyde meanwhile carried just eight times for 11 yards.

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Hyde spent the week dealing with a hip issue but said his curtailed playtime had nothing to do with the injury. "That wasn't injury-related," Hyde said. "That was just the coach's call. ... I don't like it, but my boy, Matt, he's a good back. So he did a good job going in there and making plays and stuff." Breida could be a hot pickup this week on the wire.

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