#49ers RB Jeff Wilson recently underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus, sources say. Wilson is expected to miss four to six months, which means he’ll be sidelined through the start of the regular season.
It appears Jeff Wilson will be sidelined at least four to six months after surgery to repair a torn meniscus. Raheem Mostert and rookie Trey Sermon will most likely split the backfield work to start the season, with fellow rookie Elijah Michell someone to watch during training camp.
SF RB Jeff Wilson - Week 17 Fantasy Football Outlook
Week 17 vs. Seattle Seahawks
Jeff Wilson had a great game against the Cardinals last week, gaining 183 yards on 22 carries, and adding 21 yards and a touchdown on a reception. Wilson looked like a bellcow for the 49ers in a surprising victory over the Cardinals, and with Raheem Mostert shut down for the final game of the season, expect Wilson to have another busy day this week against the Seahawks.
Seattle ranks 20th in aFPA to opposing running backs, so the opportunity is there for Wilson to repeat his production with a heavy workload. We have him ranked as a solid RB2 in all league formats. Expect another busy day for Wilson, with a good chance at finding the end zone.