Jarryd Hayne continues to impress as return specialist
Jarryd Hayne had another impressing outing for the 49ers. The former rugby player had punt returns of 27, 34 and 23 yards in the first quarter versus the Cowboys on Sunday.
Australian rugby star Hayne sizzles in 49ers debut
Former Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne made a lasting impression on Saturday night in his debut as a running back for the San Francisco 49ers. Will he make the team?
Making the Leap, No. 7: Carlos Hyde
Carlos Hyde must display improved patience and let holes develop in San Francisco. Balancing decisiveness and patience is tough for a rookie, but we expect Hyde to improve in those areas in Year 2.
Adrian Peterson not expected to get preseason carries
Minnesota Vikings fans will have to wait until the regular season to see Adrian Peterson. The running back is not expected to play during the preseason.
Fantasy football 2015 backfield situations by team
Sorting out the backfields of NFL rosters can be a difficult task. NFL Fantasy is here to help, with a complete breakdown of all 32 NFL backfields to help you prep for the fantasy football season.
Fantasy roster reset: NFC West
Are the Seahawks becoming a passing team? Not as long as Marshawn Lynch walks the Earth. Fantasy Roster Reset touches down in the NFC West.
San Francisco 49ers waived/injured RB Kendall Hunter
The San Francisco 49ers waived/injured running back Kendall Hunter. Hunter, who tore his ACL, reverted to the 49ers' injured-reserve list on Tuesday.
Harbaugh: Marcus Lattimore to be a part of 49ers in '14
San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore has yet to be activated, but coach Jim Harbaugh assured reporters on Friday that last year's fourth-round pick has already earned a spot with the team.
Committee Meetings: Crowded backfields to watch
We dive into the wild world of running back committees once again as training camp battles play out this summer. Curious about the Law Firm, CJ2K, Doug Martin and more? Find out more here.
Matt Forte hopes to redefine fantasy running backs
In the latest Training Camp Fantasy Notebook, Matt Forte wants to buck the trend of older running backs in decline. We check in on some of the QB competitions around the league.
Seven injuries to know about for fantasy drafts
When teams start practicing, it's inevitable that players will suffer injuries. Make sure you stay up to date with the latest injures around the NFL so your fanatsy roster isn't on ice come draft day.
Winners and Losers from Training Camp Week 1
Teddy Bridgewater's stealing reps from Matt Cassel in Minnesota and Vick Ballard's injury was a huge hit to Indianapolis' backfield. Who else saw their stock rise and fall?
Twelve things we learned Saturday in training camp
Once again, Revis Island appears to be the most dangerous real estate in the NFL, as Darrelle Revis shut down Patriots teammate Tom Brady. What else can we take away from Saturday?
San Francisco 49ers' Kendall Hunter suffers torn ACL
The San Francisco 49ers' backfield suffered an early setback as Kendall Hunter went down in Friday's practice. The team later announced that Hunter suffered a torn ACL.
Top 16 NFC position battles during training camp
With training camp around the corner, Around The League breaks down the top competitions, highlighted by a starting quarterback battle in Minnesota between a veteran and a first-round pick.
Fantasy stock watch
Wide receivers Cordarrelle Patterson and Josh Gordon are two of 10 players Michael Fabiano projects to have "up" and "down" seasons. Which other players made the list?
Niners' Marcus Lattimore has eyes on Frank Gore's job
Frank Gore sits securely in the starting running back role for the San Francisco 49ers, and Marcus Lattimore knows it. But that doesn't mean the young running back isn't dreaming of swiping the top job.
Putting Kiffin's talk to the test: Identifying NFL's top RB trios
Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin said he will put his top three running backs against any trio on an NFL roster. Here are five trios that could meet the challenge.
Fantasy football backfield situations by team
So you have high hopes for your first-round fantasy running back, eh? Michael Fabiano breaks down the NFL's backfields to help you insure your big fantasy investment.
Report: LaMichael James joins 49ers' workouts
LaMichael James missed early offseason workouts while he took care of a newborn baby. The San Francisco 49ers running back returned to an even more crowded backfield this week.
Marcus Lattimore ready to compete with Carlos Hyde
Marcus Lattimore says he's had no problems with his knee. That didn't stop the San Francisco 49ers from drafting running back Carlos Hyde. Lattimore said he's looking forward to competing with the rookie runner.
Carlos Hyde taken 57th overall by San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers surprisingly selected a running back, taking Carlos Hyde with the 57th overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Hyde is the latest to compete with veteran Frank Gore for the starting slot.
Trent Baalke talks LaMichael James, Aldon Smith
LaMichael James didn't attend the San Francisco 49ers' voluntary workouts, and the running back has been the subject of trade rumors. But general manager Trent Baalke said he has no plans to trade James.
Fantasy bye week replacements: Running backs
It seems unlikely, but Peyton Hillis could still find life on your fantasy roster as a bye week replacement. Check out our entire replacement schedule.