RB Elijah Mitchell’s Game Status Has Been Announced By The 49ers

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Elijah Mitchell, the 49ers’ running back, has been ruled out of this weekend’s game.

This weekend, the San Francisco 49ers will face the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Florida.

However, it appears that rookie running back Elijah Mitchell will be left on the bench.

The 49ers listed the rookie halfback as questionable for the Jaguars game on Friday.

With backup running back JaMycal Hasty also out, Jeff Wilson Jr. will take over as the starter, with Trey Sermon as his backup.

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Mitchell, a sixth-round draft pick out of Louisiana, has been one of the league’s best rookie running backs this season.

Mitchell had at least 89 yards from scrimmage in each of the previous four games before his rib injury.

Mitchell has 560 rushing yards in seven games so far.

He’s also scored three rushing touchdowns this year.

Elijah Mitchell has been a big part of the 49ers’ rushing attack this season, which ranks in the top half of the league.

He could be a darkhorse candidate for Offensive Rookie of the Year or even the NFL rushing title if he stays healthy in Weeks 3 and 4.

The 49ers’ playoff hopes are still alive at 4-5 on the season.

The 49ers must weather the storm without their prized rookie with games against the Jaguars and Minnesota Vikings looming.

Will Elijah Mitchell’s backup duo of Jeff Wilson Jr. and Trey Sermon be able to keep the fort?

At 1 p.m., the 49ers will face the Jaguars.

EST and will be broadcast on FOX.

RB Elijah Mitchell’s Game Status Is Unfortunate For The 49ers

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49ers Announce Unfortunate Game Status For RB Elijah Mitchell

49ers Announce Unfortunate Game Status For RB Elijah Mitchell

49ers Announce Unfortunate Game Status For RB Elijah Mitchell

49ers Announce Unfortunate Game Status For RB Elijah Mitchell

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