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Fantasy Harm Updates: Jimmy Garoppolo, Darrell Henderson, and Tevin Coleman have an effect on pickup in Week 9

The 49ers have suffered some injuries after their eighth week loss to the Seahawks. These include the launch of QB Jimmy Garoppolo and the recently activated RB Tevin Coleman. Another NFC West team also made a major contribution when the Rams lost Darrell Henderson at the start of their loss to the Dolphins. These injuries will affect fantasy football owners battling for playoff spots as they look for waiver wire pickups to help them in Week 9 and beyond.

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Jimmy Garoppolo injury update

Garoppolo left the 49ers' defeat to the Seahawks after apparently injuring himself in the third quarter. Garoppolo came off the field several times and went back to the locker room. He did not return to action.

Garoppolo has dealt with an ankle injury at times this season so he could have made that injury worse. Either way, his status for Thursday night's 49ers football game against the Packers looks grim considering how badly he looked on the field on Sunday and how hard he hobbled into the locker room. Maybe he will surprise and be active, but if he injures his ankle again the 49ers will likely keep him away to make sure he doesn't make it worse.

If Garoppolo has to miss the time, Nick Mullens will be the starter again. Mullens shouldn't be more than an option for two-QB and Superflex leagues, even against a mediocre Packers defense. San Francisco's passport catchers are slightly downgraded with Mullens at QB, but the volume available to Brandon Aiyuk and Kendrick Bourne with George Kittle (ankle) will still make them viable WR3 / Flex games.

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Darrell Henderson Injury Update

Henderson ended the Rams loss to the Dolphins after sustaining a hamstring injury just before half-time. He has not returned and it is unclear how severe his injury could be.

The Rams are goodbye in week 9. Unless Henderson's injury is severe, it shouldn't be out for too long. That said, if he misses an action, Malcolm Brown and Cam Akers will share the broadcasts in the LA backfield. Brown has seen carry consistently throughout the season so he would likely be the return leader and should definitely be classified as a potential RB2 / Flex game if available for waivers. Even if Henderson comes back, Brown is a good handcuff.

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Tevin Coleman Injury Update

Coleman was activated by IR after missing five weeks with a knee sprain, but his return didn't take long. Towards the end of the first quarter, Coleman left the game with a knee injury and never returned. It is possible that he made his previous injury worse.

Even if Coleman didn't injure his balky knee again, it's hard to imagine he could play for the 49ers in a short week. That leaves the team with only two healthy setbacks, JaMycal Hasty and Jerick McKinnon. Given that McKinnon is dealing with "leg tired", Hasty has a legitimate shot to make over 20 touches against a Packers defense just injured by Dalvin Cook. It is a must have in all fantasy formats prior to Thursday Night Football.

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