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Elijah Mitchell

DOB May 2, 1998 Age 24.7
College Louisiana-Lafayette
Drafted 2021 6.10 Exp 2
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ADP

118.00 36 trending_up

Overall

118.57

40-time
Bench
Vertical

4.38s
17 reps
38.00"

Broad Jump
Shuttle
Cone

128.0"
4.19s
6.94s

Who Is Elijah Mitchell?

Elijah I. Mitchell is an American football running back for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football at Louisiana.

Elijah Mitchell Stats

SeasonTeamGSnpSnp%RuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFL
2021SF1040465.31868785201913710
2022SF47026.240224043700
WeekOppResultSnpSnp%RuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFL
1DETW41-333563.619104100000
2PHIW17-114361.417420221100
5ARIL10-174467.79430221900
7INDL18-303766.118107100000
8CHIW33-223664.318137100000
9ARIL17-313966.18360554300
10LARW31-103652.92791000000
12MINW34-264970.0271331653500
13SEAL23-304984.522661331800
17HOUW23-73658.1211190221110
18LARW27-243752.92185000000
WCDALW23-174670.82796121-1100
DPGBW13-103972.217530431800
CCLARL17-202447.111200335000
1CHIL10-191725.0641000000
10LACW22-162535.21889021-100
11ARIW38-101322.4959000000
12NOW13-01521.4735022800
18ARIW38-131016.1555200000
WCSEAW41-231421.5920322510

Elijah Mitchell Articles

Tactical Transactions: Dynasty Moves to Make Before Week 17

Dec 27, 2022 · Scott Connor

We pick out some last-minute options for championship week and beyond.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Things that are Purdy Good

Dec 13, 2022 · Ken Kelly

Nobody is your friend right now.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Tragedy at an Aerobics Competition

Dec 7, 2022 · Ken Kelly

Nobody is your friend right now.

The Dynasty Fantasy Football Impact of Jimmy Garoppolo's Injury

Dec 6, 2022 · Mike Havens

We examine the dynasty impact for the 49ers offense.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 14

Dec 5, 2022 · Addison Hayes

Are there any players who could help you secure that championship?

The Dynasty Aftermath: Farewell Mr. Bunting

Nov 22, 2022 · Ken Kelly

Well. I'm gonna take off.

Dynasty Twitter Observations: Rachaad White Steps Up, Christian McCaffrey Steps Back

Nov 16, 2022 · Michael Moore

We examine some recent changes in the dynasty landscape.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Meet Your Second Wife

Nov 15, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We can't change the future, we can only see it.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Impact: The Running Back Trade Deadline Deals

Nov 1, 2022 · Ken Kelly

A flurry of trade deadline deals re-shaped the running back position.

Tactical Transactions: Dynasty Moves to Make Before Week Six

Oct 11, 2022 · Scott Connor

What are some of the top moves to make this week to improve your rosters?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week Five

Oct 10, 2022 · Addison Hayes

We provide some possible waiver wire options for your rosters this week.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week Four

Oct 3, 2022 · Addison Hayes

We trawl through the top dynasty waiver wire options this week.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Flicker and "ACE"

Sep 27, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We cover all the lineup fun, gut checks, MVPs, LVPs, and have some fun with numbers from week two.

The Dynasty Fantasy Football Impact of Trey Lance's Injury

Sep 19, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We break down the unfortunate injury to Trey Lance.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings: Cornerstone Report, Week Three

Sep 16, 2022 · Shane Hallam

Which college, rookie and sophomore players caught our eye this week?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Injury Report: Week One

Sep 14, 2022 · Jeff Mueller

We break down all the dynasty-relevant injuries after week one.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Fantasy Football Review for Week One

Sep 13, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We cover all the important news from week one in the way we know best.

Dynasty Fantasy Football: Preseason Week Three Recap

Aug 29, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We cover all the news and notes from the final week of the preseason.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings Riser: Elijah Mitchell, RB SF

Aug 20, 2022 · Jeff Smith

Is Elijah Mitchell a solid long-term investment? Or was 2021 his dynasty high?

2022 NFL Draft: Dynasty Fantasy Football Winners and Losers from the NFC West

May 6, 2022 · Tyler Justin Karp

We begin our divisional rundowns with a stroll through the NFC West.

Dynasty Fantasy Football 2022 NFL Draft Impact: A Review of Day Three

May 3, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

We review the intriguing prospects from the draft's final day.

Dynasty Fantasy Football 2022 NFL Draft Impact: A Review of Day Two

Apr 29, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

We break down the happenings of day two.

Dynasty Fantasy Football 2022 NFL Draft Impact: Veteran Winners and Losers from Day Two

Apr 29, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We break down the veteran winners and losers from day two.

Dynasty Rookie Draft Running Back Rankings: Analysis by ADP: RBs 13+

Apr 20, 2022 · Mike Havens

We look at some of this year's deeper running back prospects.

Monday Mocks: Cornerstone Players

Mar 28, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

We cover the latest mock featuring an important window of players.

Rookie Running Back Dynasty Reactions: Elijah Mitchell and Michael Carter

Feb 18, 2022 · Hutchinson Brown

We take a closer look at two late-round rookie runners from the 2021 NFL Draft.

Monday Mocks: 2023 Dynasty Startup Draft

Jan 31, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

A year from now, Bijan Robinson looks like a coveted asset.

2022 Dynasty Capsule: San Francisco 49ers

Jan 26, 2022 · Jeff Mueller

We examine the dynasty assets on the impressive San Francisco 49ers.

Monday Mocks: 2020-21 Rookie Draft Classes

Jan 24, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

Another Monday morning mock draft, this time featuring players from the 2020 and 2021 rookie classes.

Dynasty Injury Report: Week 15

Dec 22, 2021 · Jeff Mueller

We round up all the latest injuries affecting your dynasty squads.

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Elijah Mitchell News

  • Elijah Mitchell on IR again · Nov 29, 2022

    The 49ers are expected to place running back Elijah Mitchell on IR following another knee injury

    Mitchell injured his knee, yet again, in week 12 and will miss 6-8 weeks, effectively ending his fantasy season. Mitchell has shown promise when healthy but those moments have been fleeting as the 2021 sixth-round player continues to log time on the trainer's table. Recently a rising young back, his persistent injury issues continue to impact his falling RB38 status on DLF.

  • Elijah Mitchell loses value · Oct 21, 2022

    Following the 49ers acquisition of running back Christian McCaffrey from the Panthers, running back Elijah Mitchell's future is uncertain

    "Uncertain" may be putting it lightly after the injury-prone back was already facing competition for the starting the job from the surging Jeff Wilson who has looked capable as the primary option. Now, both Mitchell and Wilson are facing a significantly reduced workload following the trade. Mitchell is likely to rejoin the team in the weeks to come and it's anyone's guess how the depth chart will play out behind McCaffrey. Elijah Mitchell is found as DLF's RB31 and his future as a starter now likely rests in another uniform.

  • Elijah Mitchell injures knee · Sep 12, 2022

    49ers sophomore running back Elijah Mitchell injured his knee in week one and will miss upwards of two months.

    Mitchell's hype train lasted all of six carries. Before exiting, Mitchell worked as the primary ball carrier and tallied 41 yards. As it stands, Mitchell returns to the trainer's table and will miss valuable time while displaying his inability to remain healthy and on the field. His absence will give Jeff Wilson time atop the depth chart with every opportunity to become the primary ball carrier when Mitchell returns. Mitchell is found as DLF's RB24 and could see a modest drop following his latest injury.

  • Elijah Mitchell nursing hamstring · Aug 13, 2022

    49ers sophomore running back Elijah Mitchell is nursing a hamstring injury and likely won't see action in the preseason

    It's yet another new injury for Mitchell who carries high expectations from the dynasty community. At the same time, Mitchell has shown less durability than desired and his RB22 status won't rise until he shows he can remain off the trainer's table. Following knee surgery earlier this year, the hope was for Mitchell to build momentum into the regular season, but now the hamstring injury fuels further concern about the team's deployment of a true RBBC approach. Mitchell has fine upside should he handle the lion's share of the touches but the team has a deep stable of runners and appears ready to use them all.

  • Elijah Mitchell clear-cut top option · Aug 6, 2022

    49ers running back Elijah Mitchell remains the top option at running back

    The sixth-round 2021 rookie was the surprise of the season at the position though injuries limited Mitchell to only 11 games. Health concerns remain on the lips of 49ers coaching staff and beat writers but all remain optimistic he'll remain off the trainer's table in 2022. He's not a high volume producer as a receiver but isn't without skills in that regard. In a Kyle Shanahan offense, multiple backs will factor but it's Mitchell who projects to be the impact producer as long as his health holds. The dynasty community is clearly in wait-and-see mode as evidenced by Mitchell's RB22 status, back-end RB2 with upside given his youth. His current ranking makes for an intriguing risk-on acquisition.

  • Elijah Mitchell (groin) misses third practice in a row
    Jan 27, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy News)
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    Jan 27, 2023 · NumberFire (Fantasy Analysis)
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    Jan 27, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy Analysis)
  • Elijah Mitchell (groin) misses practice Thursday
    Jan 26, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy News)
  • Elijah Mitchell (groin) does not practice Wednesday
    Jan 25, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy News)
  • The Primer: Conference Championships Edition (2023 Fantasy Football)
    Jan 25, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy Analysis)
  • NFL.com Playoff Challenge Advice & Targets (2023 Fantasy Football)
    Jan 25, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy Analysis)
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    Jan 23, 2023 · Bleed Green Nation (Blog)
  • Cowboys vs. 49ers: NFL DFS Lineup Advice (Sunday)
    Jan 22, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy Analysis)
  • NFL DFS Lineup Advice: Divisional Round (Sunday)
    Jan 22, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy Analysis)
  • FanDuel Daily Fantasy Football Helper: Divisional Round (Sunday)
    Jan 20, 2023 · NumberFire (Fantasy Analysis)
  • The Primer: Division Round Round Edition (2023 Fantasy Football)
    Jan 19, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy Analysis)
  • Who is better, 49ers or Cowboys: Offensive edition
    Jan 18, 2023 · Niners Nation (Blog)
  • Purdy’s 4 TDs lead 49ers past Seahawks 41-23 in playoffs
    Jan 14, 2023 · 710 ESPN NW (National News)
  • 49ers inactive list: Only 3 running backs are active today
    Jan 14, 2023 · Niners Nation (Blog)
  • Elijah Mitchell Dynasty Value

    Elijah Mitchell ADP History

    Elijah Mitchell Fantasy Rankings

    Rank Ranker Date
    98 Ryan McDowell 01/23
    99 Rob Willette 01/24
    114 Levi Chappell 01/12
    116 Pete Lawrence 01/23
    117 Jeff Smith 01/22
    Average 118.57
    125 Bruce Matson 01/23
    161 Jeff Haverlack 01/25

    comment Too much injury history and uncertainty

    Trades Involving Elijah Mitchell

    Mo Mooney, Mo Problems traded:
    RB Najee Harris, PIT

    Illegal Motion traded:
    RB Elijah Mitchell, SF
    WR Adam Thielen, MIN

    Morning Glory Dynasty, 2023-01-17

    I Lick Kitty traded:
    QB Dak Prescott, DAL

    Winter is Coming traded:
    RB Elijah Mitchell, SF
    WR Parris Campbell, IND
    WR Drake London, ATL

    SafeLeagues Best Ball Dynasty 024 - Deluxe (SF/TE), 2023-01-14

    Owls🦉 traded:
    QB Kyler Murray, ARI
    RB Josh Jacobs, LV
    RB Elijah Mitchell, SF
    2024 R1 draft pick

    Snow Leopard traded:
    QB Joe Burrow, CIN

    Apex Predator, 2022-12-30

    Cornwall Royals traded:
    QB Teddy Bridgewater, MIA
    RB Malik Davis, DAL
    RB Zack Moss, IND

    Boston Yanks traded:
    RB Elijah Mitchell, SF

    Abandoned Franchises - Bestball, 2022-12-29

    Jesus Quintana traded:
    RB Elijah Mitchell, SF
    RB Rhamondre Stevenson, NE
    WR Jakobi Meyers, NE
    WR DJ Moore, CAR

    Billy Bob traded:
    RB Rex Burkhead, HOU
    RB Derrick Henry, TEN
    WR Tyler Lockett, SEA
    WR Adam Thielen, MIN

    Fictional Athletes - Bestball, 2022-12-15

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