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News: Speaking after Monday's win over the Redskins, coach Jim Harbaugh said that he anticipates Crabtree (Achilles') playing Sunday against the Rams. (Nov 26)
Impact: While this is far from an official declaration, it sounds as if Crabtree has a good chance to finally make his return. The 49ers have been badly hurting for another wide receiver to pair with Anquan Boldin, and Crabtree should be an upgrade over the team's current group, even if he isn't able to match his 2012 form. His talent level warrants an add in most formats, but the 49ers still love to run the ball, and it won't be shocking if Crabtree is eased back into action. (Source: RotoWire / Time: 12:04a ET)
Overall Rank: 92 Position Rank: 40
% Started: 1.1 % Owned: 48.4
News: Crabtree (Achilles) has been cleared to practice. (Nov 5)
Impact: Crabtree, the team's leading receiver from a year ago, has been medically cleared and will step onto the practice field this week for the first time since suffering a torn Achilles tendon during OTAs. Coach Jim Harbaugh said recently that Crabtree could be back as early as mid-to-late November, though a return for Sunday's game against the Panthers seems highly unlikely. His eventual return will provide a big boost to Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' passing game. (Source: RotoWire / Time: 1:11p ET)
Overall Rank: 92 Position Rank: 40
% Started: 1.1 % Owned: 48.4
News: Coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed that Crabtree indeed suffered a torn right Achilles tendon and underwent surgery Wednesday to repair it, the San Jose Mercury News reports. (May 22)
Impact: The report adds that Crabtree suffered a complete tear of his Achilles, while noting that Harbaugh indicated that the wideout is not expected to miss the entire 2013 season. That said, Harbaugh declined to give a timetable for Crabtree's return, with a late-season return probably representing a best-case scenario here. (Source: RotoWire / Time: 6:48p ET)
Overall Rank: 92 Position Rank: 40
% Started: 1.1 % Owned: 48.4
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