Fantasy football waiver wire: 49ers rookie Elijah Mitchell will get more carries after Week 1 breakout

Sep 14, 2021 at 3:01 PM--


Rookie running back Elijah Mitchell takes over as San Francisco's starter with Raheem Mostert out for the season; other pickups include Mark Ingram, Tim Patrick.
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