Kendall Hunter RB SF 8 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed four times for 16 yards in San Francisco's Week 14 win over the Seahawks.

Hunter wasn't targeted in the passing game, where he ceded snaps to FB Bruce Miller. The necessity of holding onto Hunter as a high-upside handcuff has faded now that we're down to the money weeks in fantasy football leagues.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 8 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed three times for seven yards in Week 13 versus the Rams.

Hunter remains the breather back for Frank Gore and is merely a weak handcuff.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 8 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed eight times for 12 yards in the 49ers' Week 12 win over Washington.

Hunter wasn't involved in the passing game. The eight carries were the most he's seen in a game since racking up garbage-time looks against the Jaguars in Week 8. On Monday night, the 49ers made it a point to work in both Hunter and LaMichael James behind Frank Gore. Hunter managed just a long gain of four yards. Hunter isn't even a particularly enticing handcuff at the moment.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 8 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed four times for one yards in San Francisco's Week 11 loss to the Saints.

Frank Gore's backup has now been held to 11 or fewer rushing yards in four of his past five games. Hunter remains a pure handcuff who could start losing more work to LaMichael James. James touched the ball three times Sunday.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 9 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed three times for eight yards in Sunday's Week 10 loss to the Panthers.

Hunter also lost a key fumble late in the third quarter as the 49ers were inside Panthers territory. It's not the kind of performance that's going to get him more playing time. Hunter is averaging just 5.1 carries per game on the year.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 9 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed three times for 11 yards and one touchdown in Week 6 against the Cardinals.

Hunter saw one target in the passing game but failed to reel it in. His score came from six yards out in the fourth quarter as he vultured it from Frank Gore. Hunter is nothing more than a talented handcuff option in fantasy.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 10 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed for 29 yards on five carries in Week 5 versus Houston.

Hunter was once again the clear No. 2 behind Frank Gore. However, he didn't get the goal-line carry when Gore exited for a play with a leg issue. Anthony Dixon got the rep and turned it into a one-yard score. Hunter is little more than a pure handcuff for fantasy purposes.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 10 Months

Kendall Hunter had 11 carries for 49 yards and one touchdown in Thursday night's Week 4 win over St. Louis.

He added one catch for nine yards. Hunter had an impressive 29-yard touchdown run in mopup duty and has now scored in two straight games. The 11 carries were also the most he's had this season. Hunter's lone mistake came on a fumble late in fourth quarter. He remains little more than a handcuff for fantasy purposes.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 10 Months

Kendall Hunter rushed four times for 14 yards and the 49ers' lone touchdown in San Francisco's Week 3 loss to the Colts.

He added one catch for four yards. Hunter looked shot out of a cannon on his 13-yard score in the first quarter, but otherwise didn't make an impact in a game where the 49ers curiously dialed up just 16 running back runs, 11 of which went to Frank Gore. Hunter remains little more than a handcuff for fantasy purposes.

Kendall Hunter RB SF 10 Months

Kendall Hunter had one carry for negative-seven yards in Sunday night's Week 2 loss to the Seahawks.

Hunter barely saw the field and the 49ers abandoned the running game in the second half. With LaMichael James sidelined, he'll continue to handle all backup duties behind Frank Gore.