49ers' Elijah Mitchell (knee) DNP on Wednesday

San Francisco 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell (knee) did not practice on Wednesday ahead of Week 18's game against the Los Angeles Rams.

What It Means:

Mitchell returned to action in Week 17 after missing three games with a knee injury and handled 23 total touches. Wednesday's absence could be a maintenance day. Thursday and Friday's practice reports will provide more information. Our models expect Mitchell to handle 15.7 carries and 1.7 receptions against the Rams.

Mitchell's Week 18 projection includes 67.7 rushing yards, 0.55 touchdowns, and 12.0 FanDuel points. His salary is $7,800.