Elijah Mitchell

Elijah Mitchell (knee) back at 49ers practice Thursday

San Francisco 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell (knee) returned to practice on Thursday.

What It Means:

Mitchell is on track to play in Sunday's NFC title game versus the Los Angeles Rams. He rushed 17 times for 53 yards in the 49ers' win over the Green Bay Packers last weekend, and caught 3 passes (4 targets) for 18 yards.

numberFire's models project Mitchell for 20.8 touches and 13.9 FanDuel points on Sunday. Mitchell has accounted for 31.2% of the 49ers' red-zone opportunities. In seven games with Mitchell and Deebo Samuel active, Mitchell has led the team with 101.3 yards from scrimmage per game.