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Raheem Mostert says high ankle sprain won’t be 100 percent the rest of the season

49ers RB Raheem Mostert will play in Week 14, but his ankle is not 100 percent coming down the stretch.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens (4) pitches the ball to running back Raheem Mostert (31) against the Buffalo Bills during the third quarter at State Farm Stadium. Michael Chow/The Republic

Most NFL players are dealing with some kinds of aches and pains by the time December rolls around, so it is not surprising when a player who has dealt with a specific injury is not 100 percent. Raheem Mostert has had a rough season, missing two weeks with an MCL sprain early in the season and then another four weeks with a high ankle sprain. On Thursday, he told the 49ers media it won’t be 100 percent the rest of the season and it remains as a “nagging feeling,” per Chris Biderman.

The 49ers have all of their running backs available on the depth chart for the first time in a while. Mostert led the team with 9 carries in Week 13 against the Bills and finished with 42 yards, but Jeff Wilson was the more productive back, finishing with 47 yards on 7 carries. The 49ers trailed much of the game, which made it a difficult one for running backs when it comes to the game script.

The previous week against the Rams, Mostert had 16 carries and Wilson had 12 carries in a win. The 49ers face a Washington Football Team defense that ranks third in fantasy points allowed to running backs. It’s safe to assume Wilson will continue getting a decent share of the workload. Mostert still has a decent ceiling, but it comes down a bit with Wilson getting more work.