Tony Pollard expected to start
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott (calf) won’t play today vs. 49ers. This seemed possible when Dallas elevated a running back Saturday from its practice squad. Tony Pollard and Rico Dowdle to handle most of touches today at running back. Rookie FB Sewo Olonilua active for first time. (Michael Gehlken on Twitter)
Nerdy Football Analysis: Elliott and the Cowboys indicated he would play this week, but he lands on the Inactive. Tony Pollard becomes and instant RB2 with with some low-end RB1 upside if he can find the endzone. The 49ers are giving up the 9th fewest fantasy points to running backs.