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49ers snap count vs. Cardinals: Matt Breida, Victor Bolden see increased workloads due to injury

The 49ers sent out their rookies for a bit more work.

NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco 49ers wrapped up an overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 4, and we saw some changes to the playing time rotation due to various injuries. You can check out the snap count down below, or read the game book PDF.

Running back Matt Breida played a career high 26 snaps and had a career high ten touches on offense. He’s a rookie so career highs are not surprising, but it is notable. Carlos Hyde was listed as questionable with a hip injury. Kyle Shanahan said Hyde was hurting, so it was not surprising that the team gave Breida more work. He struggled to get going, but still was a useful option to spell Hyde from time to time.

Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin suffered a head injury early in the game, and that resulted in more work for Aldrick Robinson and Victor Bolden. Robinson played 87 percent of offensive snaps, and was the leading target with 12. Bolden, usually a pure special teamer got 12 offensive snaps. He was not targeted in the passing game.

Week 4 snap count vs. Cardinals

Player Offense Defense ST
Player Offense Defense ST
Joe Staley 84 5
Trent Brown 84 5
Daniel Kilgore 84 5
Brandon Fusco 84 5
Laken Tomlinson 84
Brian Hoyer 83
George Kittle 75
Pierre Garçon 74
Aldrick Robinson 73 2
Carlos Hyde 58
Trent Taylor 47 6
Matt Breida 26 10
Kyle Juszczyk 24 7
Garrett Celek 21 25
Victor Bolden 12 13
Marquise Goodwin 9
Logan Paulsen 1 16
C.J. Beathard 1
Dontae Johnson 86 13
Jaquiski Tartt 86 12
Jimmie Ward 86 6
Rashard Robinson 85 11
NaVorro Bowman 83 1
DeForest Buckner 69 5
Solomon Thomas 69 5
K'Waun Williams 69 1
Ray-Ray Armstrong 64 9
Arik Armstead 57 4
Earl Mitchell 40 4
Elvis Dumervil 28 1
Eli Harold 27 20
Aaron Lynch 25
Lorenzo Jerome 22 12
Xavier Cooper 17
D.J. Jones 16 7
Dekoda Watson 13 19
Brock Coyle 3 29
Asa Jackson 1 23
Raheem Mostert 25
Elijah Lee 25
Bradley Pinion 18
Kyle Nelson 12
Adrian Colbert 9
Zane Beadles 5
Robbie Gould 5
Garry Gilliam 5