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By The Numbers: The 49ers Road to the No. 1 Seed in the NFC Playoffs

The San Francisco 49ers finished the regular season with a 13-3 record and as the champions of the NFC West. The Week 17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks not only clinched the division for San Francisco, but also helped the team earn the No. 1 overall seed in the NFC playoffs. Let's take a look at the numbers that helped the 49ers obtain home field advantage and a first round bye in the playoffs.

1 first team All-Pro tight end George Kittle

1-of-3: The 49ers are one of three teams (Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills) in the NFL to have at least three players with 500-or-more rushing yards on the season (Raheem Mostert - 772, Matt Breida - 623 and Tevin Coleman - 544).

1-of-3: The 49ers are one of three teams (Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars) in the league to have four-or-more players with 6.5-or-more sacks (Arik Armstead - 10.0, Nick Bosa - 9.0, DeForest Buckner - 7.5 and Dee Ford 6.5).

2 second team All-Pros, defensive lineman Buckner and cornerback Richard Sherman.

3 games with 100-or-more receiving yards for Deebo Samuel, the most in a single season by a rookie in 49ers history.

4 Pro Bowlers (Buckner, Kittle, Sherman and Kyle Juszczyk).

4 fumble recoveries for Buckner, the first member of the 49ers to register four or more fumble recoveries since Ronnie Lott in 1988.

5 49ers defensive touchdowns in 2019, tied for the third-most in the NFL (New England Patriots and New York Jets).

6: Mostert became the third player in 49ers history to score at least one rushing touchdown in six-consecutive games (Joe Perry and Derek Loville).

9.0 sacks by Bosa, the fourth-most by a 49ers rookie since 1982.

17 consecutive games with a catch for Emmanuel Sanders, the first wide receiver to record a catch in all 17 weeks of a season.

19 different 49ers scored a touchdown this season, tied for most in the league with the New England Patriots (Mostert, Coleman, Samuel, Kendrick Bourne, Kittle, Jeff Wilson Jr., Breida, Ross Dwelley, Dante Pettis, Sanders, Jimmy Garoppolo, Marquise Goodwin, Richie James Jr., D.J. Reed Jr., Juszczyk, Sherman, Fred Warner, Buckner and Ahkello Witherspoon).

19.4 points per game allowed, ranking eighth in the NFL.

21 forced fumbles by the 49ers defense, the most in the NFL.

23 rushing touchdowns on the season, the ninth time in franchise history and first time since 1994 that the team registered 20-or-more rushing touchdowns.

27 forced turnovers for the defense, the fourth-most in the NFC and sixth-best in the league.

30: The 49ers have scored 30-plus points in eight games this season, tied for the third-most in a single season by the team since 1990.

40 red zone trips allowed, tied for the second-lowest in the NFL with the Los Angeles Chargers.

48 sacks registered by the 49ers defense, tied for the fifth-most in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings.

45 points scored on the 49ers first possession of the second half, tied for sixth-most in the NFL.

45 percent third down conversion rate, the fifth-best percentage in the NFL.

51 offensive touchdowns scored, the second-most in the league.

57 receptions for Samuel, the second-most by a rookie in 49ers history.

94.9 overall Pro Football Focus grade earned by Sherman, the highest among cornerbacks in 2019.

95.0 overall PFF grade earned by Kittle, the highest grade for a tight end in the PFF era.

117 big plays (rushes of 10-or-more yards and receptions of 20-or-more yards), the second-most in the NFL.

118 tackles registered by Warner, his second-consecutive 100-plus tackle season.

131 opponent punt return yards allowed, the fifth-lowest in the NFL.

144.1 average rushing yards per game, the second-most in the NFL.

169-plus point differential on the season, the third-best in the league.

169.2 passing yards per game allowed, the lowest in the NFL.

281.8 average yards per game allowed, the second-lowest in the NFL.

381.1 average yards per game for the offense, the fourth-best in the NFL.

479 points scored by the 49ers in 2019, tied for the second-most in franchise history.

802 receiving yards for Samuel, the second-most by a rookie in franchise history behind Jerry Rice (927).

1,053 receiving yards for Kittle, his second-consecutive 1,000 yard season. Kittle became the fifth player, and first tight end in franchise history, to record multiple 1,000-yard seasons.

3,978 passing yards for Garoppolo, the fourth-most passing yards by a 49ers quarterback in a season.

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