Not many could have predicted the San Francisco 49ers success in 2019. The 49ers became the third team to reach the Super Bowl after finishing the previous season with 4-or-fewer wins. It's been quite the turn around in San Francisco, which can't be overlooked despite the outcome of Super Bowl LIV. Here's a look at some of the figures and milestones that led to the 49ers remarkable season.
1 Super Bowl trip, the 49ers seventh appearance in franchise history and first since 2013.
1-of-3 teams in the NFL to have at least three players with 500-or-more rushing yards on the season (Raheem Mostert – 772; Matt Breida – 623; Tevin Coleman – 544).
3 AP All-Pro players (George Kittle – 1st team; DeForest Buckner – 2nd team; Richard Sherman – 2nd team).
6.42 average yards gained on first down in 2019, the second-highest in the NFL (New Orleans Saints – 6.46).
6.65 yards per play on first down, ranked first in the league.
7th NFC Championship.
8-0 start to 2019, becoming just 1-of-2 teams over the last 30 years to start a season 6-0 the season after winning four-or-fewer games.
13-3 regular season record, the 49ers best record since the 2011 season (13-3).
15.2 yards per reception on first down, ranked third in the NFL.
17 division titles – second-most behind the New England Patriots (20).
19 different players scored at least one touchdown in 2019, the second-most in the NFL (Patriots – 20) and most in franchise history.
19.4 points allowed per game by the 49ers defense, ranked eighth in the NFL.
23 rushing touchdowns on the season, ranked first in the NFL. This marked the ninth time in franchise history and the first time since 1994 that the team registered 20-or-more rushing touchdowns.
24 offensive touchdowns scored by undrafted players this year, the most in the NFL.
29.9 points per game, ranked second in the NFL.
37 rushes of 10-or-more yards on first down, ranked second in the NFL.
48 sacks, tied for fifth in the NFL.
51 offensive touchdowns in 2019, the second-most in the NFL (Baltimore Ravens – 58).
56 total touchdowns in 2019, the second-most in the NFL (Baltimore – 64).
62 offensive drives reached the red zone, second-most in the NFL (Baltimore – 64).
64 runs for 10-plus yards, the second-most in the NFL.
69 big plays on first down in 2019 (rushes of 10-plus yards; receptions of 20-plus yards), the most in the NFL.
117 big plays in 2019 (rushes of 10-plus yards; receptions of 20-plus yards), the second-most in the NFL.
144.1 average rushing yards per game, ranked second in the NFL.
169.2 passing yards allowed, ranked first in the NFL.
281.8 total defense, second-best in the NFL.
381.1 total offense, fourth-best in the NFL.
479 total points in 2019, tied for the second-most in franchise history and the most since 1994 (505).