Despite falling short in the opener against the Minnesota Vikings, there were still a number of positive takeaways for the San Francisco 49ers. Before the team regroups and looks towards the Detroit Lions in the home opener in Week 2, here's a breakdown of some key numbers from Sunday's contest.
2.5 sacks for DeForest Buckner, setting a single-game career-high. Buckner's 2.5 sacks at were the most by a member of the 49ers in a single game since Aldon Smith's 5.5 against the Chicago Bears on 11/19/12.
4th career fumble recovery for Richard Sherman following a forced fumble by Fred Warner.
5.4 yards per play compared to the Vikings 4.8 yards.
7th time Robbie Gould has registered three or more made field goals as a member of the 49ers (42, 33 and 22 yards). Gould has connected on each of his last 26 field goal attempts, which ranks second in franchise history for the most consecutive field goals made (K Phil Dawson – 27 FGM from 10/6/13 – 12/29/13).
12 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 1 pass defended for Fred Warner. He became the first member of the 49ers to register 10 or more tackles, one or more forced fumbles and a pass defended in a single game since NaVorro Bowman against the Arizona Cardinals on 12/29/13 (10 tackles, 1 FF & 1 PD).
22 yard touchdown reception by Dante Pettis for his first career reception and first career touchdown. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Pettis' touchdown on his first career reception marked the first time a member of the 49ers saw their first career reception result in a touchdown since Vernon Davis against the Arizona Cardinals on 9/10/06 (31-yard touchdown reception).
56 yard touchdown reception by Kyle Juszczyk from Jimmy Garoppolo. Juszczyk's reception marked a career long.
82 combined rushing yards for Dalvin Cook and Latavius Murray. The two averaged just 3.03 yards per carry between them.
90 receiving yards for George Kittle, the second-highest total of his career (100 yards in Week 17 against the Los Angeles Rams).
327 total net yards against a defense that ranked best in the league in yards allowed per game in 2017 (275.9).