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Everything You Need to Know about the 49ers Win vs. Panthers

The San Francisco put up a 50-burger following the 51-13 win over the Carolina Panthers and its top-ranked defense. Take a look at some key team and individual numbers and stats from Sunday's dominant victory.

Team Notes

  • San Francisco improved to 7-0 for the first time since 1990 and the second time in franchise history.
  • The 49ers start the season with three consecutive home wins for the first time since the 1998 season.
  • San Francisco is now 2-0 this season against the NFC South, with two games remaining against the division coming in Week 14 (at New Orleans Saints) and Week 15 (vs. Atlanta Falcons).
  • The 49ers improved to 9-13 overall against the Panthers, including a 4-7 record at home.

Defensive Notes

  • San Francisco's defense recorded three interceptions against Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen, which led to 17 points (Emmanuel Moseley, Richard Sherman, Nick Bosa)
  • The 49ers defense held the Panthers to 100 net passing yards. This marks the fourth-consecutive game in which the team has held an opponent to 100 total passing yards or fewer (Cleveland Browns – 78; Los Angeles Rams – 48; Washington Redskins – 50).
  • The last time the 49ers defense held their opponents to 100 net passing yards or fewer in four consecutive games was 1977 [29 net passing yards at Falcons (11/6/77); 33 net passing yards at Saints (11/13/77); 86 net passing yards vs. Rams (11/20/77); 19 net passing yards vs. Saints (11/27/77)].
  • The last time any team in the NFL held an opponent to 100 net passing yards or fewer in four consecutive games was in 1977, when both the 49ers and the Atlanta Falcons accomplished the feat from 11/6/77 through 11/27/77.
  • The 49ers defense registered 7.0 sacks on the day, the most by the team in a single game since Week 10, 2018 vs. Oakland Raiders (8.0 sacks).
  • With 7.0 total sacks on the day, the 49ers defense has registered at least 3.0 or more sacks in four-consecutive games (Cleveland – 4.0; Los Angeles – 4.0; Washington – 3.0; Carolina – 7.0). The last time San Francisco registered 3.0 or more sacks in four or more games was Weeks 2-6 (Week 3 Bye) of the 1998 season (Washington – 4.0; Atlanta – 7.0; Buffalo – 3.0; New Orleans – 7.0).
  • The 49ers defense has only allowed 23 total points in the last four weeks.

49ers Defense Through Eight Weeks

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First 3 GamesLast 4 Games
PPG Allowed18.05.8
Total YPG Allowed283.3180.3
Passing YPG Allowed208.369.0

Offensive Notes

  • The 49ers scored 51 points on the day, marking the most points scored by the team in a single game since Dec. 1993 at Detroit Lions (55 points).
  • The last time San Francisco scored seven or more touchdowns in a game was Dec. 2003 vs. Arizona (seven).
  • The 49ers offense rushed for 232 yards and five touchdowns on 38 carries (6.1 average). The five rushing touchdowns were the most by the 49ers in a single-game since Oct. 1992 vs. Atlanta (five rushing touchdowns).
  • Of San Francisco's 232 rushing yards on Sunday, 160 came before contact.
  • San Francisco has now rushed for 1,268 yards through the team's first seven games of the season. The 1,268 rushing yards through seven games are the sixth-most in franchise history and the most since 1988.

Most Rushing Yards Through Seven Games in Franchise History

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Player Notes

  • Bosa notched his first career interception, which he returned 46 yards to help set up a 20-yard field goal by Robbie Gould.
  • Bosa registered 3.0 sacks in Week 8, the most by a member of the 49ers since Aldon Smith registered 5.5 sacks vs. Chicago Bears (Nov. 2012).
  • Bosa joined Vikings defensive end Kevin Williams (Dec. 2003) and Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers (Oct. 2002) as the only rookies to have at least 3.0 sacks and an interception in a single game since 1982. He also became the first NFL player since Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones in 2017 [vs. Phi. (9/17/17)] with 3.0-or-more sacks and 1-or-more interceptions in a single game.
  • With 7.0 sacks on the season, he now ranks fourth in franchise history for the most sacks by a rookie.

Most Sacks by a 49ers Rookie in 49ers History

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1.14.0LB Aldon Smith2011
2.12.0LB Charles Haley1986
3.10.5DT Dana Stubblefield1993
4.7.0DL Nick Bosa2019
  • Coleman rushed for 105 yards and career-high tying three touchdowns on 11 carries (9.5 average) and added two receptions for 13 yards and a receiving score. He became the first player in franchise history to register three rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in the same game.
  • It marked the second time in his career that he registered at least one touchdown run and a touchdown reception in the same game (Dec. 2016 at Los Angeles – one rushing touchdown and one receiving touchdown).
  • Coleman's four total scores on the day were the most by a member of the 49ers since Jerry Rice had four receiving touchdowns at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Nov. 1993).
  • Coleman now has four career games with 100 or more rushing yards and registered his first as a member of the 49ers.
  • Armstead registered 2.0 sacks on the day. He now has 5.5 sacks on the season and 14.5 on his career.
  • His 2.0 sacks are a single game career high.
  • His 5.5 sacks on the season are a single season career high.
  • He has now registered at least 1.0 sack in back-to-back games for the second time in his career.
  • San Francisco's quarterback is 6-0 at home in his 49ers career as a starter with a 104.7 passer rating.
  • Garoppolo is the first 49ers quarterback to start 7-0 since Joe Montana in 1990.
  • On 3rd down, Garoppolo is 27-of-51 (52.9 percent), which leads the NFL through eight weeks.
  • Jones sacked Allen for a 7-yard loss, marking his first career sack.
  • Blair also sacked Allen, marking his third sack of the season and 13.5 for his career.
  • Sherman intercepted Allen, marking his third interception of the season and 35th of his career. His pick led to Coleman's 1-yard touchdown run.
  • Sherman's three interceptions on the season are the most in a single-season for him since 2016 (four). His three interceptions are the most by a member of the 49ers in a single season since cornerbacks Kenneth Acker and Tramaine Brock each had three a piece in 2015.
  • Moseley intercepted Allen, marking his first career interception. The interception led to Coleman's 10-yard touchdown reception.
  • Mostertregistered a 41-yard touchdown run, marking his first rushing touchdown of the season and second of his career. He finished the day with nine carries for 60 yards and a score.
  • On the opening possession of the game, Sanders caught a 4-yard touchdown pass from Garoppolo. It marked his first touchdown reception as a member of the 49ers, his third of the season and the 40th of his career.
  • Sanders finished the game with four receptions for 25 yards and one touchdown.
  • Samuel registered a 20-yard touchdown run, the first rushing touchdown of his career. He also added three receptions for 19 yards.
  • San Francisco's tight end leads the 49ers in receptions (40) and receiving yards (462) this season.
  • Kittle had his 10th game with 80-plus receiving yards since 2018, the second-most among tight ends (Travis Kelce, 12).

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