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49ers Win Big in Primetime; Stats and Facts from #NYGvsSF

Team Highlights

  • San Francisco has started the regular season 3-0 for the first time since 2019 and the ninth time in franchise history.
  • The 49ers have won back-to-back regular season games against the New York Giants.
  • San Francisco has won their home opener for the second-consecutive season.
  • The 49ers have won each of their last two appearances on "Thursday Night Football."
  • San Francisco has won 13-consecutive regular season games dating back to Week 8 of 2022, which is the longest active streak in the NFL and the second-longest regular season winning streak in franchise history. The longest streak is 15 games long and ran from Week 12 of the 1989 season to Week 10 of the 1990 season.
  • With 30 points Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, 30 points Week 2 versus the Los Angeles Rams and 30 points in Thursday's matchup with the Giants, the 49ers have scored 30-or-more points in each of the first three games of a season for the third time in franchise history (1984 and1992).
  • San Francisco's 30 points versus the Giants marks the sixth-consecutive regular season game that the team has scored 30-or-more points dating back to Week 16 of 2022, the longest streak in franchise history.

Offensive Highlights

  • QB Brock Purdy completed 25 of his 37 passing attempts for a career-high 310 yards and two touchdowns with a passer rating of 111.3.
  • With the win, Purdy has improved to 8-0 in the regular season in his career, giving him the third-most consecutive wins by a quarterback to begin a career since 1970.
  • RB Christian McCaffrey registered 18 carries for 85 yards and a touchdown to go along with 5 receptions for 34 yards.
  • McCaffrey's five receptions on the night give him 453 receptions in 78 career games, making him the fastest RB in NFL history to register 450 career receptions.
  • With 85 rushing yards on the night, McCaffrey reached the 5,000 yard mark (5,079 yards) and surpassed RB Garrison Hearst for the most rushing yds. in Weeks 1-3 in franchise history.
  • McCaffrey's rushing TD marked his third of the season and 41st of his career. It also marked his ninth-consecutive regular season game with one-or-more touchdowns which is the longest streak of his career and the most consecutive regular season games with one-or-more touchdowns by a 49ers player since RB Wendell Tyler.
  • Including the postseason, McCaffrey has scored one-or-more touchdowns in 12-consecutive games, which is the longest active streak of any NFL player and ties the second-longest streak by a member of the 49ers. The other 49ers player with that streak is WR Jerry Rice in the 1987 season.
  • With a 65-yard rushing touchdown in Week 1 at Pittsburgh, a 14-yard rushing touchdown in Week 2 versus the Rams and a four-yard rushing touchdown against the Giants, McCaffrey became the first 49ers RB to score one-or-more rushing touchdowns in Weeks 1-3 since Frank Gore accomplished the feat in 2008.
  • WR Deebo Samuel's 129 yards mark his first 100-yard game of the season and the 11th of his career.
  • WR Ronnie Bell hauled in two receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown. He registered the first touchdown reception of his career on the first catch of his career, a nine-yard pass from QB Brock Purdy.

View postgame photos from the San Francisco 49ers matchup vs. the New York Giants.

Defensive Highlights

  • The 49ers defense held the Giants to just 150 total yards, marking the fewest amount of yards allowed in a single game since December of 2017 against the Chicago Bears (147 yards).
  • The unit also held the Giants to 29 rushing yards on the evening, which is the fewest rushing yards the team has surrendered since they allowed 25 rushing yards in 2019 versus the Cincinnati Bengals in September of 2019.
  • Through the first three weeks of the season, San Francisco has held opponents to just 159 total rushing yards, the third-fewest in Weeks 1-3 by the team since 1970.
  • DL Nick Bosa registered three tackles and 1.0 sack of Giants QB Daniel Jones. The sack marked his first of the season and the 44th of his career. His 1.0 sack on the evening ties him with DL Aldon Smith for the sixth-most sacks in franchise history.
  • DL Javon Hargrave registered three tackles and 1.0 sack of Jones. The sack marked his second of the season and gave him 39.5 in his career.
  • S Talanoa Hufanga tallied one tackle and an interception of Jones. The interception marks his second of the season and the sixth of his career.

Special Teams Highlights

  • Kicker Jake Moody connected on all three of his field goal attempts from 28, 21 and 36 out and all three of his PATs. With three field goals made in each of the first three games of the season, Moody became the fourth kicker in NFL history and the first since 1997 to make three-or-more field goals in each of his first three career games.
  • With three PATs in Week 1 at Pittsburgh, three PATs Week 2 versus the Rams and three PATs this week against New York, Moody became the first kicker in NFL history to connect on three FGs and three PATs in each of his first three career games.

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