By the Numbers: Matt Breida Stands out vs. Lions

The San Francisco 49ers pulled off their first win of the 2018 season in a 30-27 victory over the Detroit Lions. Sunday's win was highlighted by Matt Breida's career performance. Here's a breakdown of the 49ers Week 2 win by the numbers.

3.5 sacks through the first two weeks of the season for DeForest Buckner. His 3.5 sacks are tied for the third-most by a 49ers player through the first two weeks of the season since sacks first became an official statistic in 1982.

11th career touchdown reception for Garrett Celek.

12.5 yards per carry for Breida is the third-best single-game rushing average in franchise history (minimum 10 attempts).

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Rank Player Date Opponent Attempts Yards (Avg.) Touchdowns
1 Joe Perry 11/2/58 vs. Detroit 13 174 (13.4) 1
2 Frank Gore 9/20/09 vs. Seattle 16 207 (12.9) 2
3 Matt Breida 9/16/18 vs. Detroit 11 138 (12.5) 1

13 consecutive home victories against Detroit, which is the 49ers longest active home winning streak against any opponent.

22 total tackles in Fred Warner's first two NFL games. Warner's 22 tackles are the third most of any player in the NFL through his first two games since 2000.

29 consecutive field goals by Robbie Gould set the franchise record for most consecutive made field goals by a member of the 49ers.

66 yard touchdown run by Breida marked the 49ers longest touchdown run by a member of the 49ers since Colin Kaepernick registered a 90-yard score against the San Diego Chargers in 2014.

90 yard kickoff return by D.J. Reed Jr. marked the longest kickoff return since Kyle Williams' 94-yard return against the Minnesota Viking in 2012.

118.4 quarterback rating from Jimmy Garoppolo was his highest as a member of the 49ers and the second-highest of his career (minimum 10 attempts) [135.4 vs. Miami Dolphins in 2016].

138 rushing yards by Breida are the most rushing yards in a single game in the NFL so far this season. It also marked his first career 100-yard game and the first by a 49ers running back to reach the century mark since Carlos Hyde in 2017 (124 yards at Seattle).

159 yards from scrimmage (138 rushing and 21 receiving yards) on 14 touches by Breida. His 11.4 yards per touch ranks seventh among 49ers running backs for a single game in franchise history and is the highest average since Frank Gore in 2009 (11.7 yards per touch [207 rushing yards and 39 receiving yards on 21 touches]).

159 total kick return yards by Reed (39.8 average) against the Lions is the highest by a member of the 49ers (minimum three kickoff returns) since Ted Ginn Jr. in 2011 [Four kickoff returns for 176 yards (44.0 avg.) vs. Seatle Seahawks].

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