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By the Numbers: Nick Mullens and the 49ers Dazzle on 'Thursday Night Football'

The San Francisco 49ers closed the final chapter of the "Battle of the Bay" with a 34-3 win over the Oakland Raiders. Nick Mullens shined in his first career start, putting up historic numbers on primetime.

Here's a breakdown of the 49ers stats and numbers following the "Thursday Night Football" showdown.

0 sacks allowed on 22 passing attempts. Thursday's contest marked the first time the team did not allow a sack since Dec. 2017 at Los Angeles Rams (33 attempts – Jimmy Garoppolo).

3 touchdowns by Nick Mullens in his first career start. Mullens tied the franchise record for the most touchdown passes by a player in his first start with the 49ers [Tim Rattay vs. StL (11/2/03); Ty Detmer vs. Car. (11/8/98); Matt Cavanaugh at Phi. (9/23/84)].

4 of the last five matchups against the Raiders have been won by the 49ers.

7 wins apiece for the 49ers and Raiders, tying the all-time series between the two clubs.

7.50 yards per play averaged by San Francisco's offense. The 7.50 yards per play were the highest by the team in a single game since Week 10 of last season against the New York Giants (8.17 yards per play).

8.0 sacks by the 49ers defense. It marked the 10th time since 1982 and the first time since Jan. 2010 at StL (8.0 sacks) the team has registered 8.0 or more sacks in a game.

31 point margin of victory was the largest by San Francisco since Oct. 2013 (42-10 at Jacksonville Jaguars)

11.9 yards per attempt by Mullens, the highest average yards per attempt by a 49ers quarterback in a single-game since Oct.2 2015 against the Baltimore Ravens (Colin Kaepernick – 12.9 yards per attempt).

108 receiving yards for George Kittle. This marked his second 100-yard game of the season (125 at Los Angeles Chargers) and the third of his career. Kittle is the first 49ers TE to have multiple 100-yard games in a single season since Vernon Davis in 2011.

140 passing yards allowed by the 49ers defense, the fewest allowed in a single-game by the team since Dec. 2017 at Chicago Bears (85 net yards passing).

151.9 passer rating for Mullens. He set the franchise record for the highest quarterback rating (minimum 10 attempts) in his first start with the team. His passer rating was the highest in a single-game by a 49ers quarterback since Oct. 2012 against the Arizona Cardinals (Alex Smith – 157.1). It also marked the highest passer rating ever for a quarterback in his NFL debut.

262 passing yards by Mullens. He ranks third for the most passing yards in his first start with the 49ers (Garoppolo – 293 at Chicago Bears; Demer – 276 vs. Carolina Panthers).

405 total yards by the 49ers offense on 54 plays.