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Everything You Need to Know from 49ers Come From Behind Win Over Cardinals

The San Francisco 49ers are back in the win column following the 36-26 win over the Arizona Cardinals. The 49ers swept the series against the Cardinals for the first time since the 2013 season and improved to 31-26 overall against Arizona. Here are some standout numbers and facts from the Week 11 victory.

Team Notes

  • San Francisco won 36-26, after trailing 0-16 in the second quarter. The 16-point comeback victory is the largest regular season come-from-behind win by the 49ers since Oct. 2011 at Philadelphia Eagles when they trailed 3-23 in the third quarter.

Offensive Notes

  • The 49ers 424 passing yards in Week 11 was the most pass yards in a game by the 49ers since Week 13, 1999 vs. Cincinnati Bengals (437). San Francisco went on to lose that game 44-30.
  • Sunday was the most pass yards in a win by the 49ers since Week 16, 1995 vs. Minnesota Vikings (425). San Francisco defeated the Vikings 37-30.

Defensive Notes

  • The 49ers defense registered 4.0 sacks on the day.
  • With 4.0 total sacks, the 49ers defense has registered at least 3.0 or more sacks in seven-consecutive games [4.0 vs. Cleveland Browns; 4.0 at Los Angeles Rams; 3.0 at Washington Redskins; 7.0 vs. Carolina Panthers; 3.0 at Arizona; 5.0 vs. Seattle Seahawks; 4.0 vs. Arizona).
  • Week 11 was the first time San Francisco registered 3.0 or more sacks in seven or more games since Weeks 7-13 of the 1997 season (4.0 vs. St. Louis Rams; 6.0 at Atlanta Falcons; 4.0 at New Orleans Saints; 4.0 vs. Dallas Cowboys; 8.0 at Philadelphia Eagles; 3.0 vs. Carolina Panthers; 4.0 vs. San Diego Chargers).
  • The 49ers are the only team in the NFL with two-plus sacks in every game this season.

Player Notes

  • Garoppolo completed 34-of-45 attempts (75.6 percent) for a career-high 424 yards, a career-high tying four touchdowns and a quarterback rating of 115.4.
  • His 424 pass yards are the most by a 49ers quarterback since Jeff Garcia in Week 13, 1999 (437).
  • Garoppolo became the third quarterback in 49ers franchise history with 400-plus pass yards and four or more passing touchdowns in a single game (Steve Young - Week 13, 1993; Joe Montana - three times).

49ers Quarterbacks with at least 400 Passing Yards and Four Touchdowns in a Game

Table inside Article
Name Date Opp. Comps. Atts. Yds TDs QB Rating
Jimmy Garoppolo 11/17/19 vs. Ari 34 45 424 4 115.4
Steve Young 11/28/93 at LAR 26 32 462 4 145.3
Joe Montana 10/14/90 at Atl 32 49 476 6 119.6
Joe Montana 9/24/89 at Phi 25 34 428 5 142.8
Joe Montana 10/6/85 at Atl 37 57 429 5 116.8
  • Week 11 marked Garoppolo's fifth career game-winning drive and fifth career fourth-quarter comeback (First of each since Week 3 vs Pittsburgh Steelers).
  • Garoppolo (303 passing yards in the second half) became the fourth 49ers quarterback with 300-plus passing yards in a half since 1991. (Nick Mullens: 300 pass yards Week 13, 2018 vs. Seattle Seahawks; Jeff Garcia: 307 pass yards Week 13, 1999 vs. Cincinnati Bengals; Steve Young: 336 pass yards vs. Atlanta Falcons).
  • Garoppolo has been more productive vs. the Cardinals than any other opponent this season.

Garoppolo's 2019 Season

Table inside Article
vs. Arizona vs. All Others
Completion Percentage 75.6 66.4
Passing Yards 370.5 217.1
TD-INT 8-2 10-8
Passer Rating 125.1 88.2
  • The rookie wideout hauled in eight receptions for a career-high 134 yards. Along with his eight receptions for 112 yards last week against Seattle, Samuel became the first rookie in franchise history to register at least eight receptions and 100 receiving yards in consecutive games. The last rookie in the NFL to accomplish the feat was Odell Beckham Jr. in four-consecutive weeks from 12/7/14 through 12/28/14.
  • Samuel becomes the first member of the 49ers with consecutive 100-yard games since Marquise Goodwin in 2017 (106 yards at Houston Texans in Week 14; 114 yards vs. Tennessee Titans in Week 15).
  • Samuel is the third rookie in franchise history with multiple games with 100-plus receiving yards in a single season (Jerry Rice - 1985; Dave Parks - 1964).
  • Samuel became the first 49ers player with 100-plus receiving yards in consecutive games since Marquise Goodwin in Weeks 14-15, 2017.
  • On his only offensive snap of the game, Wilson Jr. registered a game-winning 25-yard touchdown reception to give the 49ers the lead with 0:31 left in the game. It marked his first game-winning touchdown and the first touchdown reception of his career.
  • Wilson is second on the 49ers with five total touchdowns this season (Tevin Coleman - 6).
  • Dwelley registered four receptions for 14 yards and two touchdowns, the first touchdown receptions of his career.
  • The tight end becomes the first member of the 49ers with two or more touchdowns in a game since Dante Pettis registered two touchdown receptions at Seattle (Dec. 2018).
  • Dwelley is the first 49ers tight end with two or more touchdowns in a game since Garrett Celek registered two touchdown receptions vs. Atlanta (Nov. 2015).
  • The third-year wideout registered four receptions for 31 yards and a touchdown. He now has three touchdowns on the season and seven for his career.
  • Bourne has registered a touchdown reception in three-consecutive weeks and is the first member of the 49ers to accomplish that feat since Dante Pettis in 2018 (Week 12 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Week 13 at Seattle; Week 14 vs. Denver Broncos).
  • The 49ers fullback registered a career-high seven receptions for 63 yards.
  • James Jr. saw his only catch of the game go for a career-long 57 yards which set up the team’s first touchdown of the day.
  • Ford brought down Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray for a 5-yard sack. He now has 6.5 on the season and 37.0 for his career.
  • Buckner sacked Murray for a 3-yard loss. He now has 5.0 on the season and 26.0 in his career.
  • Armstead brought down Murray for an 11-yard loss. He now has a career-high 8.0 sacks on the season, a team high, and 17.0 on his career. 
  • The fifth-year defensive lineman has registered at least 1.0 sack in back-to-back games for the fourth time in his career and third time this season.
  • Ward registered six tackles and 1.0 sack on the day, marking his first of the season and third of his career. His last sack came Dec. 2016 vs. New York Jets (1.0 sack).
  • With 0:31 left in the game and the 49ers holding on to a 30-26 lead, Moore stripped the ball from Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake, marking his first forced fumble of the season and third of his career. The loose ball was recovered by Jaquiski Tartt, marking his second fumble recovery of the season and his career. 
  • With one fumble recovery in his last two games, Tartt is the first member of the 49ers to register fumble recoveries in back-to-back games since cornerback Perrish Cox in 2014 (Week 3 vs. Arizona - 1; Week 4 vs. Philadelphia - 1)
  • On the final play of the game, Reed stripped the ball from Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald, marking his first forced fumble of the season and second of his career. After the ball was batted backwards by Cardinals offensive lineman J.R. Sweezy, Reed picked up the ball at the 4-yard line and returned it for a touchdown. It marked Reed’s first-career fumble recovery and touchdown.

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