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George Kittle Makes Franchise History; Stats and Facts from #CINvsSF

Team Highlights

  • The 49ers offense averaged 8.2 yards per play versus the Cincinnati Bengals, which is the most yards per play in a single game from the unit since Week 8 of the 2021 season.
  • The 49ers defense has held opposing offenses without a 100-yard individual rusher in 35-consecutive games dating back to Week 9 of 2021.
  • San Francisco's 35-consecutive games without an opposing 100-yard rusher marks the longest active streak in the NFL and the longest streak by an NFL team since the New Orleans Saints streak from 2017-2020 (50-consecutive games without an opposing 100-yard individual rusher). It is also the fourth-longest streak in the NFL since at least 2006.

Offensive Highlights

  • RB Christian McCaffrey registered 12 carries for 54 yards and a touchdown on the ground to go along with six receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown through the air.
  • McCaffrey is the first NFL player to score one-or-more touchdowns in Weeks 1-8 of a season since RB Todd Gurley did so as a member of the Los Angeles Rams in 2018.
  • With one rushing and receiving touchdown on the day, it marks McCaffrey's 14th career game with one-or-more rushing touchdowns and one-or-more receiving touchdowns, which is the second-most such games in NFL history.
  • McCaffrey's rushing touchdown gives him nine on the season while his receiving touchdown marked his fourth of the season. It also marks his 14th-consecutive regular season game with one-or-more touchdowns, which is the longest streak of his career and passes former WR Jerry Rice for the most consecutive regular season games with one-or-more touchdowns in franchise history.
  • McCaffrey's 14-consecutive regular season games with one-or-more touchdowns tie Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills RB O.J. Simpson for the third-most consecutive regular season games with one-or-more touchdowns in NFL history.
  • McCaffrey's 17-consecutive games with a touchdown are tied with Hall of Fame Baltimore Colts RB Lenny Moore for the most consecutive games (postseason included) with a TD in NFL history.
  • WR Brandon Aiyuk caught five passes for 109 yards, marking his third game of the season with 100-or-more yards and the seventh of his career, while TE George Kittle caught nine passes for 149 yards, marking his first game of the season with 100-or-more yards and the 15th of his career.
  • Kittle's 149 yards on the day give him 5,697 reception yards in his career, which marks the most reception yards by a tight end in 49ers franchise history.

Defensive Highlights

  • LB Fred Warner registered 10 tackles and one forced fumble on the day. The forced fumble marked his second of the season and the ninth of his career.
  • Warner's 10 tackles on the day give him 704 in his career, which passes former LB Ken Norton and former LB Derek Smith for the second-most tackles in franchise history.
  • DL Arik Armstead registered four tackles and 2.0 sacks of Bengals QB Joe Burrow, giving him 2.5 on the season and 31.0 in his career.
  • Armstead's 2.0 sacks on the day mark the fifth multi-sack game of his career and his first since Week 18 of the 2021 season.
  • DL Nick Bosa registered two tackles, and a 0.5 sack of Burrow, giving him 3.0 sacks on the season and 46.0 in his career.
  • DL Clelin Ferrell tallied five tackles, 0.5 sack of Burrow and a forced fumble on the day, marking his third-career forced fumble, first as a member of the 49ers and first since having two forced fumbles in December of 2020 as a member of the Las Vegas Raiders.
  • Ferrell's 0.5 sack marked his first of the season and gave him 10.5 in his career.
  • CB Isaiah Oliver notched 9 tackles and one fumble recovery on the day. Oliver's fumble recovery marks his first of the season and the second of his career.

View game photos from the San Francisco 49ers Week 8 matchup vs. the Cincinnati Bengals.

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