The San Francisco 49ers improve their record to 4-3 following a dominant, 33-6 outing against the New England Patriots. Here are some stats and numbers from the 49ers wire-to-wire victory.
- The 49ers improved to 9-5 overall against the Patriots and a 5-3 record on the road, including back-to-back wins at Gillette Stadium.
- San Francisco is now 2-1 against the AFC East this season, with the team's final game against the division coming in Week 13 against the Buffalo Bills.
- Kyle Shanahan is now 10-5 against the AFC as the head coach of the 49ers.
- San Francisco has won their first three road games of the season in back-to-back years for the first time since 1989-90. The team has also won each of their first three games in the Eastern Time Zone for the second-consecutive season.
- On the opening possession of the game, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo engineered a 9-play, 75-yard touchdown drive that was punctuated by a 3-yard touchdown run by Jeff Wilson Jr..
- According to CBS Sports, Wilson Jr.'s 3-yard touchdown run was the first opening drive touchdown allowed by the Patriots since 2016 (Oct. 2 2016 vs. Buffalo).
- With an opening drive touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 6, the 49ers offense has scored a touchdown on the opening drive of a game in back-to-back weeks for the first time since 2019 (Week 13 receiving touchdown at Baltimore Ravens; Week 14 receiving touchdown at New Orleans Saints).
- San Francisco's 467 net yards (197 rushing; 270 passing) are the most by the team this season and the most since Dec. 2019 at New Orleans (516 net yards – 162 rushing; 354 passing).
- The 49ers offense scored at least 30 points for the third time this season. Dating back to the 2019 season, San Francisco's 11 games scoring 30-or-more points are tied for the fourth-most over that span.
Most Games Scoring 30-Or-More Points in the NFL, 2019-20
|1.||New Orleans Saints||15|
|4t.||San Francisco 49ers||11|
|Kansas City Chiefs||11|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||11|
- The 49ers offense rushed for 197 yards and four touchdowns on 37 carries. The four rushing touchdowns are the second-most the 49ers have scored in a single game since 2019 (5 rushing touchdowns vs. Carolina Panthers (Oct. 27, 2019) and the 197 rushing yards are the fourth-most under head coach Kyle Shanahan.
Most Rushing Yards In A Single Game By The 49ers, Since 2017
|1.||vs. Cleveland Browns||10/7/19||40||275||2|
|2.||at Cincinatti Bengals||9/15/19||42||259||2|
|3.||vs. Carolina Panthers||10/27/19||38||232||5|
|4.||at New England Patriots||10/25/20||37||197||4|
|5.||vs. Detroit Lions||9/16/18||28||190||1|
- Wilson Jr. rushed for 112 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries while rookie receiver Brandon Aiyuk hauled in 6 receptions for 115 yards. It marked the first time the team has had a 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver in the same game since Week 17 2018 at Los Angeles Rams running back Alfred Morris (111 rushing yards) and tight end George Kittle (149 receiving yards).
- The 49ers defense allowed 59 net yards in the first half, the fewest allowed by the 49ers in the first half of a game since 2012 (35 net yards allowed against Chicago Bears Nov. 2012).
- San Francisco's defense registered four interceptions in the game, the most by the team since 2014 (five interceptions at New York Giants - Nov. 2014).
- Wilson Jr. rushed for a career-high 112 yards and a career-high three touchdowns on 17 carries (6.6 average). It marked his first career 100-yard game and the 49ers first 100-yard rushing game of the season.
- Wilson Jr.'s three rushing touchdowns are the most by a 49ers running back on the road since Roger Craig registered three rushing touchdowns against the Rams in 1988.
- In his 50th career game, Kittle finished the night with five receptions for 55 yards.
- Kittle's 3,380 receiving yards through his first 50 career NFL games are the third-most by a tight end in NFL history.
Most Receiving Yards by a Tight End in First 50 Career Games in NFL History
|2.||Kellen Winslow Sr.||3,420|
- Juszczyk registered a career-high four carries for a career-high 18 yards and one touchdown. It marked his second rushing touchdown of the season, setting a new single-season career high.
- Aiyuk finished the game with a career-high six receptions for a career-high 115 yards (19.2 average), marking his first career 100-yard receiving game.
- Warner led the team with seven tackles and one interception, picking off Patriots quarterback Cam Newton. It marked his second interception of the season and third of his career.
- Taylor registered his first career two-interception game, picking off both Newton and Patriots backup quarterback Jarrett Stidham. It marked his first and second interception of the season and fourth and fifth of his career.
- Taylor is the first 49ers defender to have two-or-more interceptions in a game since linebacker Chris Borland tallied two interceptions of quarterback Eli Manning at the Giants in Nov. 2014.
- Moseley picked off Newton just before halftime and returned the interception 51 yards. It marked his first interception of the season and second of his career.
- On kick return coverage, Cyprien forced a Patriots fumble, his first career special teams forced fumble.
- Al-Shaair also forced a Patriots fumble, his first career forced fumble.
- Greenlaw brought down Newton for an 8-yard loss, his first sack of the season and second of his career.
- Givens sacked Stidham for a 7-yard loss, his first career sack.