Mike LaFleur is in his third season with the 49ers and second as the team's passing game coordinator. He previously served as the team's wide receivers/passing game coordinator in 2018 and wide receivers/passing game specialist in 2017.
In 2018, TE George Kittle was named Second-Team All-Pro and selected to the Pro Bowl in only his second season as he led the team with 88 receptions for 1,377 yards and five touchdowns, setting the NFL record for the most receiving yards in a single season by a tight end. Kittle also became the first tight end in franchise history to surpass 1,000 receiving yards in a single season. His 88 receptions also set the franchise record for the most receptions by a tight end in a single season. WR Kendrick Bourne led the receiving corps with career-highs in receptions (42), receiving yards (487) and touchdowns (four). Rookie WR Dante Pettis registered 27 receptions for 467 yards and five touchdowns, as his five touchdown receptions were the most by a 49ers rookie since RB Jimmy Thomas notched five touchdown receptions in 1969, and were tied for the second-most by a rookie in franchise history. WR Marquise Goodwin recorded 23 receptions for 395 yards and a career-high four touchdowns.