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Behind the 49ers Perfect 8-0 Start

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Behind the 49ers Perfect 8-0 Start

7 catches of 20 or more yards by George Kittle, tied for third among tight ends with Philadelphia Eagles Zach Ertz.

7.0 sacks by Nick Bosa, tied for the most among rookies with Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen. Bosa and Allen are also tied for the 10th-most sacks in the NFL.

10 different 49ers have registered a touchdown reception this season, the most in the NFL. (WR Emmanuel Sanders – 2, TE George Kittle – 2, WR Dante Pettis – 2, RB Matt Breida – 1, WR Deebo Samuel – 1, WR Marquise Goodwin – 1, WR Kendrick Bourne – 1, RB Tevin Coleman – 1, WR Richie James Jr. – 1 and RB Raheem Mostert – 1.)

10 different members of the 49ers defense have recorded at least 0.5 sacks. (DL Nick Bosa – 7.0, DL Arik Armstead 5.5, DL Dee Ford – 5.5, DL DeForest Buckner – 4.0, DL Ronald Blair III – 3.0, DL Solomon Thomas – 2.0, LB Dre Greenlaw – 1.0, DL D.J. Jones – 1.0, LB Kwon Alexander – 0.5 and CB K’Waun Williams – 0.5)

10.5 per return by the 49ers punt return unit, the third-best mark in the league.

11 tackles for loss by Bosa, tied for the most in the league with Los Angeles Chargers defensive lineman Joey Bosa, Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald and Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Myles Garrett.

12 sacks allowed by the offensive line, tied for fourth fewest in the NFL with the Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints.

12.8 points per game allowed, which leads the NFC and is second-best in the league.

15 turnovers forced by the 49ers defense. (10 interceptions, 5 fumble recoveries).

16 wins for Jimmy Garoppolo in his 18 career starts, the most by a quarterback since 1950. (Buffalo Bills QB Daryle Lamonica – 17, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger – 17, Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino – 16 and Dallas Cowboys QB Roger Staubach – 16).

19 total yards allowed on punt returns, the best mark in the league.

19 passes hauled in by Kittle on third downs this season, tied for second-most in the league with Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews.

20 drives that have started inside the opponent’s 50-yard line, the second-most in the NFL behind the Patriots (21).

22.3 miles-per-hour top speed recorded on Breida’s 83-yard touchdown against the Browns in Week 5. The fastest run by a ball carrier this season, according to NFL’s Next Gen Stats.

29.4 average points scored per game, third-best in the league.

30 sacks on the season, tied for third with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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