Sunday night’s win over the Seahawks summed up the 49ers season. Bouncing back and forth between smooth and stressful with plenty of moments that made you want to rip your hair out, but impossible to look away, knowing this team would make a play. There were plays made all night, but Dre Greenlaw made a difference when it mattered the most to give San Francisco the division title.
The 49ers PR team does a good job of throwing stats together, and here are some from Week 17’s big win.
With The Win…
- The Niners finished the season 13-3, marking their best regular-season record since 2011 (13-3).
- San Francisco finished the season with a 5-1 record against the NFC West, which is their best division record since 2013 (5-1).
- The 49ers finish the season 7-1 on the road, their best regular-season road record since 1992 (7-1 on the road).
- San Francisco wins the NFC West for the first time since 2012.
- The 49ers earned the top seed in the NFC Playoffs for the first time since 1997.
- San Francisco won its first game at CenturyLink Field since 12/24/11 (W, 19-17).
- The Niners finished the regular season with a 5-1 record in primetime games, including two wins on NBC’s Sunday Night Football [W, 37-8 vs. GB (11/24/19)].
Greenlaw Slams The Door
With 0:12 seconds left in the game and the Seahawks facing 4th-and-goal from the five-yard line, QB Russell Wilson completed a pass to TE Jacob Hollister. Greenlaw tackled Hollister at the one-yard line to seal the victory for the 49ers. Greenlaw finished the game with a team-high 13 tackles and 1 TFL.
Put Up The Points
The 49ers finished the 2019 regular season with 479 total points, tied for the 2nd-most in franchise history and the most since 1994 (505).
Jimmy Caps Off Thrilling 2019
QB Jimmy Garoppolo completed 18 of 22 attempts for 285 yards and a passer rating of 118.8. Garoppolo finished the 2019 regular season with 3,978 passing yds., the 4th-most in a single season in franchise history and the most since QB Jeff Garcia in 2000 (4,278). Garoppolo finished the 2019 regular season with 329 completions, which ranks 4th in franchise history and is most since Jeff Garcia (355 - 2000). Garoppolo finished the 2019 regular season with a 69.1 completion percentage, ranking 3rd in franchise history, and it’s the highest since Steve Young in 1994 (70.3%.) Garoppolo finished the 2019 regular season with 13 QB wins, which ranks t-4th in franchise history and is the most since QB Alex Smith in 2011 (13).
Deebo Does It All
WR Deebo Samuel registered five receptions for 102 yards and had two carries for 33 yards and one touchdown. Samuel now has three games with 100-or-more reception yards this season. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, his three games with 100-or-more reception yards are the most in a single season by a rookie in franchise history.
- Samuel registered his 3rd rushing TD of the season on a 30-yd. TD run.
- According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he becomes the first WR in franchise history to have 3-or-more rushing TDs in a single season. He is the first WR to have 3-or-more rushing TDs in a single season in the NFL since 2016 (WR Tyreek Hill, KC – 3 rushing TDs & WR Ty Montgomery, GB – 3 rushing TDs).
- Samuel finished the 2019 regular season with 57 receptions as a rookie, ranking 2nd in franchise history. Samuel finished the 2019 regular season with 802 reception yyds by a rookie, ranking 2nd in franchise history.
Stone Cold Kittle
TE George Kittle registered seven receptions for 86 yds. Kittle finished the 2019 regular season with 1,053 receptions yards, becoming the 5th player, and first TE, in franchise history to record multiple 1,000-yd seasons.