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Offensive snap counts and grades: We had a Jordan Mason sighting

The grades match the eye test

San Francisco 49ers v Arizona Cardinals Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images

The 49ers put up 45 points in Arizona. The 49ers offense put up 35 points, and Christian McCaffrey scored three more touchdowns, moving his total to 22 on the season. Deebo Samuel added two of his own, and the 49ers are in the driver’s seat for the number one seed in the NFC.

Let’s look at the snap counts and grades from Sunday’s win over the Cardinals.

Quarterback - Brock Purdy 46 (86.5), Sam Darnold 10 (66.8)

There was a tense moment in this game as Purdy left the game for a handful of snaps following a rough hit. Purdy returned and finished with four passing touchdowns on 16/25 and 242 passing yards. Purdy’s passer rating was up to 135.3. It’s hard not to imagine Purdy’s numbers on the season if he played in more fourth quarters, being the 49ers continue to blow teams out.

Running Back - Christian McCaffrey 43 (68.4), Kyle Juszczyk 28 (65.5), Jordan Mason 13 (62.9)

Purdy believes McCaffrey is the MVP of the NFL. Three more touchdowns and 118 rushing yards will only strengthen his case. Seventy-eight of McCaffrey’s yards came after contact. Six of McCaffrey’s runs went for ten-plus yards. Oh, and 72 receiving yards isn’t anything to sneeze at.

Jordan Mason finished with 20 yards on the day but had 22 yards after contact.

Wide Receiver - Deebo Samuel 48 (78.5), Brandon Aiyuk 46 (75.6), Jauan Jennings 23 (74.9), Ronnie Bell 8 (55.4), Chris Conley 6 (57.6)

Samuel continues his blistering streak with four more receptions for 48 yards and two receiving touchdowns. Although many have compared this recent stretch to 2021 Samuel, this feels different. Another portion of Samuel’s game has been unlocked, and it’s as a receiver.

Sunday was a relatively quiet game for Brandon Aiyuk, with three catches and 37 yards. Jauan Jennings added two more catches for 25 yards.

Tight End - George Kittle 48 (70.4), Charlie Woerner 11 (73.4), Brayden Willis 6 (48.5)

George Kittle had four targets and finished with two catches for 54 yards, including a sparkler from Purdy, with the Cardinals dropping nine defenders into coverage.

Charlie Woerner finished with a run-blocking grade of 71.8 and a 69.7 pass-blocking grade.

Offensive Line - Jon Feliciano 56 (93.5), Aaron Banks 56 (65.6), Jake Brendel 54 (55.9), Colton McKivitz 54 (79.7), Trent Williams 49 (84.9), Jaylon Moore 7 (61.3), Matt Pryor 2 (60.0), Ben Bartch 2 (60.0)

Jon Feliciano sparkled on Sunday with the highest offensive grade on the team. With Spencer Burford sidelined, Feliciano has been a find for the offensive line. A clean sheet for Feliciano.

The offensive line didn’t allow a sack, only one QB hit, eight hurries, and nine pressures. Jake Brendel allowed four pressures and finished with a pass-blocking grade of 8.8. Trent Williams finished with a clean sheet on 49 snaps.