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Christian McCaffrey is the first player in NFL history to accomplish this in 2023

It’s been quite the season for McCaffrey, who accomplished another feat nobody else has

San Francisco 49ers v Washington Commanders Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images

The San Francisco 49ers became the sixth team ever in NFL history to have four players surpass 1,000 yards from scrimmage this past week, after tight end George Kittle joined his teammates Christian McCaffrey, Brandon Aiyuk, and Deebo Samuel.

They could have some company this week, however. Miami Dolphins running back De’Von Achane is 64 yards away from joining Tyreek Hill, Raheem Mostert, and Jaylen Waddle in the 1,000 yard club. Miami, like San Francisco, also has a 4,000 yard passer.

The same goes for Detroit, as the Lions need their rookie tight end Sam LaPorta to have 136 yards to join the club.

The last team to accomplish this feat also featured McCaffrey, as it was the 2020 Carolina Panthers. Speaking of McCaffrey, his season is unique in more ways than one. Bryan Knowles of the FTN Network tweeted that McCaffrey is the first player in NFL history to have as many yards as the season.

McCaffrey, who will miss Week 18 with a mild calf strain, currently has 2,023 yards from scrimmage. Knowles said the two players who were closes were Gerald Riggs and Earl Campbell, who were both off by one yard in 1985 and 1980, respectively.

McCaffrey has now surpassed 2,000 yards from scrimmage for the second time in his career. He’s also one of three players to do so with two different organizations, joining Erik Dickerson and Marshall Faulk.