George Kittle’s near-perfect game, 49ers fear end-of-season injuries for Ziggy Ansah


San Francisco looked generally sluggish in Sunday’s loss. The offense struggled to continue training and converted on 5 of 10 of their third betting chances. Impending failure came on a reverse pass from Nick Mullens to Kyle Juszczyk that looked like an easy six-runner to start the offense.

San Francisco had several key opportunities to win Sunday’s game, but couldn’t capitalize. The 49ers had three turnovers and allowed 14 points on those giveaways. After three impressive performances, left tackle Trent Williams had a tough outing, allowing a sack and several quarterback presses. The San Francisco O-line battled the Eagles, allowing five sacks on the night.

“I thought overall the whole offense struggled a bit when we got it going,” said Kyle Shanahan. “It was really a weak link in every game that got us in bad shape and cost us a few records. So I expect him to do better and I expect us all to do better. ”

For the second week in a row, the first round Javon Kinlaw recorded a deflected pass. The rookie got his wingspan of 83 6/8 on a pass from Carson Wentz that landed in the hands of the linebacker. Azeez Al-Shaair. Al-Shaair intervened for Dr Greenlaw last week, who missed his second game in a row with a quadriceps injury.

Wentz has now thrown seven interceptions in four games.

George Kittle has made his comeback after missing the last two games with a knee injury and certainly didn’t disappoint. The tight end was almost perfect that day, amassing 15 of his 16 targets Sunday for 183 yards and a touchdown. His only fall came when the 49ers failed the 2-point conversion as the ball slipped through the tight end’s hands.

Kittle tied Christian McCaffrey (week 16, 2019) for most targets with perfect single-game catch rate in the history of registered targets (since 2009).

Kittle now has 3,172 career yards in his 47th game in the NFL. He equalizes Rob Gronkowski for third to reach 3,000 yards by a tight end in NFL history, behind only Mike Ditka and Kellen Winslow (45 games).

In addition, the tight end has passed 100 receiving yards for the ninth time in his career. Kittle is tied for third-most 100-yard games by a tight end in their first 50 career games since 1970. Gronkowski (12) and Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow (14) are the only tight ends with more.

Brandon Aiyuk came in on a rolling touchdown. Aiyuk took a 38-yard full-back and faced Eagles safety Marcus Epps en route to the end zone. The play quickly gained momentum on social media. Aiyuk has been targeted five times and caught two receptions for 18 yards to add to his career touchdown.

With a 38-yard Sunday Night Football score, Aiyuk now has a rushing touchdown in consecutive games (19-yard touchdown in Week 3). Aiyuk joins Tyreek Hill (Weeks 15-16, 2016) and teammate Deebo Samuel (Weeks 16-17, 2019) as the only wide receivers with rushed touchdowns in back-to-back games over the past five seasons, according to NFL Research.


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