"He does so many different things in the run game and even the pass game where he brings a different element that not many fullbacks can do", Garoppolo said Monday night, according to The Mercury News.
The real sizzle comes from the San Francisco defense, a marauding troupe of speedy, aggressive hunters who have restricted their opponents to an NFC-lowest 57 total points and shut down the Browns completely. Instead, the unbeaten 49ers proved they were ready for prime time and the hype and the Browns got thoroughly blown out for the second time in five games. Matt Breida scored twice in one quarter. Cleveland had one first down in the second half and lost four turnovers, including two interceptions and a fumble by quarterback Baker Mayfield. Behind his blocking this year, the Niners have averaged 126.2 rushing yards per game.
"It's a good start is really all it is", Garoppolo said.
"It was unfortunate", Mayfield said. That's huge for momentum on the road. Still, they combined for 72 points against the Buccaneers and Bengals whose defenses are arguably poor.
"We made eye contact and I could not throw it to him", Beckham said.
While his play on the field got a lot of attention, more people were talking about his celebrations.
Mayfield's top rated acquiring targets are Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry, who experienced his best game of the year past week with eight catches for 167 yards. He went for 181 yards on 20 of 29 completions.
San Francisco has a quiet but outstanding offense in 2019. Are the Browns' play-calling issues ironed out? He gets his start on a primetime stage for the first time Monday. "Each individual has to look themselves in the mirror and make sure that we collectively are doing what we're supposed to be doing to improve the chances of getting the results that we want to achieve". Alarmingly, after this game, quarterback Dak Prescott now has a career record of 1-8 when running back Ezekiel Elliot fails to rush for more than 75 yards.
Enthusiasm for the 49ers does seem to be returning to the Bay Area, after five seasons of turmoil that included three head coaching changes - from Jim Harbaugh to Jim Tomsula, to Chip Kelly, to Shanahan. Again, a big shout out to the offensive line, the receivers, the quarterbacks, everyone was doing their job today. "The play worked out how it was supposed to".
DeForest Buckner, another 49ers captain, said Mayfield also snubbed him. Callaway bobbled the ball losing control, while K'Waun Williams recovered it and rushed it back for 49 yards. After missing three field goals for 47, 52 and 30 yards, Robbie Gould saw the light at the end of the tunnel. Chubb is fourth in rushing yards in the National Football League with 398 this season. I was behind the line of scrimmage on the play anticipating plays from the Browns' aggressive defense. Beckham took a handoff from Mayfield for what initially looked like an end around before reversing direction then pulling up to pass. Nick Chubb is coming off a monster game, and will have a tough test this week. They're playing with smiles on their faces, they're full of well-earned confidence, and they're generally having a grand old time right now. Not just as a possible playoff team, but possible winners of the NFC West, which they haven't accomplished since 2012, when they went to the Super Bowl. And we'll be watching - not just because they're good, but because they're interesting. We just had to come in, we knew it was coming off a bye and we knew in the past we been coming out on byes a little lackadaisical and stuff.
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