The San Francisco 49ers fell to 4-11 on the season after a 14-9 defeat at Levi's Stadium against the Chicago Bears. The 49ers finish the season with a 4-4 record at home.

Below is a mix of key player and team stats provided by the NFL, the 49ers, and Pro Football Focus.

Key Player Statistics


QB Nick Mullens completed 22 of 38 pass attempts for 241 yards. He became the first 49ers quarterback to register 220-or-more passing yards in seven consecutive games since QB Jeff Garcia accomplished the feat in Weeks 5-11 of the 2000 season.

Mullens has now thrown for 1,995 yards in his first 7 career games, the third-most in the NFL since 1970.

Most Passing Yards In First 7 Career Games, Since 1970
Rank Name Att Comp Yds TD INT QB Rating
1. Patrick Mahomes, KC 247 157 2,149 18 5 107.2
2. Cam Newton, Car. 252 152 2,103 8 9 82.8
3. Nick Mullens, SF 241 153 1,995 10 7 91.2
4. Andrew Luck, Ind. 288 160 1,971 8 8 74.6
5. Marc Bulger, StL. 214 138 1,826 14 6 101.5

Mullens was under pressure on 17 of his 39 dropbacks (43.6%). He had a passer rating of 87.5 when kept clean and 35.9 when under pressure, per Pro Football Focus.

T Mike McGlinchey had a rough day in pass protection, allowing six pressures, including four quarterback hits and two hurries, while finishing with a Pro Football Focus pass blocking grade of 44.3. Three of his allowed pressures were to Khalil Mack (one hit, two hurries) who finished the day with eight total pressures.

DL DeForest Buckner registered three tackles and one sack. He extended his single-season career high to 12 sacks.

Buckner's 12 sacks on the season are the fourth-most by a 49ers defender since 2000 (LB Aldon Smith — 19.5 in 2012, LB Aldon Smith — 14 in 2011, DE Andre Carter — 12.5 in 2002).

Buckner also recovered a Bears fumble, marking the third fumble recovery of his career and the first since November 13, 2016, against the Arizona Cardinals.

DL Solomon Thomas earned the defense's top overall Pro Football Focus grade (76.4). He had four tackles and two quarterback pressures while playing the majority of the time along the interior. Thomas earned his second-highest overall grade of the season.

DL Cassius Marsh brought down Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky twice, increasing his single-season career high to 5.5 sacks. Marsh now has two career games with two-or-more sacks (2.5 sacks vs. Oak. during Week 9).

CB Richard Sherman allowed just one catch on his only target for nine yards. He has allowed a catch per 19.2 coverage snaps this season, which is the best number in the NFL among qualifying cornerbacks, per Pro Football Focus.

DB Tarvarius Moore registered his first career forced fumble late in the fourth quarter, punching the ball out from Bears WR Allen Robinson's arms. The loose ball was picked up by DB Greg Mabin, which was his first career fumble recovery.

K Robbie Gould connected on all three field goal attempts. He has now connected on 22 consecutive field goal attempts, which is the third-longest streak in franchise history.

Consecutive Field Goals Made In Franchise History
Rank Name Dates Made FGs
1. Robbie Gould 10/29/17 - 10/7/18 33
2. Phil Dawson 10/6/13 - 12/19/13 27
3. Robbie Gould 10/15/18 - present 22

Key Team Statistics


The 49ers are now 7-2 during the month of December over the past two seasons.