George Kittle celebrated National Tight End Day with six catches for 86 yards against the Carolina Panthers in the San Francisco 49ers' 51-13 win. He is on pace for his second-consecutive 1,000-yard receiving season.

Kittle's performance on Sunday earned him Pro Football Focus' top grade (92.7) from the game.

Linebacker Luke Kuechly earned the Panthers' top grade (82.3). Four 49ers players graded higher than Kuechly.

Below are the five highest-graded 49ers players on offense against the Panthers.

  • George Kittle, TE (92.7)
  • Laken Tomlinson, OG (90.4)
  • Tevin Coleman, RB (79.0)
  • Daniel Brunskill, OT (77.4)
  • Mike Person, OG (73.7)

Below are the five highest-graded 49ers players on defense.

  • Richard Sherman, CB (90.0)
  • Nick Bosa, DE (84.3)
  • Solomon Thomas, DL (81.4)
  • Emmanuel Moseley, CB (80.7)
  • DeForest Buckner, DT (79.9)