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George Kittle is PFF’s highest-graded player from 49ers-Eagles while Nick Mullens is lowest-graded

Oct 5, 2020 at 9:49 AM--

George Kittle had a historic night during the San Francisco 49ers' 25-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. The All-Pro tight end hauled in 15 passes on 15 targets for 183 yards and a score. The performance also marked the first time in NFL history a tight end has registered 15-or-more receptions and 175-or-more receiving yards in a single game.

Pro Football Focus released its grades from Sunday's game, and Kittle earned the game's highest grade for either team from the analytics site.

On defense, D-lineman Kevin Givens earned the highest grade, albeit on limited snaps. The highest-graded defender with a significant number of snaps was defensive end Kerry Hyder, who finished the game with four tackles, a quarterback hit, and 0.5 sacks, per Pro Football Reference.

The lowest-graded player for either team was 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens, who was benched late in the game and replaced by C.J. Beathard.

Below were the five highest-graded 49ers players on offense against the Eagles.

  • George Kittle, TE, 92.4, 72 snaps
  • Ben Garland, C, 78.0, 73 snaps
  • Laken Tomlinson, LG, 75.5, 73 snaps
  • C.J. Beathard, QB, 73.4, 23 snaps
  • Deebo Samuel, WR, 72.1, 25 snaps

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

  • Kevin Givens, DT, 89.5, 17 snaps
  • Jamar Taylor, CB, 75.4, 10 snaps
  • Kerry Hyder, DE, 74.9, 47 snaps
  • Arik Armstead, DE, 74.1, 48 snaps
  • D.J. Jones, DT, 72.0, 39 snaps

Below were the three lowest-graded 49ers players on offense.

  • Nick Mullens, QB, 26.9, 50 snaps
  • Ross Dwelley, TE, 47.3, 13 snaps
  • Trent Taylor, WR, 49.0, 37 snaps

Below were the three lowest-graded 49ers players on defense.

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