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Key stats from the 49ers’ 17-10 Week 5 loss to the Cardinals

Oct 10, 2021 at 6:20 PM--

The San Francisco 49ers dropped to 2-3 on the season after losing their third consecutive game, this time against the Arizona Cardinals. The home team won 17-10 at State Farm Stadium.

Below are several statistics and notes from Sunday's game, which were provided by the 49ers Communications staff.


  • The 49ers offense rushed for 152 yds. on the day, which is the most on the season and the most since the team rushed for 227 yds. at Arz. on 12/26/20.

Deebo Samuel

  • WR Deebo Samuel registered 3 recepts. for 58 yds. while adding 1 carry for 13 yds. and a TD. He now has 1 rushing TD on the season and 4 in his career, with his last coming 12/29/19 at Sea. (1 rushing TD).
  • Through the first 5 games of the season, Samuel's 548 rec. yds. are the 5th-most through 5 games in franchise history.

Most Rec. Yds. By A 49ers Player in Games 1-5, Franchise History
Rank Player Season Yds.
1. WR Jerry Rice 1989 634
2. WR Jerry Rice 1995 593
3. WR Jerry Rice 1986 579
4. WR Jerry Rice 1990 574
5. WR Deebo Samuel 2021 548

Trey Lance

  • QB Trey Lance finished the game completing 15 of 29 atts. for 192 yds.
  • Lance also rushed for 89 yds. on 16 carries (5.6 average), which is the most rushing yds. by a 49ers QB in a single game since QB Colin Kaepernick rushed for 113 yds. on 10 carries vs. Mia. (11/27/16).

Nick Bosa

  • DL Nick Bosa finished the game with 5 tackles and 1.0 sack. He now has a team-high 5.0 sacks on the season and 14.0 in his career.
  • Bosa is the first member of the 49ers to register 5.0-or-more sacks in Weeks 1-5 of a season since DT Bryant Young in 2005 (6.0 sacks).

Dontae Johnson

  • CB Dontae Johnson finished with 4 tackles, 1 FF, and 1 FR. His FF and FR of Cardinals RB Chase Edmonds were the first FF and FR of his career.

D.J. Jones

  • DL D.J. Jones finished the game with 4 tackles and 1.0 sack. He brought down Cardinals QB Kyler Murray for a 14-yd. loss.
  • Jones' sack marks the 2nd of his career and his first since 12/26/20 at Arz. (1.0 sack).
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