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Key stats from the 49ers’ 34-26 Week 12 win over the Vikings

Nov 28, 2021 at 7:53 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers improved to 6-5 on the season after their 34-26 Week 12 victory over the Minnesota Vikings at Levi's Stadium.

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



With The Win…


  • The 49ers improved to 25-23-1 overall against the Vikings, including a 16-8-1 record at home.
  • San Francisco is now 3-0 overall against Minnesota at Levi's Stadium.
  • The Niners have won 3 of the past 4 overall meetings between the two teams.

49ers Offense


  • The 49ers offense held the ball for 37:07 this afternoon against the Vikings.
  • Over the past three weeks [39:03 vs. LAR (11/15); 38:22 at Jax. (11/21); 37:07 vs. Min. (11/28)], San Francisco became the first team since the Baltimore Ravens in 2019 to have possessed the ball over 37 minutes in three consecutive games.

Rushing Attack


  • The 49ers offense rushed for 208 yds. and 3 TDs on 39 carries. The 208 rushing yds. were the most by the team this season and the 5th most since 2017 [275 vs. Cle. (10/7/19); 259 at Cin. (9/15/19); 232 vs. Car. (10/27/19); 227 at Arz. (12/26/20)].

Deebo Samuel


  • WR Deebo Samuel hauled in 1 recept. for 12 yds., while adding 6 carries for 66 yds. and 2 TDs on the ground.
  • Samuel has now registered at least 1 rushing TD in 3-consecutive games for the 1st time in his career. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he became the first WR with at least 1 rushing TD in 3-consecutive games in a season since the merger in 1970.
  • Samuel became the first member of the 49ers with at least 1 rushing TD in 3 consecutive games since RB Jerick McKinnon accomplished the feat in Weeks 2-4 of 2020.
  • Samuel's 2 rushing TDs are the most in a single game by a 49ers WR in franchise history and the most by a WR in the NFL since Packers WR Ty Montgomery had 2 rushing TDs at Chi. (12/18/16).
  • With 2 rushing TDs, Samuel now has 5 rushing TDs on the season. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he is the first player in the Super Bowl era, whose primary position is listed as WR, to register 5 rushing TDs in a season.
  • Samuel now has 1,006 rec. yds. this season. He is 1 of 4 players in franchise history to surpass 1,000 rec. yds. through the team's first 11 games of a season (WR Jerry Rice - 6 times; WR Terrell Owens - 2 times; WR Dave Parks – 1 time).
  • Samuel is the first WR for the 49ers to reach 1,000 rec. yds. in a single season since Anquan Boldin had 1,062 rec. yds. in 2014.

Elijah Mitchell


  • RB Elijah Mitchell finished with 27 carries for 133 yds. and 1 TD, while adding 5 recepts. for 35 yds.
  • This marked Mitchell's 4th game with 100-or-more rushing yds. this season [104 at Det. (9/12); 107 vs. Ind. (10/24); 137 at Chi. (10/31)], setting the franchise record for most games with 100-or-more rushing yds. by a rookie in franchise history [QB Billy Kilmer – 3 games (1961)].
  • Mitchell's 32 total touches were the most by a member of the 49ers in a single game since RB Frank Gore had 32 touches (28 carries, 4 recepts.) vs. Det. (12/27/09).

Jauan Jennings


  • WR Jauan Jennings hauled in 2 recepts. for 24 yds. and 1 TD, marking his 2nd TD of the season.

Azeez Al-Shaair


  • LB Azeez Al-Shaair registered a team-high 8 tackles while adding 1 FR and 1 INT of Vikings QB Kirk Cousins. The INT was his 1st of the season and 2nd of his career [1 INT vs. Phi. (10/4/20)]. He now has 2 FRs on the season.
  • Al-Shaair is the first member of the 49ers to register at least 1 INT and 1 FR in the same game since CB Perrish Cox had 1 INT and 1 FR vs. Phi. (9/28/14).

Nick Bosa


  • DL Nick Bosa notched 2 tackles and 1.0 sack on the day. He leads the team with a single-season career-high 11.0 sacks on the season and has 20.0 sacks in his career.
  • Bosa's 11.0 sacks on the season are the most in a single season by a member of the 49ers since DL DeForest Buckner had 12.0 sacks in 2018.

Kevin Givens


  • DL Kevin Givens registered 2 tackles and 1 FF of Vikings RB Dalvin Cook, marking the 1st FF of his career.

Josh Norman


  • CB Josh Norman registered 3 tackles and 1 FF on the day.
  • Norman extended his single-season career-high with 7 FFs on the season and 20 in his career.
  • His 7 FFs on the season are the 2nd-most by a member of the 49ers in a single season since 1994 [Roy Barker (8 - 1996)].

Most FFs In A Single Season, Since 1994
Rank Player Season FFs
1. DE Roy Barker 1996 8
2. CB Josh Norman 2021 7
3. LB Ahmad Brooks 2009 5



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