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Christian McCaffrey achieves milestone last seen with the 49ers by Frank Gore

Dec 3, 2023 at 3:44 PM--


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Christian McCaffrey rushed for 1,139 yards last season, marking his third time surpassing 1,000 yards in his NFL career. Of course, he accomplished this feat during his time with the Carolina Panthers and San Francisco 49ers.

Entering Week 13, McCaffrey led the league with 939 rushing yards, requiring only 61 more to secure his fourth career season surpassing the 1,000-yard mark. He achieved this milestone in the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles, becoming the first 49ers running back to reach 1,000 rushing yards since Frank Gore did so in 2014 with 1,106 rushing yards.

McCaffrey was on pace for 1,451 rushing yards leading up to the game, a potential single-season career-high. Additionally, he was on track to rack up 2,052 all-purpose yards, which would be his highest single-season mark since 2019, when he earned 2,392 total yards.

This past week, McCaffrey reflected on having NFL coaches doubt his ability to run between the tackles. Upon his arrival in Santa Clara, he aimed to assure his coaches that he was a "complete" running back, unafraid of a hefty workload.

"When you go somewhere new, you don't know what they're thinking," McCaffrey shared. "I don't know if that was a validated conversation, but I felt like I needed to have it."



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