The San Francisco 49ers crushed the Cleveland Browns on Monday, October 7 by a score of 31-3 at Levi’s Stadium. With the victory, the 49ers improved to 4-0 on the season, marking the first time since 1990 that they’ve started off a season with four straight wins.
Jimmy Garoppolo had an effective day for San Francisco with 181 passing yards, two touchdowns, no interceptions, and a 108.6 passer rating. But it was the rushing game that really owned the day with 275 yards and two touchdowns, led by Matt Breida’s 114 yards and Tevin Coleman’s 97. This unit recorded a rushing index of 206.25, fueling an OVER (Offensive Value and Efficiency Rating) score of 171.0.
San Francisco’s defense was dominant in the win too, earning a DVS (Defensive Value Score) of 4.17. The 49ers were swarming all game long with four sacks, six tackles for loss and eight quarterback hits.
Baker Mayfield went just 8-for-22 on the day for only 100 passing yards, no touchdowns, and two interceptions. The Browns were thoroughly dominated on both sides of the ball with an OVER of 27.75 and a DVS of 0.24 in the loss.