Powered by 343 yards from Nick Mullens, and a total team offensive output of 420 yards, the San Francisco 49ers decimated the New York Giants in a laughable 36-9 victory, Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020 in MetLife Stadium in New York. The 49ers rushing game contributed to this with with 93 yards and three rushing touchdowns, to support a 343 yards, one touchdown effort by Nick Mullens.
Mullens helped the 49ers in this victory by attempting 36 passes and completing 25 of them. This led to a final QB production of 343 yards, zero interceptions and one touchdown for the game.
Jeff Wilson Jr. and Jerick McKinnon led the rushing game for the 49ers. Wilson Jr. rushed for 15 yards from carrying the football 12 times. Wilson Jr. was helped by McKinnon who carried the football 14 times for a total of 38 yards. In the passing game, Mullens was most successful throwing the ball to Brandon Aiyuk and Kendrick Bourne. Aiyuk caught five passes for a total of 70 yards, while Bourne contributed with 63 yards from four passes.
On the defensive side of the football, the 49ers produced two forced fumbles, six tackles for loss, two sacks and zero defensive touchdowns.
For the losing team, Daniel Jones finished the game completing 17 of 32 passes to lead the way for the Giants. This performance by Jones led to a QB rating of 56.60, and game stats of 179 yards, one interception and zero touchdowns.
The rushing game for the Giants was led by Devonta Freeman and Wayne Gallman Jr. For the game, Freeman rushed for 10 yards from carrying the football five times. Meanwhile Gallman Jr carried the ball 4 times for a total of seven yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Giants included Darius Slayton and Golden Tate. Slayton caught three passes for a total of 53 yards, while Tate contributed with 36 yards from five passes.
For the game, the Giants defensive effort yielded zero forced fumbles, one tackle for loss and two sacks. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.
The 49ers walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 1-0. The Giants on the other hand, dropped to 0-1 for the season.