NFL

The Football Team Knocked Off the 49ers in a Gritty 23-15 Win

The Washington Football Team knocked off the San Francisco 49ers in a gritty victory of 23-15, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 in State Farm Stadium in San Francisco. For the win, Alex Smith threw for 57 yards, and zero touchdowns. The Football Team also relied on a rushing game that produced 98 yards and zero rushing touchdowns.

Smith contributed to this win by completing 8 of 19 passes, finishing the game with 57 yards, one interception, zero touchdowns and a QB rating of 27.70.

Peyton Barber and J.D. McKissic led the rushing game for the Football Team. Barber rushed for 37 yards from carrying the football 12 times. Barber was helped by McKissic who carried the football 11 times for a total of 68 yards. In the passing game, Smith was most successful throwing the ball to Isaiah Wright and Terry McLaurin. Wright caught one pass for a total of nine yards, while McLaurin contributed with 24 yards from two passes.

The Football Team were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in four sacks, and two tackles for loss, to go along with two forced fumbles, with two defensive touchdowns.

Nick Mullens led the 49ers in a losing effort with 260 yards, completing 25 of 45 passes, one interception, and one touchdown, for a QB rating of 70.60.

The rushing game for the 49ers was led by Raheem Mostert and Jeff Wilson Jr.. For the game, Mostert rushed for 65 yards from carrying the football 14 times. Meanwhile Wilson Jr. carried the ball 11 times for a total of 31 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the 49ers included Brandon Aiyuk and Kendrick Bourne. Aiyuk caught 10 passes for a total of 119 yards, while Bourne contributed with 42 yards from three passes.

Although their team lost the game, the 49ers defense ended the game with two sacks, and two tackles for loss, to go along with no forced fumbles.

With the win, the Football Team leave with a record of 6-7 for the season, while the 49ers record for the season now stands at 5-8.