Riding a 390 yards total offensive output, the San Francisco 49ers knocked off the Los Angeles Rams in a gritty victory of 24-16, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 in Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco. Contributing to this victory, Jimmy Garoppolo threw the football for 268 yards, and three touchdowns. The 49ers also had a rushing game that produced 122 yards and zero rushing touchdowns.
Garoppolo helped the 49ers in this victory by attempting 33 passes and completing 23 of them. This led to a final QB production of 268 yards, no interceptions and three touchdowns for the game.
The ground game for the 49ers saw JaMycal Hasty carrying the football 9 times, and Raheem Mostert helping with rushing the ball 17 times. The two rushers produced 37 yards and 65 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the 49ers had Garoppolo throwing the football to Deebo Samuel and Kendrick Bourne as his most productive targets. Samuel caught six passes for a net gain of 66 yards. The secondary target (Bourne) caught two passes for a net contribution of 44 yards.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of no sacks , no forced fumbles, one tackle for loss, and no defensive touchdowns for the 49ers.
Jared Goff led the Rams in a losing effort with 198 yards, completing 19 of 38 passes, one interception, and two touchdowns, for a QB rating of 72.00.
The Rams’ rushing game was led by Darrell Henderson and Malcolm Brown. For the game, Henderson carried the ball 14 times, rushed for 88 yards, and no touchdowns. Brown supplemented and carried the ball a total of two times for a total of four yards. Meanwhile Josh Reynolds and Robert Woods were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Rams. Reynolds caught two passes from Goff for a total of 45 yards, while Woods contributed with 29 yards from four passes.
In their loss, the Rams defense contributed with no forced fumbles and one tackle to go along with no sacks and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Rams defense was not enough help get a win.
With the win, the 49ers leave with a record of 1-0 for the season, while the Rams record for the season is now 0-1.