San Francisco 49ers operating again Christian McCaffrey has been an enormous addition to the 49ers offense this season. And on Sunday within the NFL playoffs, the previous Stanford Cardinal confirmed how huge of an element he has been.
McCaffrey scored a two-yard landing to present the 49ers a 16-9 lead on Sunday. With that rating, he now has a touchdown in eight consecutive video games. That is the longest streak by a 49ers participant since broad receiver Terrell Owens in 1998.
The 49ers went on to win the sport. McCaffrey had 10 carries for 35 yards and a landing. Whereas not essentially dominant, McCaffrey led the crew in receptions. He had six catches for 22 yards on eight targets.
The 49ers by no means trailed the Cowboys throughout the sport Sunday. McCaffrey’s landing served as the one landing for both aspect on this sport, as San Francisco kicker Robbie Gould supplied the remainder of the scoring.
McCaffrey came visiting to the 49ers in a midseason commerce with the Carolina Panthers. In return, San Francisco despatched Carolina 4 draft picks, together with a 2023 second-round choose.
Whereas 49ers basic supervisor John Lynch wasn’t positive if McCaffrey was wanted, he’s definitely proud of the return on his funding. He has helped the 49ers change into a extra explosive offense, and that hasn’t gone unnoticed.
“Kyle’s (Shanahan) going to teach everybody onerous, and when he makes feedback to Christian, Christian listens,” Lynch informed the media just lately, “and Christian’s change into a greater soccer participant since being right here, and that’s sort of cool to observe. It says rather a lot about who he’s.”
The 49ers are making their third NFC Championship look in 4 years. Their matchup in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles subsequent week is their second consecutive look within the NFC title sport.