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Any highlights from the game vs Buffalo? One must have to search. Although we were able to see our 1st round draft picks come together and make a play.

San Francisco 49ers at Buffalo Bills

Game Notes

Sunday, October 16, 2016


Ducks Fly Together

  • On the Bills first drive of the game, DL Arik Armstead registered the first FF of his career, stripping the ball from Bills QB Tyrod Taylor. DL DeForest Buckner recovered the fumble for his first career FR.
  • Later in the game, Armstead picked up his 2nd sack of the season.
  • In addition to his FR, Buckner recorded the first two sacks of his career. With 2.0 sacks and 1 FR on the day, Buckner is the first member of the 49ers with at least 2.0 sacks and 1 FR in a single game since LB Aldon Smith accomplished the feat in 2011 [vs. StL 12/4/11 (2.0 sacks and 1 FR)].


Kap’s Efficient First Half

  • QB Colin Kaepernick completed 8 of 11 atts. for 135 yds., 1 TD and a QB rating of 144.1. His 144.1 QB rating is the 4th highest in any half of his career.


Kaepernick’s Highest QB Rating By Half
9/7/14at Dal.1st111315720156.6
12/15/13at TB1st111314820153.7
12/23/13vs. Atl2nd71012810145.8
10/16/16at Buf.1st81113510144.1
11/19/12vs. Chi.1st121518410140.0


Smith Strikes Deep

  • Kaepernick connected with WR Torrey Smith on a 53-yd. TD pass. It marked the 2nd TD recept. of the season for Smith and the 1st TD pass of the season for Kaepernick.


Defensive Firsts

  • CB Tramaine Brock registered the first FF of his career in the 3rd Qtr.
  • In the 4th Qtr., NT Mike Purcell forced the 1st FF of his career, knocking the ball away from Bills RB Jonathan Williams. LB Nick Bellore recovered the loose ball, the first FR of his career.


Phil Up The Record Books

  • With 8 points on the day (3 FG, 1 XP), K Phil Dawson moved past RB Ken Willard for 11th on the franchise’s all-time scoring list.


All-Time Leading Scorers, Franchise History
9.RB Frank Gore458
10.RB Roger Craig396
11.K Phil Dawson 374
12.RB Ken Willard366
13.WR Gene Washington354