The San Francisco 49ers didn’t have quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for their video game against the New york city Giants because of an ankle injury. That was no problem.The 49ers put
former Spain Park High School star Nick Mullens under center, and as he led San Francisco to a 36-9 triumph, he connected a franchise record held by Joe Montana.Mullens completed 25-of-36 passes for 343 backyards with one touchdown and no interceptions in his ninth NFL start.”Nick was exceptional,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan specified.”He was really poised. We went on a great deal of longdrives today, which is better than not scoring, however long drives can get a bit tiring, however Nick kept his composure. I understand we went on this 16-play drive without a 3rd down. Nick was real amazing on that with his execution and how consistent he was all the time. “Mullens made his very first 8 starts in 2018, when Garoppolo lost out on the
second half of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.Mullens wound up being the second player in San Francisco history to pass for more than 220 lawns in 9 consecutive starts, something Montana throughout the 1985 and 1986 seasons, when he ‘d currently been the 49ers ‘beginning QB for five seasons.Mullens ended up being the 3rd player in NFL history with a minimum of 220 passing backyards in each of his very first nine starts, registering with the Kansas City Chiefs’
Patrick Mahomes and Dallas Cowboys ‘Dak Prescott.Only two quarterbacks in NFL history have more passing lawns in their very first 9 NFL starts than Mullens, who has 2,620. Mahomes had 2,810 in his really first 9 starts for
the Chiefs in 2017 and 2018, and Andrew Luck had 2,631 lawns in his very first nine starts for the Indianapolis Colts in 2012. Mullens ended up being the sixth gamer in NFL history with three video games with at least 330 passing backyards in his really first 9 starts, joining the San Diego Chargers ‘Ed Luther in 1983 and 1984, Tennessee Titans ‘Billy Volek in 2004, Carolina Panthers’Video Camera Newton in 2011, Philadelphia Eagles ‘Nick Foles in 2012 and 2013 and Washington Redskins’ Kirk Cousins in 2013 and 2014. Mullens’ goal hand down Sunday came on a toss to running back Jeff Wilson for a 19-yard scoring play with 13:28 to play.”Felt actually excellent,”Mullens mentioned of his performance.
“Really favorable in my preparation. Coach Shanahan discuss the buildup. Wednesday, you get the tactical plan. Thursday, 3rd downs.And everything develops to Sunday. By Sunday, you’re just positive as can be and just approach it with an unwinded state of mind, all set to go out and perform. I believed we did a really fantastic task as an offense and as a team.”Mullens was amongst the 39 players from Alabama high schools and colleges(omitting Alabama and Auburn)who got on the field on the 3rd Sunday of the NFL’s 101st season.ALABAMA NFL ROUNDUP: DERRICK HENRY BRINGS LOAD AGAIN FOR TITANS AUBURN NFL ROUNDUP: CAM NEWTON STEERS PATRIOTS TO SUCCESS 4 other previous state gamers were at the 49ers-Giants video game: · James Bradberry (Pleasant Grove, Samford )started at left cornerback for the Giants. Bradberry made 3 handle and separated 3 passes. · Kwon Alexander(Oxford)begun at weakside linebacker for the 49ers. Alexander made one handle. · Jaquiski Tartt(Davidson, Samford)began at strong safetyfor the 49ers. Tartt made 3 handle and separated a pass. · Jimmie Ward(Davidson)started at absolutely free security for the 49ers. Ward made
4 tackles.In the other Sunday games: Chicago Bears 30, Atlanta Falcons 26 · Falcons running back Ito Smith(McGill-Toolen) played but did not tape any statistics. · Bears pass receiver Darnell Mooney(Gadsden City )caught 2 passes for 19 yards.Buffalo Expenditures 35, Los Angeles Rams 32 · Bills protective end Mario Addison (Tarrant, Troy )tore down two passes. · Rams tight end Gerald Everett( UAB/South Alabama)captured 2 passes for 34 lawns. · Expenses linebacker Deon Lacey (Hueytown, West Alabama )made a special-teams deal with. Lacey played under a new NFL guideline that allows groups to promote 2 players from the practice team for game-day action. · Costs security Siran Neal(Eufaula, Jacksonville State )played but did not tape-record any statistics. · Darious Williams(UAB)started at best cornerback for the Rams. Williams made 2 tackles.Cleveland Browns 34, Washington Football Group 20 · Browns linebacker Tae Davis( Oxford)played however did not tape-record any statistics. Davis left the game with an elbow injury in the 2nd quarter. · Browns offending handle Chris Hubbard( UAB)played however did not tape-record any stats. · J.D. McKissic(Central-Phenix City) began at running back for Washington. McKissic ran for 15 backyards on 5 brings and caught 3 passes for 37 yards.Tennessee Titans 31, Minnesota Vikings 30 · Vikings running back Ameer Abdullah (Homewood )returned 2 kickoffs for 47 backyards and made a take on unique groups. · Titans fullback Khari Blasingame(Buckhorn )played however did not tape any stats. · Malcolm Butler(West Alabama)started at cornerback for the Titans. Butler made 4 handle and separated 2 passes. · Ben Jones (Bibb County )started at center for the Titans.New England Patriots 36, Las Vegas Raiders 20 · Patriots offending handle Korey Cunningham( Montevallo)was designated as a game-day non-active. · Rodney Hudson(B.C. Rain )began at center for the Raiders. · Nicholas Morrow (Huntsville)started at strongside linebacker for the Raiders. Morrow led Las Vegas with nine tackles.Cincinnati Bengals 23, Philadelphia Eagles 23 (OT)· Bengals guard Shaq Calhoun(Removal Academy )did not play.Pittsburgh Steelers 28, Houston Texans 21 · Zach Cunningham(Pinson Valley)began at linebacker for the Texans. Cunningham made 10 deals with despite the reality that he missed out on a part of play because of a leg injury. · Tytus Howard(Monroe County, Alabama State) started at ideal offensive deal with for the Texans.Indianapolis Colts 36, New York City Jets 7 · Jets protective end Bryce Huff (St. Paul’s Episcopal)made his NFL launching in the computer game. Huff knocked down a pass throughout the video game. · Steve McLendon(Carroll-Ozark, Troy )began at protective take on for the Jets. McLendon made 3 takes on. · Jets running back La’Mical Perine(Theodore )ran for 24 yards on 7 brings and captured 2 passes for minus-1 lawn. · Philip Rivers(Athens )began at quarterback for the Colts. Rivers finished 17-for-21 passes for 217 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. Rivers ‘1-yard objective toss to tight end Mo Alie-Cox
with 14:13 left in the first half was the 400th of his career, making him the sixth NFL gamer to reach that turning point. Rivers similarly ended up being the sixth NFL player to reach 60,000 passing yards on Sunday and came out of the video game with 60,065 in his career.PHILIP RIVERS REACHES NFL MILESTONE WITH 400TH GOALS PASS · Colts cornerback Tremon Smith(Saks )played however did not tape-record any statistics in his 2020 launching and first game with
Indianapolis. · Colts protective handle Taylor Stallworth( Murphy)played however did not tape any stats.Carolina Panthers 21, Los Angeles Chargers 16 · Chargers punter Ty Long(UAB)balanced 39.7 yards on three punts. He had punts with no return to the Carolina 10-and 12-yard lines. · Panthers pass receiver Seth Roberts (West Alabama)captured 2 passes for 16 lawns. · Panthers offensive take on Trent Scott( Lee-Huntsville )played nevertheless did not tape any stats.Detroit Lions 26, Arizona Cardinals 23 · Trey Flowers(Columbia)started at defensive end for the Lions. Flowers made three takes on. · Lions safe and secure Logan Stenberg (James Clemens)was designated as a game-day non-active. · Nick Williams( Minor, Samford)started at protective end for the Lions.Williams made three tackles.Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28, Denver Broncos 10 · Buccaneers protective lineman Rakeem Nunez-Roches (Central-Phenix City )made one deal with. · Broncos outside linebacker Malik Reed(Dothan)made 2 tackles.Seattle Seahawks 38, Dallas Cowboys 31 · Seahawks defensive take on Anthony Rush(UAB)played however did not tape-record any stats.Green Bay Packers 37, New Orleans Saints 30 · Za’Darius Smith(Greenville)began at outdoors linebacker for the Packers. Smith made 2 takes on and forced and recuperated a fumble. Smith’s takeway gave the Packers personal belongings at their 43-yard line, and Green Bay turned it into a basket to break a 27-27 tie with 8:47left to play. · Janoris Jenkins(North Alabama)began at left cornerback for the Saints. Jenkins made six tackles, consisting of one behind the line of scrimmage. · Saints quarterback Jameis Winston( Hueytown)did not play Week 3 of the NFL season started on Thursday night with the Miami Dolphins’
31-13 success over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Miami running back Jordan Howard(Gardendale, UAB )scored a goal for the 3rd straight game.Week 3 concludes on Monday, when the Kansas City Chiefs having a look at the Baltimore Ravens at 7:15 p.m. CDT. ESPN will telecast the game.FOR MORE OF AL.COM’S PROTECTION OF THE NFL, GO TO OUR NFL PAGE Mark Inabinett is a sports press reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter at @AMarkG1. Note to readers: if you obtain something through amongst our affiliate links we may earn a commission.