San Francisco 49ers player notes for Dec 31st, 2018

The Sports Xchange

December 31, 2018 at 10:03 pm.

Alfred Morris – Noteworthy
RB Alfred Morris had his first 100-yard rushing day of the season on Sunday. He amassed 111 yards on 16 carries. His previous season high was 67 yards.

Fred Warner – Noteworthy
LB Fred Warner had a season-high 14 tackles on Sunday. It was the fifth time this season he had double-digit tackles, but the other four came in the first four games of the season.

George Kittle – Noteworthy
TE George Kittle set an NFL record for most receiving yards in a season by a tight end. He finished with 1,377 yards after collecting 149 yards on nine receptions in Sunday’s loss to the Rams.

Laken Tomlinson – Noteworthy – Injury
LG Laken Tomlinson left Sunday’s game in the second quarter after he appeared to hyper-extend his right leg. The 49ers fearful Tomlinson suffered a torn ACL, but tests showed the ACL was in tact. He suffered a torn MCL, which requires about three months of recovery. No surgery is required.

Nick Mullens – Noteworthy
QB Nick Mullens was 23 of 33 for 282 yards with three touchdown passes and three interceptions against the Rams on Sunday. He finished the season with 13 scoring passes and 10 interceptions. Coach Kyle Shanahan made it clear he would be competing with C.J. Beathard for the backup job behind Jimmy Garoppolo next season.