SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Coach Kyle Shanahan knows it's a challenge to keep all of his playmakers involved in the San Francisco 49ers' offense after the addition of Christian McCaffrey. Imagine how hard it is to defend a group that features McCaffrey and Elijah Mitchell at running back, receivers Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk, and versatile tight end George Kittle.
McCaffrey, Samuel and Kittle get more hype, but Aiyuk is just as productive.
Brandon Aiyuk gifted a 49ers cameraman a ball after his touchdown celebration went terribly wrong.
The 49ers are pulling away now. Brandon Aiyuk scored his second touchdown of the night, catching a 13-yard touchdown pass from Jimmy Garoppolo with 28 seconds remaining in the third quarter. The 49ers lead 31-10. The Cardinals blitzed, and the 49ers beat it with a quick throw to Aiyuk, who broke the tackle of Marco [more]
Brandon Aiyuk again in Mexico City. 2 catches, 2 touchdowns, and the #49ers are up 31-10.