Christian McCaffrey has been at home since coming to the 49ers via a trade in October, and he’s also created his own home on the team’s record book.
McCaffrey scored a 2-yard touchdown in Sunday’s 19-12 win over the Dallas Cowboys at Levi’s Stadium, marking the first eight-game streak since Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens in the 1998 NFL season 49ers player scoring game.
McCaffrey scored San Francisco’s only touchdown in an NFC Divisional playoff game, proving to be the difference-maker in a tight defensive matchup between the two opponents.
Owens scored in nine straight games during the ’98 season, had 10 touchdown catches in the final eight games of the regular season, and also had 10 touchdown catches in the 49ers’ wild-card win over the Green Bay Packers on Jan. 3, 1999. once.
McCaffrey, on the other hand, has scored five touchdowns on the ground and caught another five in the air over the 49ers’ final eight games, and it’s not just him as a dual-threat offensive weapon. reputation.
With Sunday’s win, San Francisco advanced to the NFC Championship Game for the third time in four seasons and travels to Philadelphia next weekend to take on the top-seeded Eagles.
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And the 49ers’ Faithful could see McCaffrey extend his winning streak as the team tries to keep their Super Bowl hopes alive.