San Francisco scored their only goal in the second drive; Russell Wilson passed 20 to 33 in 184 yards; Courtland Sutton had eight catches in 97 yards and Javonte Williams ran 58 yards for Denver
Last updated: 09/26/22 7:35 am
Melvin Gordon ran for a touchdown, Russell Wilson hit a 20-33 shot from 184 yards and the Denver Broncos hosts beat the San Francisco 49ers 11-10 on Sunday.
Courtland Sutton had 8 catches in 97 yards and Javonte Williams ran 58 yards for Denver, as they used safety to beat the 49ers.
18-year-old Jimmy Garoppolo 29 passes 211 yards, touches and intercepts, Brandon Aiyuk makes a TD catch and Jeff Wilson rushes 75 yards but fumbles in the final minutes for San Francisco.
San Francisco scored their only goal in the second drive. A 20-yard pass to Aiyuk and a 37-yard run from Jeff Wilson set up the first game at the Broncos 18, and the 49ers overcame it with Garoppolo’s 3-yard pass to Aiyuk to make it 7-0. with 7:56 remaining in the first quarter.
Denver got their first three goals before driving to San Francisco’s 37, where Brandon McManus hit the net 55 yards to make it 7-3 after halftime.
The defense continued to dominate in the second half and the Broncos took advantage of a knock down in the 49ers 2. Garoppolo stepped back to get past and stepped out of the end of the field to safety, making the lead up. 7-5 with 9. : 53 fruits in the third quarter.
In the ensuing possession, McManus missed from 53 yards, and San Francisco extended the lead to 10-5 when Robbie Gould kicked the 51-meter goal early in the fourth half.
The teams traded again and then Denver put together its best of the night. The Broncos converted in third place down three times before Russell Wilson hit Sutton 19 yards to San Francisco 5. Gordon scored in a 1-yard TD run with a 4:10 left, but the Broncos failed to convert the effort. into two points.
The 49ers had two chances later, but Garoppolo intercepted Denver 41 with 2:06 remaining.
After the Niners forced an attack, Garoppolo hit Jeff Wilson in the middle of the field, but he fumbled and the Broncos recovered.