The San Francisco 49ers stay undefeated after the primary month of the common season.
And whereas their group is clearly stacked on either side of the sector, star RB Christian McCaffrey has been their greatest offensive participant by a major margin.
That’s why OT Trent Williams believes he has a legit shot to develop into the primary non-quarterback to win MVP honors since Adrian Peterson did it in 2012, through Round The NFL.
“Hey, all them streaks come to an finish ultimately, proper?” Williams stated, through ESPN. “This is perhaps the yr. I can see it.”
— Round The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) October 2, 2023
Peterson wanted to hurry for greater than 2,000 yards to get the nod, and CMC can have loads of competitors, together with his personal teammate, Brock Purdy, who’s nonetheless undefeated as a starter.
It’s exhausting to disregard McCaffrey’s video-game-like manufacturing.
He had 106 yards on 20 carries and three rush touchdowns, all whereas hauling in seven passes for 71 receiving yards and one other rating.
That efficiency put him proper by Jerry Rice as the one participant with 150+ scrimmage yards and 4+ TD in a recreation in franchise historical past.
It was additionally a career-best efficiency from a landing perspective, and the second-most scrimmage touchdowns in group historical past.
On prime of that, the previous Carolina Panther is now the seventh participant to attain no less than one landing in 13+ straight video games — together with playoff — passing Rice for group historical past.
As of now, he simply trails a plethora of legends and Corridor of Famers, corresponding to Emmitt Smith (14), O.J. Simpson, John Riggins, and Lenny Moore (15 every).
As of now, he has probably the most dashing yards (459) within the league and is tied for many dashing touchdowns as properly (six), and has a grand complete of 600 scrimmage yards by means of 4 video games, which can be the very best quantity within the league.