Matt breida set the tone with a long run as part of 114 rushing yards as the san Francisco 49ers dominated the visiting cleveland browns in a 31-3 victory Monday night at Levi’s stadium in santa clara, calif.
Teammate Tevin coleman added 97 yards on the ground. san Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was 20-for29 for 181 passing yards.
The 49ers (4-0), the only unbeaten team in the NFC, held cleveland to 180 yards. defensive end Nick bosa recorded two sacks and made two other tackles for loss.
Quarterback baker Mayfield threw for 100 yards, completing just eight of 22 throws for the browns (2-3), who committed four turnovers. For Mayfield, a second-year pro, it marked his first career start without a passing touchdown.
breida ripped off an 83-yard touchdown run on the 49ers’ first snap for the first of his 11 carries. He also scored on a five-yard pass from Garoppolo later in the first quarter.
The 49ers went 90 yards on the first possession of the second half, with Garoppolo throwing 22 yards to George Kittle for a touchdown and a 28-3 advantage.
san Francisco rushed for 185 first-half yards, so it didn’t matter that Garoppolo had thrown for only 46 yards.
Mayfield was intercepted and lost a fumble in the first 11 1/2 minutes before he completed a pass. He had 80 passing yards in the first half.
Nick Bosa of the San Francisco 49ers sacks Baker Mayfield of the Cleveland Browns and forces a fumble last night in Santa Clara, Calif.