Christian McCaffrey scores on touchdown run to put 49ers ahead of Rams

Nick Wagoner, ESPN Staff WriterSep 17, 2023, 04:35 PM ET

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INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Last year, San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey got settled in with his new team in a win against the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium.

On Sunday, McCaffrey picked up where he left off. McCaffrey burst up the middle for a 14-yard touchdown to cap the opening drive, staking the Niners to a 7-0 first-quarter lead.


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For McCaffrey, it’s the 11th straight game (including playoffs) he has scored a touchdown, dating to last season. That breaks a tie

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