JOINS CRAIG AND FAULK IN NFL RECORD BOOKS McCaffrey was the NFL’s preeminent dual threat running back during the 2019 season, so it was no surprise that he squeezed into the NFL record books on the final week of the regular season. When he snared a 17-yard pass from quarterback Kyle Allen in the third quarter against NewOrleans, he joined ultra exclusive company by becoming just the third running back in NFL history to reach the 1,000-yard mark in both rushing and receiving yards in the same season. Taking the field in Week 17 at home, with his proud parents in the stands, McCaffrey needed 67 receiving yards to join the exclusive company of San Francisco 49ers great Roger Craig and Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk as the only players
todoubledipon1,000 yards. He finished the day, a 42–10 loss to the Saints, with seven catches for 72 yards. Six weeks ear l ier, he had reached the 1,000-yard rushing p l a t eau a ga i n s t Atlanta. His amazing season totals—1,387 rushing yards and 1,005 receiving yards— are thirdmost all time.
McCaffrey became the third player in NFL history to reach the 1,000-yard mark in rushing and receiving in the same season in 2019.
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