Celek beat linebacker Jonathan Casillas across the middle to snare Beathard’s pass at the 30-yard line, then after a Goodwin block at the 25, Celek beat cornerback Janoris Jenkins down the left sideline to the goal line.
“We’re a pretty close team and gotten closer through adversity. It was awesome.” After next week’s bye, the 49ers will play their third straight game at Levi’s Stadium and host the Seattle Seahakws on Nov. KEY IMPRESSIONS BETTER OFFENSE: With left tackle Joe Staley back from a 1 1/2-game absence, Beathard enjoyed better protection (no sacks, two hits) while Shanahan unleashed a game plan filled with screen passes, bootlegs and toss plays.I hope this can make us better.” That adversity included a NFL-record five consecutive losses by three points or less. Beathard was 19-of-25, 288 yards, two touchdowns, one interception, career-best 123.4 rating.Then came lopsided defeats at home to the Dallas Cowboys (40-10 and Arizona Cardinals (20-10) before Sunday’s celebratory showers. After injuring his right thumb on an 11-yard touchdown run that opened the fourth quarter, he refused to come out, and he had some understandable motivation.Before Colbert could celebrate and taunt wide receiver Tavarres King, Reid came over and aggressively pushed Colbert away from the scene.
Elvis Dumervil’s third-quarter sack raised his team-leading total to 4 1/2 this season. Shanahan lost a third-quarter challenge on a one-handed reception by Sterling Shepard at the 49ers’ 18, on the opening series after halftime. Beathard: He was 19-of-25 for 288 yards with two touchdown passes and an interception for a 123.4 rating.As an emotional Goodwin bathed in his first touchdown of 2018, Beathard celebrated with Staley as they rushed down the field, and Hyde happily lay on the turf after his key block to watch the play on the stadium’s video board.