This article is part of our NFL Reactions series.
-Jimmy Garoppolo was encouraging in his road match with the Bengals, completing 17-of-25 passes for 297 yards, three touchdowns, and an interception. He wasn't sacked, and he did a much better job of getting the ball to his receivers. Rookie second-round pick Deebo Samuel continues to function as the lead receiver with Dante Pettis (groin) conspicuously absent, and in addition to two carries Samuel turned seven targets into five catches for 87 yards and a touchdown. Marquise Goodwin showed some life, but his touchdown reception was in busted coverage, and three catches for 77 yards is a fluky outcome given that he had just three targets. Matt Breida did great as the lead back (12 carries for 121 yards), but the blazing fast Raheem Mostert ran wild off the bench with 83 yards on 13 carries and three catches for 68 yards and a touchdown on four targets.
-A lot of it occurred in garbage time, but Andy Dalton put together another good fantasy output with 311 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception on 42 pass attempts. John Ross was the main beneficiary of that garbage time with four catches for 112 yards and a touchdown on eight targets. Tyler Boyd was solid the whole game, catching all 10 of his targets for 122 yards. After a big Week 1, C.J. Uzomah saw zero targets while not only Tyler Eifert saw five (three catches for nine yards and a touchdown), but rookie second-round pick Drew Sample saw three