Christian McCaffrey, the 27-year-old dynamo for the San Francisco 49ers, continued his reign as the top running back in fantasy football with a stellar performance against the New York Giants in Week 3. McCaffrey carried the ball 18 times for 85 yards and a touchdown, while also hauling in all five of his targets for an additional 34 yards.
Fantasy Impact: His consistent production on the ground and through the air helped the 49ers secure a 30-12 victory over the Giants. McCaffrey’s season stats now stand at 60 carries for 353 yards and three touchdowns, along with 11 receptions for 70 yards. His versatility and high usage in the 49ers’ offense have solidified his status as the RB1 in both weekly and season-long fantasy rankings. Looking ahead to Week 4, McCaffrey and the 49ers will face off against the Arizona Cardinals, providing another opportunity for the star running back to showcase his skills and rack up fantasy points.