--- WR Isaac Bruce played in the 200th game of his career. His 200 games are the most of any current NFL receiver.
--- Bruce scored his first touchdown as a member of the 49ers on a six-yard pass from QB J.T. O'Sullivan in the first quarter that began the scoring.
--- RB Frank Gore had his 13th career 100-yard rushing game and first of the 2008 season after finishing with 27 carries for 130 yards and a 4.8-yard average. Gore also caught four passes for 32 yards and finished with a game-high 162 yards from scrimmage. Gore now leads the 49ers with 287 yards rushing, 13 receptions and 412 yards from scrimmage.
--- The 49ers are 10-3 when Gore has a 100-yard rushing game.
--- Gore has a rushing touchdown in each of the 49ers first three games. He scored his third touchdown of the season on a four-yard run in the second quarter that boosted San Francisco's lead to 14-0.
--- Gore's 33-yard run in the first quarter was his second "explosive" play of the year (a play of 20 yards or more). He scored on a 41-yard run in the season-opener vs. Arizona (9-7). Gore also had a 20-yard run in the third quarter for his third "explosive" play of the season.
--- CB Tarell Brown registered his first NFL interception when he picked off a QB Jon Kitna pass in the third quarter.
--- 11-year veteran CB/PR Allen Rossum played the first offensive down in his career and scored on a one-yard run on an end-around on fourth-and-one from the Detroit one-yard line in the fourth quarter. It was Rossum's eighth NFL touchdown. He also has three punt returns and four kickoff returns for touchdowns.
--- The only other time in 49ers history that a defensive back scored an offensive touchdown was when CB Mike Holmes caught a 24-yard pass from QB Norm Snead on October 26, 1975 at New England.
--- WR Arnaz Battle had an 18-yard run on a reverse in the first quarter to tie the longest run of his career. He also had an 18-yard run at Seattle (12-14-06).
--- The 49ers scored 33 points last week at Seattle and 31 points today against Detroit. It is the first time the 49ers have had back-to-back 30-point games since the 2003 season when they won 30-10 vs. St. Louis (11-2-03) followed by a 30-14 win vs. Pittsburgh (11-17-03).
--- With his 130 rushing yards, Gore passed QB Steve Young (3,581) and RB Kevan Barlow (3,614) to move into seventh place on the 49ers all-time rushing list with 3,692 yards for his career. HB Hugh McElhenny is sixth with 4,288 yards.
--- OT Barry Sims made his first start as a member of the 49ers at right tackle in place of the injured T Jonas Jennings (shoulder).
--- QB J.T. O'Sullivan entered the Detroit game with an NFL-high of seven pass completions over 25 yards. He completed a 25-yard pass to WR Bryant Johnson in the second quarter.
--- O'Sullivan has had back-to-back quarterback ratings of over 100 after finishing with a 123.3 rating against Detroit (23-16-189, 2 TDs) and a 106.4 rating last week at Seattle (32-20-321, 1 TD). O'Sullivan now has a quarterback rating of 104.6 for the season.
--- O'Sullivan also rushed for 32 yards and now is second on the team with 65 yards rushing this season.
--- LB Manny Lawson was back in the starting lineup after being relegated to special teams duty last week at Seattle when the 49ers opened in a nickel situation.
--- Rookies CB Reggie Smith and G Chilo Rachal were active for the first time. Smith played in his first regular-season game. Rachal did not play in the game.
--- O'Sullivan (offense), S Michael Lewis (defense) and PK Joe Nedney (special teams) served as game captains.
--- The 49ers had 351 yards of offense last week at Seattle and 370 yards today against Detroit. Last season the 49ers went over 300 yards in total offense just twice.
Quick-hit game notes: JTO goes over 100 again
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