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Report card: Grading the 49ers vs. the Jets

New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty (9) runs against San Francisco 49ers defensive end DeForest Buckner (99) during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

PHIL BARBER, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

QUARTERBACK

Another great start for Colin Kaepernick, another mysterious collapse in the second half.

Grade: D

RUNNING BACKS

Carlos Hyde, ray of sunshine, ran for career-best 193 yards.

Grade: A

RECEIVERS

A couple drops, and very little production.

Grade: D

OFFENSIVE LINE

Considering the injuries, run blocking was quite good.

Grade: C

DEFENSIVE LINE

Best game yet for rookie DE DeForest Buckner.

GradeC

LINEBACKERS

Tackling was atrocious vs. lackluster Jets.

Grade: F

DEFENSIVE BACKS

Jimmie Ward (int, 3 PDs) was the leader.

Grade: C

SPECIAL TEAMS

Dawson’s two missed FGs really hurt.

Grade: C

COACHING / OVERALL

Losing 14-point lead to Jets is inexcusable.

Grade: F