CONTENTS

SPORTS

OTHER

MEDIA

IHIGH LINKS

Home » Football News

NFL PREVIEW: SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (11-4) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (10-5)

December 25, 2013
INDIANA SPORTS PAGE



SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (11-4) AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (10-5)

SERIES

 

49ERS

CARDINALS

SERIES LEADER

27-17

 

STREAKS

Past 3, 8 of past 9

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Harbaugh: 4-1

Arians: 0-1

LAST WEEK

W 34-24 vs. Falcons

W 17-10 at Seahawks

LAST GAME

10/13/13: Cardinals 20 at 49ers 32. San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick throws 2 TDs to TE Vernon Davis (61, 35). 49ers defense forces 4 turnovers (2 INTs; 2 FR).

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/29/12: 49ers 24, Cardinals 3. San Francisco QB Alex Smith completes 18 of 19 passes for 232 yards with 157.1 passer rating. 49ers WR Michael Crabtree has 2 TD receptions.

BROADCAST

FOX (2:25 PM MST): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 139 (SF), 85 (Arz.). XM: 230 (Arz.). 

STATS

PASSING

Kaepernick: 222-382-2,887-19-8-89.9

Palmer: 334-523-3,867-22-21-83.4

RUSHING

Gore: 263-1,114-4.2-9

Mendenhall: 207-640-3.1-8

RECEIVING

Boldin: 76-1,030-13.6-6

Fitzgerald: 76-841-11.1-10

OFFENSE

320.3

337.3

TAKE/GIVE

+10

+1

DEFENSE

305.9 (3L)

313.6

SACKS

Brooks, A. Smith: 8.5

Abraham: 11.5 (3C)

INTs

Brock: 5

Dansby: 4

PUNTING

Lee: 48.6 (1C)

Zastudil: 45.6

KICKING

Dawson: 129 (3C) (42/42 PAT; 29/32 FG)

Feely: 119 (35/35 PAT; 28/32 FG)

NOTES

49ERSClinched playoff spot. Can win NFC West & No. 1 seed…QB COLIN KAEPERNICK is 2-0 vs. Az. with 103.5 rating. Incl. playoffs, when he starts & has 100+ rating, 49ers are 12-0…RB FRANK GORE rushed for 101 yards in Week 6. Has 1,114 rush yards, his 7th 1,000-yard season…In last meeting, TE VERNON DAVIS had 8 catches for 180 yards & 2 TDs. Since 2009 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL TEs with 48 TDs. Has 10 TDs in past 12. WR ANQUAN BOLDIN returns to Az. Played 1st 7 seasons with Cards (2003-09) & had 586 catches for 7,520 yards with 44 TDs. Has 1,030 rec. yards, his 6th 1,000-yard season. WR MICHAEL CRABTREE has 13 catches for 244 yards (122 per game) & 4 TDs in past 2 meetings…LB NA VORRO BOWMAN leads team with 133 tackles. Had 89-yard INT-TD last week. Since entering NFL in 2007, LB PATRICK WILLIS is only player with 20+ sacks (20.5), 15+ FF (16) & 7+ INTs (7). LB AHMAD BROOKS has 7 sacks in 8 meetings. DT JUSTIN SMITH has 4 sacks in past 5. Rookie S ERIC REID is only NFC player with 4 INTs & 2 FR…

CARDINALSHave won 7 of past 8…QB CARSON PALMER has 3,867 yards & needs 133 to reach 4,000. Would be 1st in NFL history to pass for 4,000 yards with 3 teams…RB RASHARD MENDENHALL has 5 rush TDs in past 6. RookieRB ANDRE ELLINGTON had TD & avg. 8 yards/carry in Week 6…WR LARRY FITZGERALD had 6 catches for 117 yards & TD (75 yards) in last meeting. Has 5 TDs in past 6. Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), leads NFL with 72 rec. TDs. WR MICHAEL FLOYD had GW TD last week. In past 7, has 25 catches, all for 1st down. Needs 50 yards for 1st 1,000-yard season…LB KARLOS DANSBY is 1 of 4 in NFL history & 1st since 1994 with 6+ sacks (6.5), 4 INTs & 2 INT-TDs in season. Ties for 1st in NFC with 109 solo tackles. LB DARYL WASHINGTON has 3 sacks in past 2 home meetings. LB JOHN ABRAHAM is active leader with 133.5 sacks & 48 FFs. Since 2011, CB-PR PATRICK PETERSON is only player with 10+ INTs (12) & 3+ PR-TDs (4). DE CALAIS CAMPBELL has sack in 3 of past 4 vs. SF. Had 2 sacks last week.


Details 12 Views
Tags INDIANA SPORTS PAGE • Publisher
Rate This Article
Thanks for rating this article!
Share This Article  
Facebook
Google
» Be the first to leave a comment
Comments (0)

Announcements

Partner


Partner