SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (5-9)
AT ARIZONA CARDINALS (8-6)
WEEK 16 // SATURDAY, DEC. 26, 2020 // 4:30 PM ET // STATE FARM STADIUM // REFEREE: CLETE BLAKEMAN
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TV: Amazon/Twitch (4:30 PM ET): Andrew Catalon, James Lofton, Sherree Burruss (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 82 (SF), 83 (AZ) | XM: 227 (SF), 88 (AZ)
REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY
LEADER: 49ers lead all-time series, 31-27
STREAKS: 49ers have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 9/13/20: Cardinals 24 at 49ers 20
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/31/19: 49ers 28, Cardinals 25
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS LEADERS
L 41-33 at Dallas LAST WEEK
Kyle Shanahan: 2-5 COACH VS. OPP.
23.8/25.1 PTS. FOR/AGAINST
C.J. Beathard: 28-45-332-2-0-99.5 PASSING
Jeff Wilson: 84-341-4.1-6 RUSHING
Brandon Aiyuk (R): 59-733-12.4-5 RECEIVING
Kerry Hyder: 7.5 SACKS
Jason Verrett, Fred Warner: 2 INTs
-11 (18/29) TAKE/GIVE
Mitch Wishnowsky: 47.7 (41.8) PUNTING (NET)
Robbie Gould: 91 (34/35 PAT; 19/21 FG) KICKING
• QB C.J. BEATHARD passed for 190 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 83.9
rating in his last start at Az. (10/28/18). Has rush TD in 2 of his
3 career starts vs. Az.
• RB JEFF WILSON rushed for 60 yards & TD last week, his
career-high 6th rush TD of season. Has 5 rush TDs in his past
4 on road. Aims for his 3rd in row with rush TD. RB JERICK
MCKINNON had TD catch in Week 1 meeting. FB KYLE JUSZCZYK
has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3.
• WR BRANDON AIYUK (rookie) lead team with 9 receptions &
had 73 rec. yards & TD catch in Week 15. Is 1 of 2 rookie WRs
(JUSTIN JEFFERSON) with 4+ games (4) of 7+ receptions this
season. Has 4 rec. TDs in his past 5 & aims for his 4th in row on
road with TD catch. Aims for his 7th in row with 5+ receptions &
70+ rec. yards. Ranks 4th among rookies in catches (59) & rec.
yards (733). WR KENDRICK BOURNE had 4 catches for teamhigh 86 yards & rec. TD last week. Has TD catch in 2 of his past
3 vs. Az. TE GEORGE KITTLE had 6 receptions for 79 yards & TD
in last road meeting. Has 5+ receptions in 3 of his past 4 vs. Az.
TE JORDAN REED had rec. TD in Week 15. Had TD catch in his
last game at Az. (9/9/18 w/ Was.).
• LB FRED WARNER aims for his 4th in row vs. Az. with 9+ tackles.
DL ARIK ARMSTEAD led team with 8 tackles & had 2 sacks last
week, his 3rd-career game with 2+ sacks. DL KERRY HYDER has
4 sacks in his past 4 on road. Had sack in Week 1 meeting. CB
RICHARD SHERMAN has PD in 3 of his past 4 vs. Az. Aims for his
10th in row at Az. with PD. Rookie DT JAVON KINLAW aims for
his 3rd in row with TFL
ARIZONA CARDINALS LEADERS
LAST WEEK W 33-26 vs. Philadelphia
COACH VS. OPP. Kliff Kingsbury: 1-2
PTS. FOR/AGAINST 27.9/23.5
PASSING Kyler Murray: 336-497-3637-26-11-97.1
RUSHING Kenyan Drake: 211-874-4.1-9
RECEIVING DeAndre Hopkins: 103-1324 (1L)-12.9-6
SACKS Haason Reddick: 11
INTs Dre Kirkpatrick, Patrick Peterson: 3
TAKE/GIVE 0 (18/18)
PUNTING (NET) Andy Lee: 44.2 (38.9)
KICKING Mike Nugent: 21 (6/6 PAT; 5/5 FG)
• QB KYLER MURRAY passed for 406 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for
127.8 rating & had rush TD last week. Has 9 games with both
pass TD & rush TD this season, most by QB in single season in
NFL history. Has 26 TD passes & 11 rush TDs in 2020 & joined
CAM NEWTON (2015) as only QBs with 25+ TD passes & 10+ rush
TDs in single season in NFL history. Has 3+ TD passes in 4 of his
past 5 at home. Has 7 TDs (5 pass, 2 rush) vs. INT for 99.2 rating
in 3 starts vs. SF. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. SF with rush TD.
• RB KENYAN DRAKE has 5 rush TDs in his past 5. Has 17 rush
TDs in 21 games with Az. Has rush TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. SF.
RB CHASE EDMONDS had 66 scrimmage yards (47 rush, 19 rec.)
& TD catch last week. Had TD catch in Week 1 meeting.
• WR DEANDRE HOPKINS had 9 receptions for 169 yards & TD
catch last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 125+ rec. yards &
7th in row with 5+ receptions. Had 14 receptions for 151 yards in
Week 1 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. SF with 10+ catches
& 145+ rec. yards. Leads NFL in rec. yards (1,324) & ranks 2nd
in receptions (103). WR LARRY FITZGERALD had 1st rec. TD of
season last week. Has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3 at home vs. SF.
• LB HAASON REDDICK had sack & 2 FFs last week & is 1st player
with 2+ FFs in consecutive games since CAMERON WAKE (2015).
Has 5 PD in his past 5 vs. SF. LB DENNIS GARDECK is 1 of 5 with
3 games of 2+ sacks in 2020. Aims for his 4th in row with sack.
DE ZACH ALLEN led team with career-high 11 tackles & had sack
last week. Had sack in Week 1 meeting. S BUDDA BAKER aims
for his 4th in row vs. SF with 13+ tackles. Ranks 2nd among DBs
with 104 tackles in 2020.