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Preview: Arizona Cardinals (7-1) at San Francisco 49ers (3-4)

SUNDAY, NOV. 7, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // LEVI’S STADIUM // REFEREE: BRAD ALLEN

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (4:25 PM ET): Kevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez, Laura Okmin (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 133 (Az.), 83 (SF) | XM: 386 (Az.), 225 (SF) | SXM App: 800 (Az.), 827 (SF)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: 49ers lead all-time series, 32-28
STREAKS: Cardinals have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 10/10/21: 49ers 10 at Cardinals 17
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/13/20: Cardinals 24, 49ers 20

 

ARIZONA CARDINALS    Leaders  SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

L 24-21 vs. Green Bay (Thu.) LAST WEEK W 33-22 at Chicago
Kliff Kingsbury: 2-3 COACH VS. OPP. Kyle Shanahan: 3-6
30.8/17.3 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 24.0/24.4
393.6 OFFENSE 369.7
Kyler Murray: 186-256-2,276-17-7-110.4 PASSING Jimmy Garoppolo: 111-173-1,428-6-4-91.9
Chase Edmonds: 75-427-5.7-1 RUSHING Elijah Mitchell (R): 81-433-5.3-3
DeAndre Hopkins: 35-486-13.9-7 RECEIVING Deebo Samuel: 44-819-18.6-4
319.0 DEFENSE 324.0
Markus Golden: 6 SACKS Nick Bosa: 7
Byron Murphy: 3 INTs Josh Norman: 1
+5 (14/9) TAKE/GIVE -6 (5/11)
Andy Lee: 51.0 (43.9) PUNTING (NET) Mitch Wishnowsky: 46.4 (42.6)
Matt Prater: 66 (30/30 PAT; 12/15 FG) KICKING Joey Slye: 23 (2/4 PAT; 7/8 FG)

 

CARDINALS NOTES

• QB KYLER MURRAY had TD pass vs. 0 INTs for 104.1 rating in Week 5 meeting. Aims for 9th start in row with 65+ comp. pct. Has 5 TDs (3 pass, 2 rush) in 2 career starts at SF & aims for his 3rd in row at SF with rush TD. Has 12 TDs (10 pass, 2 rush) vs. 2 INTs for 118 rating in 4 road starts in 2021.

• RB JAMES CONNER had 2 rush TDs last week, his 3rd game with 2 rush TDs in 2021. Leads NFC with 8 rush TDs in 2021. Had rush TD in Week 5 meeting. RB CHASE EDMONDS had 69 scrimmage yards (39 rec., 30 rush) & 1st rush TD of season last week. Had TD catch in last road meeting. Has 370 scrimmage yards (92.5 per game) in 4 road games this season.

• WR DEANDRE HOPKINS had 6 catches for 87 yards & rec. TD in last meeting. Has 4 rec. TDs in 4 road games in 2021. Had career-high 14 receptions for 151 yards in last road meeting. WR A.J. GREEN had team-high 5 catches last week. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with TD catch & 4th in row on road with 5+ receptions. WR CHRISTIAN KIRK had 5 catches in Week 5 meeting. Has 5+ receptions in 3 of 4 road games this season.

• LB CHANDLER JONES has 4 sacks & 7 TFL in 5 career games at SF & aims for his 5th in row at SF with sack. LB MARKUS GOLDEN has sack in 2 of his past 3 on road. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with FF. LB ISAIAH SIMMONS aims for his 5th in row on road with 6+ tackles. S BUDDA BAKER had INT in Week 5 meeting. Has 43 tackles (14.3 per game) in his past 3 at SF & aims for his 4th in row at SF with 13+ tackles.

 

49ERS NOTES

• QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO passed for 322 yards & 100.6 rating & had 2 rush TDs in Week 8, his 7th-career 300-yard game. Has 1,264 pass yards (316 per game) & 11 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 115.9 rating in 4 career starts vs. Az. Aims for his 5th in row vs. Az. with 100+ rating.

• RB ELIJAH MITCHELL (rookie) rushed for career-high 137 yards & had 3rd rush TD of season last week. Became 2nd rookie in franchise history with 100+ rush yards in consecutive games. Is only NFC RB with 3 100+ rush yard games in 2021 & is 1st RB since KAREEM HUNT (2017) with 100+ rush yards in 3 of his 1st 5 career games.

• WR DEEBO SAMUEL led team in receptions (6) & rec. yards (171) last week & became 1st 49er since HOFer TERRELL OWENS (2002) with 3 games with 150+ rec. yards in single season. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 819 rec. yards & 100+ rec. yard games (4). Had rush TD in Week 5 meeting. TE GEORGE KITTLE had 92 rec. yards in his last game vs. Az. (12/26/20). Has 7+ catches & 60+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4 at home.

• DL NICK BOSA had 2 sacks & 3 TFL last week, his 4th-career game with 2+ sacks. Had sack & 2 TFL in Week 5 meeting. Ranks tied-1st in NFL with 11 TFL. LB FRED WARNER led team with 8 tackles last week. Aims for his 5th in row at home with 9+ tackles & 6th in row overall with 8+ tackles. CB JOSH NORMAN had 1st INT of season & FF last week. Ranks tied-1st (MARKUS GOLDEN) with 4 FFs in 2021.

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