San Francisco 49ers vs Detroit Lions

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12, 2021 // 1:O0 PM ET // FORD FIELD // REFEREE: BRAD ROGERS

 

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez, Laura Okmin (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 106 (SF), 119 (Det.) | XM: 384 (SF), 229 (Det.) | SXM App: 827 (SF), 810 (Det.)

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: 49ers lead all-time series, 37-27-1
STREAKS: 49ers have won 10 of past 11
LAST GAME: 9/16/18: Lions 27 at 49ers 30
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/27/15: Lions 32, 49ers 17

 

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS LEADERS (2020 STATS) DETROIT LIONS

– LAST WEEK –
Kyle Shanahan: 1-0 COACH VS. OPP. Dan Campbell: 0-0
23.5/24.4 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 23.6/32.4
370.1 OFFENSE 350.2
Jimmy Garappolo: 94-140-1096-7-5-92.4 PASSING Jared Goff (LAR): 370-552-3952-20-13-90.0
Raheem Mostert: 104-521-5.0-2 RUSHING D’Andre Swift: 114-521-4.6-8
Brandon Aiyuk: 60-748-12.5-5 RECEIVING T.J. Hockenson (TE): 67-723-10.8-6
314.4 DEFENSE 419.8
Arik Armstead: 3.5 SACKS Romeo Okwara: 10
Jason Verrett, Fred Warner: 2 INTs Dean Marlowe (Buf.): 2
-11 (20/31) TAKE/GIVE -9 (12/21)
Mitch Wishnowsky: 46.9 (41.6) PUNTING (NET) Jack Fox: 49.1 (44.8)
Robbie Gould: 93 (36/38 PAT; 19/23 FG) KICKING Austin Seibert (Cin./Cle.): 26 (8/9 PAT; 6/9 FG)

 

49ERS NOTES

• QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO passed for 1,096 yards & 7 TDs vs. 5 INTs for 92.4 rating in 6 starts last season. Is 22-8 (.733 win pct.) as starter since joining SF in 2017. Had 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 118.4 rating in last meeting. QB TREY LANCE was selected in 1st round (3rd overall) in 2021 NFL Draft.

• RB RAHEEM MOSTERT had 677 scrimmage yards (521 rush, 156 rec.) & 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in 8 games last season. Leads RBs with 5.7 yards per rush attempt since 2018 (min. 250 atts.). FB KYLE JUSZCZYK had career-high 6 TDs (4 rec., 2 rush) in 2020. RB TREY SERMON was selected in 3rd round (88th overall) in 2021 NFL Draft.

• TE GEORGE KITTLE had 48 receptions for 634 yards & 2 TDs in 8 games last season. Since 2018, ranks 2nd in rec. yards (3,064) & 3rd in receptions (221) among TEs. WR DEEBO SAMUEL had 33 receptions for 391 yards & 1 TD in 7 games in 2020. WR BRANDON AIYUK had the 2nd-most receptions (60) & 3rd-most rec. yards (748) by a rookie in franchise history last season. Was 1 of 4 WRs with 5+ rec. TDs (5) & 2+ rush TDs (2) in 2020.

• LB FRED WARNER led team with 125 tackles, his 3rd-consecutive 100+ tackle season. Is 1 of 3 LBs (DARIUS LEONARD & BOBBY WAGNER) with 360+ tackles (366) & 20+ PD (21) since 2018. DL NICK BOSA had 9 sacks & won AP Defensive Rookie of Year in 2019. DL SAMSON EBUKAM makes SF debut. Had 14 sacks in 4 seasons (2017-20) with LAR. CB JASON VERRETT had 2 INTs & 7 PD last season.

 

LIONS NOTES

• QB JARED GOFF makes Det. debut. Had 18,171 pass yards & 107 pass TDs in 69 starts with LAR (2016-20). Has 14 TDs vs. 6 INTs for 88.2 rating in 8 career starts vs. SF.

• RB D’ANDRE SWIFT had team-high 10 TDs (8 rush, 2 rec.) in 2020 & joined HOFer BARRY SANDERS (1989) & BILLY SIMS (1980) as only rookies in franchise history with 10+ TDs. Was 1 of 2 rookie RBs (JAMES ROBINSON) with 500+ rush yards (521) & 300+ rec. yards (357) last season. Ranked 2nd among rookie RBs in receptions (46). RB JAMAAL WILLIAMS makes Det. debut. Had 2,946 scrimmage yards (1,985 rush, 961 rec.) & 18 TDs (10 rush, 8 rec.) in 60 games with GB (2017-20).

• WR TYRELL WILLIAMS makes Det. debut. Had 42 receptions for 651 yards & 6 rec. TDs in 2019 with Raiders. TE T.J. HOCKENSON led NFC TEs with career-best 723 rec. yards & ranked 2nd in receptions (career-high 67) last season. TE DARREN FELLS makes Det. debut. Has 21 career rec. TDs. WR AMON-RA ST. BROWN was selected in 4th round (112th overall) in 2021 NFL Draft.

• DE ROMEO OKWARA led team with career-high 10 sacks & had 3 FFs in 2020. DE MICHAEL BROCKERS makes Det. debut. Had 5 sacks with LAR in 2020. DE TREY FLOWERS has 6+ sacks in 4 of his past 5 seasons. LB JAMIE COLLINS led team with 101 tackles
in 2020, his 4th-career 100+ tackle season. Has 3 FFs, 2 PD & FR in his past 3 at home. S TRACY WALKER had 81 tackles, 5 TFL & 4 PD in 2020.