49ers-Cardinals Preview Capsule


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OPENING LINE __ Cardinals by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD — San Francisco 2-5, Arizona 4-3

SERIES RECORD — 49ers lead 29-25

LAST MEETING — Cardinals beat 49ers 28-18, Oct. 7

LAST WEEK — 49ers lost to Rams 39-10; Cardinals lost to Broncos 45-10

AP PRO32 RANKING — 49ers No. 30, Cardinals No. 31

49ERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (21), RUSH (2), PASS (t23)

49ERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (19), RUSH (13), PASS (20)



STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — In win at San Francisco three weeks ago, Arizona was outgained 447 yards to 220 but had five takeaways. ... Cardinals have won eight of last nine in series. ... At 1-6, 49ers and Cardinals share worst record in NFL with Giants. ... San Francisco has 14 turnovers since its last takeaway, in a Week 4 loss to Chargers. ... San Francisco is minus-15 in turnovers overall through seven games, worst in NFL. ... Niners have 18 giveaways, three takeaways. ... QB C.J. Beathard has thrown at least one interception in eight straight games. ... San Francisco has 36 rushing "big plays" — rushes of 10 or more yards or passes of 20 or more yards, third most in NFL. ... 49ers TE George Kittle caught five passes for 98 yards against Rams. His 367 yards after catch this season are second most in NFL. ... San Francisco RB Raheem Mostert has 148 yards rushing past two weeks. ... Arizona fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy on Monday, replacing him with QBs coach Byron Leftwich, who played 10 seasons in NFL. .. Rookie QB Josh Rosen was in walking boot earlier in week with left toe injury but said he'd be ready to play Sunday. Rosen threw three interceptions and fumbled twice in blowout loss to Broncos. ... Arizona is 0-4 at home for first time since 1979. ... WR Larry Fitzgerald caught his first TD pass of season, 4-yarder vs. Denver. Fitzgerald needs 135 yards to pass Terrell Owens into second place in NFL career yards receiving. ... Cardinals had been outscored 42-0 in third quarter before Fitzgerald's TD catch. ... Arizona is next to last in NFL in points scored (92). Cardinals' most in any game is 28 against 49ers. ... Fantasy tip: K Robbie Gould has made 14 of 15 field goals and could get bunch of chances against Cardinals' defense that ranks last against run.


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