49ers Announce 2016 Preseason Schedule

Take a look back at previous match ups of the San Francisco 49ers against their 2016 preseason opponents.

The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday the team's 2016 preseason opponents.

The 49ers open the preseason at Levi's Stadium as they take on the Houston Texans. San Francisco will then travel to Denver for the second consecutive preseason to face the Broncos in Week 2. The 49ers return home to host the Green Bay Packers before the preseason finale on the road versus the San Diego Chargers.

2016 49ERS PRESEASON SCHEDULE

Preseason Dates

Time (PST)

Opponent

Network

Week 1 – Sunday, August 14

4:00 p.m.

vs. Houston

KPIX 5/NFLN

Week 2 – Saturday, August 20

6:00 p.m.

at Denver

KPIX 5

Week 3 – Friday, August 26

7:00 p.m.

vs. Green Bay

KPIX 5/NFLN

Week 4 – Thursday, September 1st

7:00 p.m.

at San Diego

KPIX 5



TEXANS

  • It marks the fifth preseason matchup between the 49ers and Texans, and the third consecutive preseason the two teams will face each other.
  • The Texans own the overall preseason series record 3-1, as the 49ers lost last year's meeting in Houston, 23-10.* *

BRONCOS

  • The 49ers are facing the Broncos in the preseason for the fifth consecutive season and the 38th meeting overall.
  • The Broncos lead the preseason series, 21-16.
  • San Francisco fell to Denver last year in the preseason matchup, 19-12.

PACKERS

  • It is the fifth overall preseason meeting between the two clubs, with the 49ers winning the most recent contest, 34-6, at Candlestick Park in 2008. 
  • San Francisco is 3-1 against Green Bay in the preseason.

CHARGERS

  • It marks the 30th consecutive year in which the two teams have met in the preseason.
  • The two teams will close out the preseason against each other for the 15th time in the past 16 years.
  • San Francisco leads the all-time preseason series, 24-20, and defeated the Chargers last preseason, 14-12, at Levi's® Stadium.
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