After a 2-0 road trip to start the season, the San Francisco 49ers return to Levi's® Stadium for the home opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The game takes place on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1:25 p.m. PT. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the matchup, presented by Levi's®.
Watch on TV
Play-by-Play: Greg Gumbel
Color Analyst: Trent Green
Sideline Reporter: Melanie Collins
The game will broadcast in parts of California, Nevada, Pennsylvania and the blue shaded areas in the map below.
Watch live on the 49ers app and 49ers.com free on your phone or tablet. *Geographic and device restrictions apply. Local & primetime games only. Data charges may apply.
Out of the broadcast area? 49ers fans in the U.S. can also sign up for NFL Game Pass to watch every 49ers regular season game on demand after the game has concluded.
For all the ways to watch this week's game, please click here.
Tune into 49ers Pre-game Live on NBC Sports Bay Area at 12:30 p.m. PT.
49ers Radio Affiliate Networks
|San Francisco, Calif.||KNBR - AM 680|
|San Francisco, Calif.||KGO - AM 810|
|San Francisco, Calif.||KSAN - 107.7 FM|
|Portland/Salem, Ore.||KPAM - AM 860|
|Medford, Ore.||KBOY - 95.7 FM|
|Brookings, Ore.||KURY - 95.3 FM|
|Eureka/Arcata, Calif.||KATA - AM 1340|
|Redding, Calif.||KXXS - 96.1 FM|
|Susanville, Calif.||KJDX - 93.3 FM|
|Chico, Calif.||KTHU 100.7 FM|
|Grass Valley, Calif.||KNCO - AM 830|
|Sacramento, Calif.||KIFM - AM 1320|
|Modesto/Stockton, Calif.||KESP AM 970|
|Monterey/Salinas, Calif.||KION - AM 1460|
|King City, Calif.||KRKC - AM 1490|
|Fresno, Calif.||KFIG - AM 940|
|Paso Robles, Calif.||KPRL - AM 1230|
|San Luis Obispo, Calif.||KKJL - AM 1400|
|Los Angeles, Calif.||KLAA - AM 830|
|San Diego, Calif.||KWFN - 97.3 FM|
|Reno, Nev.||KPLY - AM 630|
|Las Vegas, Nev.||KMZQ - AM 670|
|Hilo, Hawaii (Big Island)||KPUA - AM 670|
|Honolulu, Hawaii (Oahu)||KHKA - AM 1500|
|Kihei, Hawaii (Maui)||KAOI - AM 110|
The live game broadcast featuring play-by-play announcer Jesús Zárate and color commentator Carlos Ramirez will be streamed at no cost to fans exclusively on 49ers.com. To view all of the team's Spanish content, please click here.
La transmisión del juego en vivo será distruibuido sin costo exclusivamente en 49ers.com con las narraciónes de Jesús Zárate y Carlos Ramirez. Para ver todo el contenido español del equipo por favor haga clic aquí.
Sunday will mark the 49ers and Steelers 22nd meeting. San Francisco currently leads the series 11-10.
This will be both teams first meeting since Week 2 of 2015.
- Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 297 yards and three touchdowns in Week 2. Garoppolo has thrown for 829 yards and five touchdowns with a quarterback rating of 108.5 in his three home starts with the 49ers.
- Running back Matt Breida recorded his fourth-career 100-yard game against Cincinnati when he ran for 121 yards. Since 2017, Breida is one of three running backs to average five or more yards per carry (Alvin Kamara - New Orleans Saints, Saquon Barkley - New York Giants).
- In Week 2, George Kittle tied Dave Kocourek as the third fastest tight end to reach 2,000 receiving yards in NFL history.
- Quarterback Mason Rudolph will be making his first career start on Sunday in place of an injured Ben Roethlisberger (elbow). Mason threw for 112 yards and two touchdowns in the second half against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2.
- Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster surpassed Hall of Famer Randy Moss to become the youngest player in NFL history to reach 2,500 yards last week.
- Tight End Vance McDonald led the Steelers in receptions with seven catches and two touchdowns in Week 2.
|Points Per Game||36.0 (3rd)||14.5 (29th)|
|Total Offense||414.0 (7th)||284.5 (28th)|
|Rushing Offense||178.5 (4th)||56.5 (29th)|
|Passing Offense||235.5 (19th)||228.0 (20th)|
|Points Allowed Per Game||17.0 (8th)||30.5 (28th)|
|Total Defense||305.5 (9th)||445.0 (29th)|
|Rushing Defense||73.0 (8th)||125.0 (22nd)|
|Passing Defense||232.5 (14th)||320.0 (29th)|
|Sacks||7 (t-6th)||5 (t-13th)|
|Interceptions||4 (t-2nd)||0 (t-24th)|
|Punting Avg.||41.5 (29th)||45.2 (t-18th)|
|Turnover Differential||+2 (t-7th)||0 (t-15th)|
|Passing Yards||QB Jimmy Garoppolo - 463||QB Mason Rudolph - 112|
|Rushing Yards||RB Matt Breida - 158||RB James Conner - 54|
|Receptions||TE George Kittle - 11||WR JuJu Smith-Schuster - 11|
|Receiving Yards||TE George Kittle - 108||WR JuJu Smith-Schuster - 162|
|Interceptions||Four Tied - 1||None|
|Sacks||DL Arik Armstead - 2.0||DL Stephon Tuitt - 2.5|
Players to Watch
- QB Jimmy Garoppolo
- LB Kwon Alexander
- RB Matt Breida
- DL DeForest Buckner
- QB Mason Rudolph
- LB Devin Bush
- WR JuJu Smith-Schuster
- DB Minkah Fitzpatrick