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49ers vs. Steelers: Where to Watch & Game Preview

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

Network: CBS

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 Online

Watch live on the 49ers app and 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.

Pregame Show

49ers Radio Affiliate Networks

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Market Station
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

Spanish Radio

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 To view all of the team's Spanish content, please click here.

La transmisión del juego en vivo será distruibuido sin costo exclusivamente en con las narraciónes de Jesús Zárate y Carlos Ramirez. Para ver todo el contenido español del equipo por favor haga clic aquí.

Series Highlights

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.

49ers Notes

  • 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.

Steelers Notes

  • 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.
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2019 Comparison 49ers Steelers
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)
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Team Leaders 49ers Steelers
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


  1. QB Jimmy Garoppolo
  2. LB Kwon Alexander
  3. RB Matt Breida
  4. DL DeForest Buckner


  1. QB Mason Rudolph
  2. LB Devin Bush
  3. WR JuJu Smith-Schuster
  4. DB Minkah Fitzpatrick