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Ways to Watch and Listen to 49ers vs. Lions in Week 1

The regular season has finally arrived, and to kick off the 2021 season the 49ers will travel to "Motor City" to take on the Detroit Lions at 10:00 am PT on Sunday, September 12. Here are all the ways to follow the game.


Watch the Game on TV

Network: FOX

  • Play-by-Play: Kevin Kugler
  • Color Analyst: Mark Sanchez
  • Sideline Reporter: Laura Okmin

Live Streaming

Phone & Tablet: 49ers games will be available on the official 49ers app and on mobile devices (*Geographic and device restrictions apply. Local & primetime games only. Data charges may apply.) Additionally, all games available on TV where you are located will also be streamed for free on Yahoo Sports and the NFL app.

NFL Game Pass: 49ers fans in the United States can also watch every 2021 regular season game on NFL Game Pass as soon as the broadcast ends. International Faithful can watch every 2021 regular season game live.

For more ways to watch, click here.

TV Map

See where the 49ers vs. Lions matchup will be available via local FOX stations, courtesy of



49ers Radio Network

Flagship Stations: KGO 810 AM and The Bone 107.7 FM

  • Play-by-Play: Greg Papa
  • Color Analyst: Tim Ryan

Click here for a map of the 2021 49ers Radio Network.

Spanish Radio Network

The live game broadcast featuring play-by-play announcer Jesús Zárate and color commentator Carlos Yustis 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 Yustis. Para ver todo el contenido español del equipo por favor haga clic aquí.


Matchups: 67

Series Record: 49ers lead the series 38-28-1

49ers Away Record vs. Lions: Lions lead the series 18-14

First Meeting: 10/8/50, Lions won 24-7

Last Meeting: 9/16/18, 49ers won 30-27

49ers Shutouts: 2

Lions Shutouts: 1


49ers Coaches and Players to Know

Head Coach: Kyle Shanahan

Defensive Coordinator: DeMeco Ryans

Offensive Coordinator: Mike McDaniel

Special Teams Coordinator: Richard Hightower

49ers Captains:

Lions Coaches and Players to Know

Head Coach: Dan Campbell

Defensive Coordinator: Aaron Glenn

Offensive Coordinator: Anthony Lynn

Special Teams Coordinator: Dave Fipp

Quarterback: Jared Goff

Running Back: D'Andre Swift

Linebacker: Trey Flowers


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