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Team Comparisons: 49ers Host Undefeated Rams in Week 7

It’s “on to the next” for the San Francisco 49ers as the team returns home to Levi’s® Stadium to face the Los Angeles Rams. Sunday marks San Francisco's first of back-to-back games against divisional opponents. Here’s a breakdown of the 49ers Week 7 NFC West showdown.

Series Highlights

The 49ers and Rams split the series last season, with each team winning one a piece on the road.

The 49ers lead the all-time series against the Rams, 69-65-3.

San Francisco has won four of the previous five overall meetings against the Rams.

Rams Key Additions

WR Brandin Cooks

CB Marcus Peters

DT Ndamukong Suh

CB Nickell Robey-Coleman

Rams Last Game Notes

The Rams remain unbeaten after a 23-20 win over the Denver Broncos in Week 6. Los Angeles is now 6-0 and stands as the only NFL team without a loss.

  • Passing Leader: Jared Goff completed 14-of-28 passes for 201 yards, no touchdowns and an interception.
  • Rushing Leader: Star running back Todd Gurley had a monster performance, rushing for a career high 208 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries.
  • Receiving Leader: Robert Woods led Rams pass catchers with 109 yards on seven receptions against the Broncos.
  • Defensive Leader: Lamarcus Joyner posted seven total tackles and a sack against Broncos quarterback Case Keenum.

49ers Last Name Notes

The 49ers fell to the Green Bay Packers, 33-30, following a game-winning 27-yard field goal by Mason Crosby as time expired.

  • Passing Leader: C.J. Beathard finished the game completing 16-of-23 attempts for 245 yards and tied his career high with two passing touchdowns.
  • Rushing Leader: Raheem Mostert also registered career highs as he finished the game with 12 carries for 87 yards.
  • Receiving Leader: Marquise Goodwin registered four receptions for single-game career highs in both receiving yards (126) and receiving touchdowns (two).
  • Defensive Leader: Ronald Blair III totaled four tackles and added a sack on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Team Comparison

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Offensive Comparison

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Defensive Comparison

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Final Nuggets

  • The 49ers offense has registered 400 or more total yards in back-to-back weeks (447 yards vs. Arizona Cardinals; 401 yards at Green Bay Packers). With at least 400 total yards of offense against the Rams, San Francisco would register three-straight 400-yard games for the first time since Weeks 14-16 of the 2003 season (496 vs. Cardinals; 502 at Cincinnati Bengals; 414 at Philadelphia Eagles).
  • San Francisco is averaging 5.12 rushing yards per carry this season, ranking third in the NFL (Denver – 5.32; Dallas – 5.15).
  • C.J. Beathard has 275 or more passing yards and two or more touchdowns in two of his past three home starts. He also has four rushing scores in his five career home starts.
  • Matt Breida ranks fourth in the NFC with 430 rushing yards. He aims for his third game in row and fourth in a row at home with a touchdown. Breida totaled 104 scrimmage yards (72 rushing, 32 receiving) in his last meeting against the Rams.
  • Marquise Goodwin has a receiving touchdown in two of his three career meetings against the Rams. Since 2017, Goodwin ranks second in the NFL with a 17.6 yards per catch average (minimum 50 receptions).
  • George Kittle leads NFL tight ends in yards after catch (308) and ranks third in receiving yards (429) behind Zach Ertz (480) and Travis Kelce (468). Kittle is averaging 91.5 yards per game in his past two contests against NFC West opponents.
  • Pierre Garçon had seven catches for a team-high 142 yards in his last meeting against the Rams.
  • Fred Warner ranks second among NFL rookies with 50 tackles in 2018 (Darius Leonard – 63).

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