The Associated Press
Oct. 01, 2015
GREEN BAY (3-0) at SAN FRANCISCO (1-2)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE — Packers by 6 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Packers 3-0, 49ers 2-1
SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 34-30-1
LAST MEETING — 49ers beat Packers 23-20, Jan. 5, 2014 (NFC wild-card game)
LAST WEEK — Packers beat Chiefs 38-28; 49ers lost to Cardinals 47-7
AP PRO32 RANKING — Packers No. 2, 49ers No. 28
PACKERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (9), PASS (16).
PACKERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (27), PASS (11).
49ERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (23), RUSH (2), PASS (30).
49ERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (16), PASS (27).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Fifth meeting between teams since 2012. ... 49ers have won last four since Green Bay beat San Francisco 34-16 on Dec. 5, 2010, at Lambeau Field for eight-game winning streak in series. Three of last four 49ers' wins decided by eight or fewer points. ... Packers' first visit to second-year, $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium, home of 50th Super Bowl. ... In short week, Green Bay plays on road after Monday night game for just fifth time since 2006. Packers 3-1 in those games. Also 9-2 regular season in California since 1990, 2-1 under coach Mike McCarthy. ... In six starts vs. San Francisco including playoffs, QB Aaron Rodgers is 147 of 221 for 1,712 yards, 13 touchdowns, three interceptions and 103.7 passer rating. ... 49ers gave up 90 points over two games for first time since 1980. Combined margin of defeat of 65 points is largest over two-game stretch since that 6-10 finish in '80: 48-26 loss to Los Angeles Rams followed by 59-14 debacle against Dallas. ... In first career postseason start, 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick set NFL single-game rushing record by QB with 181 yards and two TDs on 16 carries against Green Bay on Jan. 12, 2013, in divisional playoffs. ... Kaepernick threw four interceptions in 47-7 loss at Arizona last week, with two pick-6s. ... San Francisco sacked Rodgers 16 times in six total games. ... Fantasy tip: To play or not play RB/return man Reggie Bush? It's unclear how much and in what role Bush might play as he looks to return from two-game absence after left calf injury sustained in Sept. 14 season opener vs. Vikings.
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