49ers at Rams NFL Week Eight Capsule

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (2-5) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (3-3)

SERIES

  49ERS RAMS
SERIES LEADER 64-63-3  
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Tomsula: 0-0 Fisher: 4-5-1
LAST WEEK L 20-3 vs. Seahawks W 24-6 vs. Browns
LAST GAME 11/2/14: Rams 13 at 49ers 10. St. Louis kicker Greg Zuerlein kicks GW 39-yard FG with 5:30 remaining in 4th quarter. Rams defense records 8 sacks.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/13/14: 49ers 31, Rams 17. San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick throws for 343 yards & 3 TDs. 49ers WR Anquan Boldin records 7 catches for 94 yards & TD.
REFEREE Jerome Boger
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Dick Stockton, David Diehl, Kristina Pink (field reporter). SIRIUS: 137 (SF), 145 (StL.). XM: 232 (StL.).

STATS

PASSING Kaepernick: 124-202-1453-6-5-82.8 Foles: 96-164-1119-6-5-78.8
RUSHING Hyde: 115-470-4.1-3 Gurley (R): 74-442-6.0-2
RECEIVING Boldin: 31-372-12.0-2 Austin: 20-187-9.4-3
OFFENSE 295.6 298.8
TAKE/GIVE 0 +4
DEFENSE 406.0 351.3
SACKS Lynch: 5 Donald: 4.5
INTs Acker, Brock: 3 (T2C) Jenkins, Johnson: 2
PUNTING Pinion (R): 43.5 Hekker: 47.3
KICKING Dawson:41 (8/8 PAT; 11/12 FG) Zuerlein: 36 (12/12 PAT; 8/13 FG)

NOTES

49ERS: QB COLIN KAEPERNICK has won past 2 starts at StL with 5 TDs, 0 INTs & 120.6 rating…RB CARLOS HYDE has 15 runs of 10+ yards & 25 rush 1st downs. In only game at StL (11/15/09 with NO), RB REGGIE BUSH had rush TD & rec. TD. Is 1 of 2 active players with 5,000+ rush yards (5,493) & 450+ receptions (470)…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN aims for 5th in row vs. StL with 90+ rec. yards. Has TD catch in 4 of past 5 at StL. Has 6 100-yard games vs. Rams. In only game vs. StL (9/25/11 with Bal.), WR TORREY SMITH had 5 catches for 152 yards (30.4 avg.) & 3 TDs. Since entering NFL in 2006, TE VERNON DAVIS has 62 TDs (incl. playoffs), 3rd most by TE…In his past 2 vs. Rams, LB NA VORRO BOWMAN has 17 tackles, 3 sacks & FF. Leads team with 69 tackles. LB MICHAEL WILHOITE is 2nd on team with 63 tackles. LB AARON LYNCH had 2 sacks last week. Had sack in last meeting. LB AHMAD BROOKS has 3.5 sacks in past 2 at StL. Had 2 sacks last week. CB KENNETH ACKER aims for 3rd in row with INT. CB TRAMAINE BROCK has INT in 2 of past 3…RAMS: QB NICK FOLES has 91.8 career rating…Rookie RB TODD GURLEY has rushed for 433 yards (144.3 per game) in 1st 3 career starts. Is 1st rookie since 2005 with 125+ rush yards in each of 1st 3 career starts. Leads NFL with 3 rushes for 45+ yards. Scored 1st 2 career TDs last week. RB BENNY CUNNINGHAM had rush TD in last home game vs. SF…WR-PR TAVON AUSTIN has 14 career TDs (7 rec., 4 rush, 3 PR). Is 1 of 3 players in NFL with rec., rush & return TD in 2015. WR KENNY BRITT had TD catch in last meeting. TE JARED COOK had 4 catches for 74 yards (18.5 avg.) in last home meeting…Defense ties for NFC lead with 23 sacks led by DT AARON DONALD (4.5) & DE ROBERT QUINN (4). Donald has 0.5+ sack in 10 of past 13. Has 8 sacks in past 8 at home. Quinn had 2 sacks & FF in last game vs. SF. Since 2009, LB JAMES LAURINAITIS is only NFL player with 15+ sacks (16.5) & 10+ INTs (10).

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