SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1-0) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (0-1)
|STREAKS||5 of past 7|
|COACHES VS. OPP.||Jim Tomsula: 0-0||Mike Tomlin: 1-1|
|LAST WEEK||W 20-3 vs. Vikings||L 28-21 at Patriots|
|LAST GAME||12/19/11: Steelers 3 at 49ers 20. San Francisco RB Frank Gore rushes for 65 yards & TD.
49ers defense records 3 sacks & forces 4 TOs (1 FF & 3 INT).
|LAST GAME AT SITE||9/23/07: Steelers 37, 49ers 16. Pittsburgh CB Allen Rossum has 98-yard KR-TD. Steelers RB Willie Parker rushes for 133 yards.|
|BROADCAST||FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (field reporter). SIRIUS: 125 (SF), 81 (Pit.). XM: 228 (Pit.).|
|PASSING||Kaepernick: 17-26-165-0-0-83.0||Roethlisberger: 26-38-351 (2C)-1-1-95.4|
|RUSHING||Hyde: 26-168 (1L)-6.5-2 (T1L)||Williams: 21-127 (1C)-6.0-0|
|RECEIVING||Boldin: 4-36-9.0-0||Brown: 9 (T3C)-133 (3L)-14.8-1|
|SACKS||5 tied: 1||Allen, Dupree (R): 1|
|INTs||Brock: 1 (T1L)||—|
|PUNTING||Pinion (R): 46.7||Berry (R): 43.5|
|KICKING||Dawson: 8 (2/2 PAT; 2/3 FG)||Scobee: 7 (1/1 PAT; 2/4 FG)|
49ERS: Head coach JIM TOMSULA was born in Homestead, PA…QB COLIN KAEPERNICK has posted 100+ rating 17 times as starter (incl. playoffs) & 49ers are 16-1 (.941). Since 2012, is 1 of 2 in NFL with 90+ rating (90.5) & 1,500+ rush yards (1,619)…RB CARLOS HYDE rushed for career-high 168 yards & 2 TDs last week, 2nd most rush yards by 49er in season opener (GARRISON HEARST, 187 in 1998). RB REGGIE BUSH is only active player with 5,000+ rush yards (5,473) & 450+ receptions (466)…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN has 44 catches for 626 yards (89.4 per game) & 4 TDs in 7 games vs. Pit. Since 2011, WR TORREY SMITH is 2nd in NFL with 16.8 rec. avg. (min. 200 catches). Incl. playoffs, has TD in 3 of past 4 vs. Pit. Since entering NFL in 2006, TE VERNON DAVIS has 62 TDs (incl. playoffs), 3rd most by TE. Had TD in last meeting…LB NA VORRO BOWMAN had 7 tackles & sack last week. LB AARON LYNCH has sack in 7 of past 11, incl. last week. Rookie S JAQUISKI TARTT had sack last week in NFL debut…STEELERS: QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER aims for 4th in row with 300+ pass yards vs. NFC. Has 2+ TD passes in 8 of past 10 vs. NFC…In Steelers debut vs. NE, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS led team with 127 rush yards on 21 att. (6.0 avg.). FB WILL JOHNSON scored 1st career TD last week…Since 2013, WR ANTONIO BROWN leads NFL in catches (248) & receiving yards (3,330). Has 7+ catches in 12 consecutive games, longest streak in NFL history. In past 12, Brown is averaging 8.7 catches & 110 yards per game with 9 TD catches…TE HEATH MILLER had 8 catches for 84 yards vs. NE & has 540 career, surpassing HOFer JOHN STALLWORTH (537) for 2nd-most in Steelers history (HINES WARD, 1,000)…LB JAMES HARRISON (69.5) needs half sack to join JASON GILDON (77) as only Steelers with 70+. Rookie LB BUD DUPREE (No. 22 overall) had sack in NFL debut. S WILL ALLEN led team with 8 tackles & had 1st career sack vs. NE.
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