49ers look to snap 12-game losing streak against Falcons

BY AP • December 15, 2016


Sunday, 4 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Falcons by 13

RECORD VS. SPREAD - San Francisco 2-10-1, Atlanta 8-5

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 47-30-1

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Falcons 26-20, OT, Nov. 8, 2015

LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Jets 23-17, OT; Falcons beat Rams 42-14

AP PRO32 RANKING - 49ers No. 31, Falcons No. 9

49ers OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (4), PASS (32)

49ers DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (32), PASS (14)



STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Game matches Atlanta's 32nd-ranked pass defense against San Francisco's 32nd-ranked passing attack. ... San Francisco is 0-6 on road and has lost franchise-record 12 straight since opening with shutout of Rams. ... 49ers have won last three in series, including 28-24 win at Georgia Dome in 2012 NFC championship game. ... RB Carlos Hyde has 436 yards rushing in last four games. Hyde had career-high 193 yards with TD last week and needs 121 yards for first career 1,000-yard season. ... QB Colin Kaepernick has 118.2 rating with no INTs in two starts against Falcons, including playoff win. ... Rookie DT DeForest Buckner had career-high 11 tackles, two sacks last week. ... 49ers' 52 rushes of 10 or more yards rank third in NFL. ... Falcons have not had winning record since 13-3 finish in 2012. ... LB Vic Beasley tied for NFL lead with 13 + sacks and leads with six forced fumbles. Beasley had three sacks and TD on forced fumble and recovery last week. Beasley's six forced fumbles have tied John Abraham's team record set in 2012. ... WR Julio Jones leads NFL with 1,253 yards receiving despite missing last week's win over Rams with sprained toe. ... QB Matt Ryan looking to extend NFL-record streak of 41 games with at least 200 yards passing. Ryan is second in NFL with 4,050 yards passing and leads with 113.2 rating. ... LB Deion Jones tied for rookie lead with three INTs. ... S Keanu Neal leads NFL rookies with 87 tackles. ... Falcons have 28 sacks after ranking last in league with 19 in 2015. ... Fantasy Tip: WR Taylor Gabriel, who has four TDs in last four games, could be smart play if Jones misses second straight game. Gabriel had season-high 82 yards receiving with touchdown last week when Falcons were without Jones and Mohamed Sanu, who is expected back this week.


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