Rams-49ers Capsule

BY AP • September 20, 2017


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OPENING LINE - Rams by 2 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Los Angeles 1-1, San Francisco 1-1

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 68-64-3

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Rams 22-21, Dec. 24, 2016

LAST WEEK - Rams lost to Redskins 27-20; 49ers lost at Seahawks Rams 12-9

AP PRO32 RANKING - Rams No. 22, 49ers No. 30



49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (16), PASS (31).

49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (24), PASS (7).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Niners won three straight vs. Rams. ... San Francisco 0-19 in all other games over past 22. ... Rams coach Sean McVay served as offensive assistant when 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan was OC in Washington. ... Los Angeles QB Jared Goff averaging 265 yards passing per game, up from 155.6 in seven games as rookie in `16. ... Rams RB Todd Gurley one of two players with at least 100 yards rushing and receiving this season. ... Los Angeles allows league-low 21.7 percent conversion on third downs. ... DT Aaron Donald second in NFL to J.J. Watt with 58 tackles for loss since 2014. Donald ended holdout and missed opener, played last week. ... San Francisco scored no TDs first two weeks. Only teams to go without TD first three games of season are Tampa Bay (1976), Brooklyn (1943). ... QB Brian Hoyer's 4.7 yards per attempt though two games lowest for 49ers starting QB at this point since Steve DeBerg's 4.5 ypa in 1978. ... San Francisco allowed no TDs rushing first two games. ... Niners allowed league low 2.7 yards per play on first down. ... With sack vs. Goff, 49ers DE Elvis Dumervil will have sacks vs. 49 QBs in career. ... Fantasy Tip: San Francisco RB Carlos Hyde coming off 124-yard rushing performance in Seattle and averaging 7.0 yards per carry for season. Rams allowed 229 yards on ground to Washington last week, making Hyde strong play.


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