2014 DRAFT GUIDE
49ers-Cardinals Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-12-26 14:31

SAN FRANCISCO (11-4) at ARIZONA (10-5)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 9-5-1, Arizona 11-3-1

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 27-17

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Cardinals 32-20, Oct. 13, 2013

LAST WEEK - 49ers beat Falcons 34-24; Cardinals beat Seahawks 17-10

AP PRO32 RANKING - 49ers No. 3, Cardinals No. 10

49ers OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSHING (3), PASSING (31)

49ers DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSHING (5), PASSING (4)

Cardinals OFFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSHING (23), PASSING (13)

Cardinals DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSHING (1), PASSING (15t)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - RB Frank Gore needs 47 yards to reach 10,000 for career. ... Colin Kaepernick needs 38 yards to break franchise QB season rushing record of 537 set by Steve Young in 1972. ... 49ers' 31 points against Atlanta on Monday night most by San Francisco in second half of any game since 1985. .... Jim Harbaugh is first coach in franchise history to lead team to playoffs in each of his three seasons. ... 49ers have won eight of last nine meetings. .... Spread went to pick-em in midweek. ... In first meeting this season, Arizona trailed 22-20 and had ball at 49ers 31, but WR Larry Fitzgerald fumbled. SF went length of field for clinching TD, using 9:32 in process. ... Cardinals are 7-2 since losing to SF. ... Arizona could become second team to go 11-5 and not make playoffs since division format established in 2002. New England did it in 2008. ... Eleven victories would tie Cardinals franchise records. ... Carson Palmer is 133 yards shy of fourth 4,000-yard passing season of career. ... 11 wins would match Palmer's total with Cincinnati in 2005, his second season in NFL. ... Arizona victory would make Cardinals 3-0 vs. NFC West foes this season after going 0-3 in first three meetings.

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