- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 23, 2015


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OPENING LINE - Lions by 7

RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 6-8, Lions 5-9

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 37-27-1

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Lions 27-19, Sept. 9, 2012

LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Bengals 24-14; Lions beat Saints 35-27

AP PRO32 RANKING - 49ers No. 29, Lions No. 22

49ers OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (23), PASS (30).

49ers DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (27) PASS (26).



STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - 49ers have won nine straight and 14 of 15 in series. … San Francisco has lost four of last five games this season. … 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert set career highs with 30 completions and 50 attempts in last week’s loss to Cincinnati. … San Francisco RB Shaun Draughn has averaged 73 yards from scrimmage over six games since signing Nov. 2 and becoming starter for first time in five-year career. … 49ers WR Anquan Boldin one reception from becoming 13th player in NFL history with 1,000 career catches. … San Francisco LB NaVorro Bowman tied with Indianapolis’ D’Qwell Jackson for NFL-high 136 tackles. … Lions have won four of last six this year. … Detroit QB Matthew Stafford set franchise record completing 88 percent of passes in Monday night win at New Orleans. … Stafford has thrown 12 TDs, only one INT in last four games. … Lions rookie RB Ameer Abdullah had season highs with 77 yards rushing and 8.6 yards per carry against Saints. … Detroit WR Calvin Johnson has been limited to one reception in consecutive games for first time in career. … Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah has 13 ½ sacks, trails only Oakland’s Khalil Mack in league. … Fantasy Tip: Start Stafford, who will likely throw early and often to Johnson against 26th-ranked team in pass defense after barely getting him ball last two games.


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