- Associated Press - Thursday, September 28, 2017


Sunday, Oct. 1, 4:05 p.m., EDT, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 6 ½

RECORD VS SPREAD - San Francisco 1-2, Arizona 0-3

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 29-22

LAST MEETING - Cardinals won 23-20, Nov. 13, 2016

LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Rams 41-39; Cardinals lost to Cowboys 28-17

AP PRO32 RANKING - 49ers No. 31, Cardinals No. 23

49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24t), RUSH (14), PASS (25)

49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18t), RUSH (23), PASS (14)



STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: There are six former 49ers on the Arizona roster: K Phil Dawson, P Andy Lee, G Alex Boone, QB Blaine Gabbert, G Mike Iupati, S Antoine Bethea. … Cardinals swept all four games against San Francisco in past two years. … San Francisco played last Thursday and will be much more rested than Cardinals, who played Monday night. … San Francisco RB Carlos Hyde third in NFL rushing (253 yards), averaging 5.2 yards per carry. … 49ers’ next three games are at Arizona, at Indianapolis and at Washington. ….49ers’ last two losses were by combined seven points, five to Seattle, two to Los Angeles. … Coach Kyle Shanahan says 49ers plan to do “something together” to respond to President Trump’s comments last weekend. San Francisco and LA Rams are only teams not to play since Trump’s remarks. … Cardinals sacked 49ers 10 times in two games last season, including two apiece by edge rushers Markus Golden and Chandler Jones. … QB Carson Palmer is third in NFL in yards passing (925), behind Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady. … Palmer was sacked six times by Dallas. …. Larry Fitzgerald’s 13 receptions against Dallas matched career high. Fitzgerald has caught pass in 198 consecutive games. … Cardinals are 4-0-1 in last five vs. NFC West. … Fantasy Tip: Fitzgerald has 16 career TD catches vs. San Francisco. Only team he has more against is Rams (17).


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