49ers vs Saints Week 12 Capsule

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (7-2-1) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (5-5)

SERIES

  49ERS SAINTS
SERIES LEADER 45-24-2  
STREAKS   9 of past 11
COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 1-0 Vitt: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 32-7 vs. Bears W 38-17 at Raiders
LAST REG SEA GAME 9/20/10: Saints 25 at 49ers 22. New Orleans RB Reggie Bush & TE David Thomas each record rec. TD. Saints K Garrett Hartley converts 3 FGs, including game winner as time expires. 
LAST REG SEA GAME AT SITE 9/28/08: Saints 31, 49ers 17. New Orleans WR Lance Moore records 101 rec. yards & 2 TD catches (5, 33) from QB Drew Brees. Saints WR Robert Meachem adds 47-yard TD rec.
BROADCAST FOX (3:25 PM CT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 91 (SF), 86 (NO). XM: 230 (NO). 

STATS

PASSING Ale. Smith: 152-217-1,731-13-5-104.1 (3L) OR

Kaepernick: 32-49-449-2-0-108.3

Brees: 250-401-3,066 (2L)-28 (1L)-9-99.8
RUSHING Gore: 157-831-5.3-5 P. Thomas: 74-341-4.6-1
RECEIVING Crabtree: 47-541-11.5-5 Colston: 51-721-14.1-7
OFFENSE 364.8 391.3 (2C)
TAKE/GIVE +6 +2
DEFENSE 277.2  (1C) 462.8
SACKS Ald. Smith: 15 (1L) Jordan: 6
INTs Goldson: 3 Harper, Robinson: 2
PUNTING Lee: 46.8 Morstead: 50.3 (1C)
KICKING Akers: 81 (27/27 PAT; 18/24 FG) Hartley: 63 (36/36 PAT; 9/12 FG)

NOTES

49ERS: In last year’s Div., QB ALEX SMITH had 3 TDs, 0 INTs & 103.2 rating. Added 28-yard TD run. In career (incl. playoffs), SF is 15-0 when he starts & has 100+ rating (min. 15 att.). QB COLIN KAEPERNICK had 2 TDs, 0 INTs & 133.1 rating in 1st career start last week…RB FRANK GORE rushed for 112 yards with TD & had 7 catches for 56 yards with TD in last reg. season meeting; 1 of 2 career games with rush & rec. TD. Is only player since 2006 with 10,000+ scrimmage yards (10,253) & 50+ TDs (54)…In Div., TE VERNON DAVIS had 7 catches for 180 yards & 2 TDs, incl. GW TD with 0:09 remaining. Since 2009 (incl. playoffs), leads NFC TEs with 35 TDs. WR MICHAEL CRABTREE has 4 TDs in past 3. Had TD catch in Div…49ers lead NFL allowing 13.4 points per game (134 points). LB ALDON SMITH has 29 career sacks, most by player in 1st 26 games. Had 5.5 sacks last week. Since 2007, LB PATRICK WILLIS is only NFC player with 17+ sacks & 6+ INTs…SAINTS: Have won 5 of past 6. QB DREW BREES is 5-0 in reg. season vs. SF with 107.2 rating & has 12 TDs vs. 2 INTs. In Div., passed for 462 yards & 4 TDs. Has TD pass in NFL-record 53 games in row. Has 20+ comp. in 46 consecutive games, longest streak in NFL history…RB CHRIS IVORY has 3 rush TDs in his past 4 games played. RB MARK INGRAM had 27-yard TD run last week…TE JIMMY GRAHAM had 5 catches for 103 yards & 2 TDs in Div. Incl. playoffs, has TD catch in 12 of past 14. Since 2010, Graham leads NFC TEs with 27 TDs (incl. playoffs). WR MARQUES COLSTON has 55 career TDs & needs 1 to pass DEUCE MC ALLISTER for most by Saint. Has 7 TDs in past 7. Had 9 catches for 136 yards & TD in Div. Had 1st career 3-TD game vs. SF (10/28/07). WR LANCE MOORE had 2 TDs last week…S ROMAN HARPER had 1.5 sacks & FF in Div. Since 2006, has 18.5 sacks, most by DB (incl. playoffs). Had INT last week. S MALCOLM JENKINS had 55-yard INT-TD last week. Recorded sack in Div.


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