49ers at Lions Week 6 Capsule

STREAKS Past 7  
COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 0-0 Schwartz: 0-1
LAST WEEK W 48-3 vs. Buccaneers W 24-13 vs. Bears
LAST GAME 12/27/09: Lions 6 at 49ers 20.
San Francisco uses 3rd-quarter TDs from TE Vernon Davis (2-yard rec.) &
RB Frank Gore (1-yard run) to pull away from Detroit.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/12/06: 49ers 19, Lions 13. Gore
rushes for 159 yards on 22 carries (7.2 avg.) & 1 TD (61 yards) in San
Francisco victory. K Joe Nedney adds 4 FGs (28, 23, 23, 47) for 49ers.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kenny Albert, Daryl
Johnston, Tony Siragusa (Field reporter).  SIRIUS: 128 (SF), 85 (Det.).
XM: 231 (Det.).


PASSING Ale. Smith: 83-126-965-7-1-104.1 (3L) Stafford: 119-187-1,436-13
RUSHING Gore: 94-400-4.3-3 Best: 72-353-4.9-2
RECEIVING V. Davis (TE): 22-263-12.0-3 Johnson: 29-451 (3C)-15.6-9 (1L)
OFFENSE 300.2 379.6
TAKE/GIVE +10 (1C) +7 (T3L)
DEFENSE 340.8 339.2 (3C)
SACKS Ald. Smith (R): 3.5 Vanden Bosch: 3
INTs Rogers: 3 (T1L) Houston: 3 (T1L)
PUNTING Lee: 51.6 (1C) Donahue (R): 42.7
KICKING Akers: 46 (16/16 PAT; 10/12 FG) Hanson: 51 (T1L) (18/18 PAT;
11/11 FG)


49ERS: Last week’s
48-3 win was largest margin of victory since SB XXIV (55-10)…QB ALEX SMITH
threw 3 TDs & had 127.2 rating last week. 49ers are 8-0 when Smith starts
& has 100+ rating. Ranks 2nd in NFC with 104.1 rating. Is 2-0 vs. Det. with
94.1 rating…RB FRANK GORE has 487 scrimmage yards (162.3 per game; 360
rush, 127 rec.) & 3 TDs in past 3 meetings. Since start of 2006, ranks 2nd
in NFL with 8,424 scrimmage yards (6,206 rush, 2,218 rec.)…TE VERNON DAVIS had
2 TDs last week. Since start of 2009, Davis has 23 TDs, most among NFL TEs. In
that time, Davis (2,142) has 2nd most rec. yards by NFL TE…Lead NFC with 14
takeaways & +10 turnover differential. Defense has not allowed 100-yard
rusher in 27 consecutive games, longest active streak. LB PATRICK WILLIS
had INT in last meeting. DE JUSTIN SMITH has 2 INTs in career vs. Det.,
his most vs. opp. Has started 160 consecutive games. CB CARLOS ROGERS had
31-yard INT-TD last week & aims for 4th in row with INT. Rookie LB
ALDON SMITH leads NFC rookies with 3.5 sacks. Aims for 3rd in row with
sack…LIONS: Are 5-0 for 1st time since 1956. Team is outscoring
opp. 109-23 after halftime. QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has 19 TD passes in past
7, tied with HOFer BOBBY LAYNE (1951) for most by Lion in any 7-game
span. In 2nd half/OT, Stafford leads NFL with 127 rating, completing 57 of 82
(69.5 pct.) for 679 yards with 8 TDs vs. 0 INTs…RB JAHVID BEST
rushed for career-high 163 yards last week & had 88-yard TD run, 2nd
longest in team history…WR CALVIN JOHNSON is 1st player in NFL history
with 9 rec. TDs in 1st 5 games of season. Had 73-yard TD last week, 5th career
70+ yard rec. TD. Since start of 2008, has 38 rec. TDs, most in NFL. TE
had TD catch last week. WR TITUS YOUNG is 3rd
among NFC rookies with 195 rec. yards (14 catches, 13.9 avg.)….Defense leads
NFC allowing 4.89 yards per 1st down play. DE CLIFF AVRIL has 7.5 sacks
in past 8 at home. DE WILLIE YOUNG aims for 3rd in row with sack. CB
ties for NFL lead with career-high 3 INTs.

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