NFL PREVIEW: WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM (5-7) AT SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (5-7)
WEEK 14 // SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2020 // 4:25 PM ET //STATE FARM STADIUM // REFEREE: CARL CHEFFERS
REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY:
LEADER: 49ers lead all-time series, 18-10-1
STREAKS: 49ers have won 5 of past 6
LAST GAME: 10/20/19: 49ers 9 at Washington 0
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/23/14: 49ers 17, Washington 13 (San Francisco)
QB ALEX SMITH passed for 296 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 92.3 rating last week. Has 30+ completions in 2 of his past 3 on road. Was selected No. 1 overall in 2005 draft by SF & passed for 14,280 yards & 81 TDs in 80 games (2005-12). • RB ANTONIO GIBSON (rookie) has 8 rush TDs in his past 6. Ranks tied-3rd in NFL in rush TDs (11) & ranks 3rd among rookies in rush yards (659). RB J.D. MCKISSIC set career highs in receptions (10) & rec. yards (70) last week. Is 1 of 3 RBs (MIKE DAVIS & ALVIN KAMARA) with 6+ games (6) of 5+ receptions this season. Ranks 2nd among RBs in receptions (career-high 56) & rec. yards (career-high 408) this season. • WR TERRY MCLAURIN is 1 of 3 NFC WRs (DAVANTE ADAMS & DEANDRE HOPKINS) with 7 games of 7+ receptions this season. Has career-high 71 receptions for 977 yards in 2020. Can become 1st Was. WR with 1,000+ rec. yards in single season since 2016 (PIERRE GARCON & DESEAN JACKSON). TE LOGAN THOMAS had career-high 9 receptions for career-high 98 yards & rec. TD last week. Has career highs in catches (43), rec. yards (426) & rec. TDs (5) this season. WR CAM SIMS had careerhigh 5 receptions for 92 yards last week. • LB JON BOSTIC led team with 10 tackles & had 3rd-career INT last week. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. SF with 7+ tackles. DE MONTEZ SWEAT had career-high 3 PD in Week 13. Is 1 of 3 DL (CALAIS CAMPBELL & J.J. WATT) with 3 PD in single game this season. DE CHASE YOUNG leads all rookies with 4.5 sacks & 7 TFL this season. Rookie S KAMREN CURL aims for his 6th in row with 8+ tackles.
QB NICK MULLENS passed for 316 yards & 3 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 95.7 rating last week, his 4th-career game with 300+ pass yards & 3rd-career game with 3+ TD passes. • RB RAHEEM MOSTERT has 75+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his past 4 at home. RB JEFF WILSON had 59 scrimmage yards (47 rush, 12 rec.) last week. Has 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 6. FB KYLE JUSZCZYK had 1st rec. TD of season last week, his 9th-career TD catch. • WR BRANDON AIYUK (rookie) had 5 receptions for team-high 95 yards & rec. TD last week. Aims for his 4th in row with TD catch & 5th in row with 5+ receptions & 75+ rec. yards. WR DEEBO SAMUEL had 6 receptions for 73 yards last week. Aims for his 5th in row with 5+ catches & 60+ rec. yards. TE JORDAN REEDhad 3rd TD catch of season last week. Had 329 receptions for 3,371 yards & 24 TDs in 65 games (2013-18) with Was. • LB FRED WARNER had 2nd-career FR last week. Leads team with 91 tackles & needs 9 tackles for 3rd-consecutive 100+ tackle season. LB DRE GREENLAW aims for his 9th in row with 6+ tackles. DL KERRY HYDER has 3 sacks, 4 TFL & FR in his past 3 & aims for his 4th in row with TFL. Had sack in his last game vs. Was. (12/29/19 w/ Dal.). DL ARIK ARMSTEAD had sack in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Was. with TFL. DL DION JORDAN had 2nd sack of season & 3rd-career FF last week. CB RICHARD SHERMAN has 36 INTs since 2011, most in NFL. CB JASON VERRETT had career-high 11 tackles in Week 13. Had PD in 2 of his past 3. DB JIMMIE WARD has 4+ tackles in each of 1st 11 games this season.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (4:25 PM ET): TBD SIRIUS: 133 (Was), 81 (SF) | XM: 382 (Was), 226 (SF)