San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers Recap
October 4, 2015
The Packers' defense keyed a win over the 49ers, as the unit limited San Francisco to just eight first downs and 196 yards of offense to help Green Bay improve to 4-0. Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers played an unexceptional but mistake-free game, finishing 22-of-32 for 224 yards and a touchdown despite the absense of several key receivers. Eddie Lacy added 90 rushing yards for the Packers, who gained 162 yards on the ground. The 49ers' Colin Kaepernick struggled for the second straight week, finishing 13-of-25 for 160 yards with one interception. Kaepernick failed to throw a touchdown for the third time in his four starts as the 49ers fell to 1-3.
Arizona Cardinals Vs. San Francisco 49ers Recap
September 27, 2015
The Cardinals' secondary intercepted San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick four times, helping Arizona to an easy win over the 49ers at University of Phoenix Stadium. The outcome was not in the balance for long, as the Cardinals took a 28-0 lead midway through the second quarter. The Cardinals got their first two scores on defense, as Justin Bethel and Tyrann Mathieu each returned interceptions for touchdowns in the first quarter. Chris Johnson, who rushed 22 times for 110 yards, ran for Arizona's next two scores. Carson Palmer threw two touchdown passes after halftime and finished 20-for-32 for 311 yards. The 49ers were outgained by nearly 300 yards.
View more News
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. San Francisco 49ers Recap
September 20, 2015
Showcasing a potent offense, the Steelers took a 29-3 halftime lead on their way to an unexpectedly easy win over the 49ers at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger was nearly perfect, as he was 21-for-27 for 369 yards and three touchdowns. Receiver Antonio Brown caught nine of those passes for 195 yards and one score. DeAngelo Williams ran for 77 yards and three more Steelers touchdowns. Pittsburgh possessed the ball for just 23 yards because their offense often scored so quickly. The 49ers gained 409 yards on offense, but most of that came after the game's outcome was decided. San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick threw for 335 yards and two touchdowns on 33-for-46 passing.