49ers vs. Rams Game Report
RAMS: Club averaging 282 passing yards & 23.7 1st downs per game, tops in NFL. Offense has posted 30+ points in past 4 games……QB MARC BULGER has 11-2 (.833) record as starter & 5-2 mark vs. NFC West. Leads NFL starters avg. 284.7 passing yards per game. Ranks 4th in NFL with 107.1 passer rating on 3rd downs......RB MARSHALL FAULK could see 1st action since Week 3 vs. Sea. Has 10 TDs in past 7 games vs. SF. Has 121 career TDs & needs 4 to tie WALTER PAYTON (125) for 6th all-time. Has 6,050 career receiving yards & needs 27 to pass RONNIE HARMON (6,076) for 2nd-most among RBs in NFL history. Rookie free agent ARLEN HARRIS had career-high 3 TDs last week...... WR ISAAC BRUCE has 82 career receptions vs. SF (1,241 yards), his most vs. any club. Has 39 receptions for 599 yards in '03. WR TORRY HOLT has 21 career 100-yard games & needs 100 yards to pass MARVIN HARRISON (21) for 5th most 100-yard games in 1st 5 seasons. Has 5,866 career receiving yards & needs 147 to pass JACK SNOW (6,012) in 4th in club history……DE LEONARD LITTLE seeks sack in 3rd consecutive game vs. SF & has 3.0 sacks in past 2 vs. 49ers……49ERS: QB JEFF GARCIA has 11-6 (.647) record in past 17 division games, completing 62.7 pct. (325 of 518) for 3,513 yards, 28 TDs, 11 INTs for 91.8 passer rating. Has 1,459 career rushing yards & needs 41 for 1,500 career……RB GARRISON HEARST has 16 100-yard games with SF & club is 15-1 (.938) in those contests. Had 116 yards rushing (1 TD) in last home game vs. Rams. RB KEVAN BARLOW has 351 yards rushing & 49ers are only club with 2 350-yard rushers……WR TERRELL OWENS has 4 100-yard receiving games vs. Rams, his most vs. any opponent. SF is 12-2 (.857) in past 14 when Owens posts 100 yards receiving. Has 3 career TD catches of 75+ yards, tied for 3rd-most among active players. WR TAI STREETS leads club with 4 TD catches……Defense ranks 3rd in NFL with 22 sacks & posted their 2003-high 5 in last meeting......DT BRYANT YOUNG had 1st sack of season last week.
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