Opponent First Look: Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (3-0) visit Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers (1-2) on Sunday, with a 3:25 p.m. kickoff. We have the notes and a video preview.

GREEN BAY PACKERS (3-0) AT SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1-2)

Broadcast: FOX (3:25 p.m. Central): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (Green Bay), 82 (San Francisco). XM: 82 (San Francisco).

Last regular-season game: 9/8/13: Packers 28 at 49ers 34. San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick threw for 412 yards and 3 touchdowns (129.4 rating). 49ers WR Anquan Boldin had 13 catches for 208 yards and touchdown.

Referee: Terry McAulay

PACKERS NOTES

QB Aaron Rodgers leads NFL with 135.4 rating. Is one of two in NFL history with 10-plus touchdowns (10) and 0 INTs in first 3 games. Passed for 333 yards, 5 touchdowns, 0 INTs and 138.5 rating last week. Has 6 starts vs. San Francisco (including playoffs) with 13 touchdowns, 3 INTs and 103.7 rating…RB Eddie Lacy had rushing touchdown in only meeting…WR Randall Cobb had 7 catches for 91 yards and career-high 3 touchdowns last week. Has 100-plus receiving yards or touchdown in 7 consecutive games. Had 7 catches for 108 yards and touchdown in last meeting. WR James Jones had 7 catches for 139 yards and touchdown last week. Cobb and Jones tie for 2nd in NFL with 4 receiving touchdowns. Rookie WR Ty Montgomery played at Stanford. Had first career touchdown last week…LB Clay Matthews has 4.5 sacks in past 3 vs. San Francisco (including playoffs). Had 2 sacks in Week 3. LB Julius Peppers is only player in NFL history with 100-plus sacks (128) and 10-plus INTs (11). CB Sam Shields had 52-yard interception-touchdown in 2012 divisional playoff game at San Francisco (1/12/13). Had interception last week. DT Mike Daniels has 2.5 sacks in past 2. In past 2, LB Jayrone Elliott has sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery and interception.

49ERS NOTES

QB Colin Kaepernick has won all 3 starts vs. Green Bay, including 2 in playoffs. In those 3, has 101.3 rating (6 touchdowns, 2 interceptions) and 301 rushing yards (2 touchdowns). In 2 meetings at home, has 112.5 rating (5 touchdowns, 1 interception) and 203 rushing yards with 2 touchdowns…RB Carlos Hyde is one of two in NFL with 250-plus rushing yards (262) and 2-plus rush touchdowns (2). RB Reggie Bush is one of two active players with 5,000-plus rushing yards (5,473) and 450-plus receptions (466)…In last home game vs. Green Bay, WR Anquan Boldin had 13 catches for 208 yards and touchdown. In 7 career games vs. Green Bay (including playoffs), TE Vernon Davis has 7 touchdowns. Since entering NFL in 2006, has 62 touchdowns (including playoffs), third-most by a tight end. Since 2011, WR Torrey Smith is second in NFL with 16.9 receiving average (minimum 200 catches)…In past 4 meetings (including playoffs), LB Navorro Bowman has 35 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, interception and 5 passes defensed. LB Ahmad Brooks had 2 sacks and forced fumble in 2013 wild-card game vs. Green Bay (1/5/14). Has 5 sacks in past 5 vs. Green Bay (including playoffs). LB Aaron Lynch has sack in 5 of past 6 at home. S Eric Reid made NFL debut vs. Green Bay (9/8/13) and had interception.

PACKERS49ERS
SERIES LEADER 30-27-1  
STREAKS   Past 2
COACHES VS. OPP. Mike McCarthy: 3-4 Jim Tomsula: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 38-28 vs. Chiefs L 47-7 at Cardinals
PASSING Rodgers: 67-91-771-10 (1L)-0-135.4 (1L) Kaepernick: 59-91-567-2-4-71.1
RUSHING Lacy: 32-140-4.4-1 Hyde: 54-262 (3L)-4.9-2 (T3C)
RECEIVING Cobb: 20-245-12.3-4 (T2L) Boldin: 12-112-9.3-1
OFFENSE 377.0 320.0
TAKE/GIVE +3 (T3C) -4
DEFENSE 350.7 382.3
SACKS Daniels, Peppers: 2.5 6 tied: 1
INTs 3 tied: 1 Acker, Brock: 1
PUNTING Masthay: 45.1 Pinion (R): 45.7
KICKING Crosby: 28 (3C) (10/10 PAT; 6/6 FG) Dawson: 13 (4/4 PAT; 3/4 FG)

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