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Cardinals vs. 49ers fact sheet: history, stats, connections

A look at some information about the two teams that match up today.


The 3-2 Arizona Cardinals and the 3-2 San Francisco 49ers face off at Candlestick Park today. The game is important for both teams as it is a divisional game. Let us look at the history between the two teams, the stats and the player connections they have.


The Cardinals are 17-26 overall against the Niners. San Fran has won seven of the last eight times they have played. Other than 2011, one team has swept the other dating back to 2007.


San Francisco has given up more points than the Cardinals -- but they have amassed 113 points compared to the 91 points the Cardinals have scored.

Offensively, the 49ers are 31st in the league in passing yards allowed. They sixth against the run.

The Cardinals are 30th overall with the their offense, 23rd in rushing offense and 22nd in passing.

Defensively, Arizona is 15th overall and San Fran is fifth. Arizona is third against the run, while the Niners are second against the pass.

Both teams are even in the turnover department.


On the 49ers, the have guard Adam Snyder and receiver Anquan Boldin. who both played for the Cardinals. That's it.