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POSTED September 21, 2012 10:36 p.m.

 

SAN FRANCISCO (2-0) At MINNESOTA (1-1)

Sunday, 10 a.m., FOX

OPENING LINE — 49ers by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD — San Francisco 2-0; Minnesota 0-2

SERIES RECORD — 49ers lead 22-21-1

AP PRO32 RANKING — 49ers No. 1; Vikings No. 27

LAST MEETING — Vikings beat 49ers 27-24, Sept. 27, 2009

LAST WEEK — 49ers beat Lions 27-19; Vikings lost to Colts 23-20

49ERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (13), RUSH (3), PASS (25)

49ERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (11), RUSH (6), PASS (19)

VIKINGS OFFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (14), PASS (13)

VIKINGS DEFENSE — OVERALL (12), RUSH (12), PASS (T10)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — 49ers WR Randy Moss plays first regular season game against Vikings, having played for them from 1998-2004 and briefly in 2010. ... Alex Smith's franchise-record streak is at 216 consecutive passes without an interception. Vikings have no interceptions in two games. ... Frank Gore needs one rushing attempt to pass friend and mentor Roger Craig for most in 49ers history with 1,686. Gore already all-time club leader in yards rushing with 7,826. 49ers have won seven straight games when he rushes for 100 or more yards. ... 49ers 10-0 under coach Jim Harbaugh when outgaining opponent in total yards. ... Vernon Davis has 29 touchdowns for 49ers since 2009, tied for most in NFL by TE. Davis had seven catches, 96 yards and two scores against Vikings in 2009. ... Smith and Vikings QB Christian Ponder have each completed only five passes of 20-plus yards, none longer than 29. ... Neither team's kicker, David Akers of 49ers or Blair Walsh of Vikings, has missed field goal or extra point yet. ... Vikings have won four of last five games in series, including 2009 victory on Brett Favre's back-of-the-end-zone 32-yard touchdown pass to Greg Lewis with 2 seconds left. ... 49ers have won four of five playoff meetings between teams, last coming in 1997. ... Vikings have won four in row at home against 49ers, last losing in 1992. ... Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's longest run is 19 yards. Since 2009, 49ers have allowed NFL-best 3.52 yards per carry. ... Vikings WR Percy Harvin tied for second in league with 18 receptions. With 236 career catches, he has chance to break franchise record for most receptions in first four seasons with team held by Moss with 308. ... After tying for NFL lead with 54 sacks last year, Vikings have four and just one by lineman, Everson Griffen.

 

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