Packers hit the road to challenge 49ers in team’s first visit to Levi’s Stadium
SAN FRANCISCO — The Green Bay Packers take their second road trip of the season to face the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 4th. You’ll be able to watch the game only on FOX6 starting at 3:25 p.m. This will be the first time the Packers will play at Levi’s Stadium.
The Packers are 3-0 for the first time since 2011 when they started 13-0. It is the third 3-0 start under Head Coach Mike McCarthy (4-0, 2007) — and the Packers are one of seven teams still undefeated this season.
According to Packers.com, for the third time in the last five seasons, Green Bay has scored over 95 points in its first three games (96 in 2013 and 2015, 99 in 2011). From 1970 to 2010, the Packers only surpassed 95 points in their first three games once (115 in 1996).
Four of the last six contests between Green Bay and San Francisco have been decided by eight points or less (including playoffs).
Dating back to 1970, the Packers have played the 49ers (30) the second most (St. Louis, 31) among teams it has not been in a division with
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has started against San Francisco six times (including playoffs), completing 147 of 221 passes for 1,712 yards, 13 touchdowns, three interceptions and a passer rating of 103.7. Rodgers’ six starts against San Francisco are tied for the most he has made against a non-division team (Seattle).
The 49ers have won each of the last four matchups (including playoffs), but the Packers had won the previous eight against San Francisco.