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49ers-Cardinals: How to watch, stream, and listen to the Week 18 matchup

Jan 4, 2023 at 9:41 AM--

The San Francisco 49ers wrap up the 2022 regular season with an NFC West matchup as they host the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium. The Niners look to win their 10th-consecutive game and sweep the season series against the Cardinals for the first time since 2019. The 49ers lead the all-time series against the Cardinals, 33-29.

Previous game

The Niners earned their ninth win in a row on New Year's Day when they beat the Las Vegas Raiders in overtime, 37-34. QB Brock Purdy completed 22 of his 35 passing attempts for 284 yards and two touchdowns, one to WR Brandon Aiyuk and one to TE George Kittle. Aiyuk led the team in receiving, catching nine passes for a season-high 101 yards. RB Christian McCaffrey registered 121 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries, pushing him over 1,000 rushing yards on the season for the third time in his career. Rookie RB Jordan Mason also found the end zone on a 14-yard rush, giving him his first-career touchdown.

On defense, the 49ers intercepted Raiders QB Jarrett Stidham twice. DL Drake Jackson grabbed his first-career interception after DL Kerry Hyder Jr. deflected a Stidham pass, and S Tashaun Gipson Sr. grabbed his third interception of the season during the overtime period. LB Fred Warner tallied a team-high 12 tackles on the day.

K Robbie Gould hit all four of his extra point attempts and three of his four field goal attempts, including the game-winning 23-yard attempt in overtime.

The 49ers Communications staff provided the above breakdown.

Below is everything you need to know to follow the upcoming game.

When does the game start?

Sunday, January 8 at 1:25 p.m. PT

Where is the game being played?

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California

Who are the head coaches?

49ers: Kyle Shanahan
Cardinals: Kliff Kingsbury

What channel is the game on?

Network: FOX
Play-By-Play: Chris Myers
Color Analyst: Robert Smith
Sideline Reporter: Jen Hale

NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers can find the game on channel 713 on DirecTV.

What areas will receive the broadcast?

The broadcast will be viewable within the markets designated below for those without NFL Sunday Ticket.

Coverage map courtesy of

Where can I stream the game?

NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers can stream the game using the service's official mobile app. Additionally, NFL+ subscribers can stream the game in its entirety once the matchup has been completed.

Bay Area fans can stream the game through the official 49ers app or at

Where can I listen to the radio broadcast?

Bay Area fans can listen on KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM, and The Bone 107.7 FM, where Greg Papa and Tim Ryan will call the game.

Jesús Zárate and Mayra Gomez will call the game in Spanish. That broadcast can be listened to at

Arizona fans can listen on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, where Dave Pasch and Ron Wolfley will call the game.

NFL+ subscribers can listen to the game through that service.

Arizona: SiriusXM 113 or 383 and the SXM App
San Francisco: SiriusXM 83 or 229 and the SXM App

Game discussion

Fans can discuss the game within our Niner Talk forum.

How has this series played out historically?

Matchups: 62
Series Record: 49ers lead series 33-29
49ers Home Record vs. Cardinals: 49ers lead series 18-14
49ers Away Record vs. Cardinals: Series is tied 15-15
First Meeting: 11/18/51, Cardinals win 27-21, at SF*
Last Meeting: 11/21/22, 49ers win 38-10, at MC*
Current Streak: Won 1
Longest 49ers Win Streak: 5 – 3 times (Last 9/13/09 – 11/20/11)
Longest Cardinals Win Streak: 8 – (9/27/15 – 10/28/18)
Most 49ers Points: 56 (10/18/92): 49ers win 56-17, at SF
Most Cardinals Points: 34 – 2 times, (Last 9/10/06): Cardinals win 34-27, at Arz.
49ers Shutouts: None
Cardinals Shutouts: None
*Chicago Cardinals *Mexico City

49ers Notes

  • QB BROCK PURDY passed for a career-high 284 yards & had 2 TDs vs. INT for a 95.4 rating last week & became 5th rookie QB ever to win each of his 1st 4 career starts. Can join Justin Herbert (7 games in 2020) as the only rookie QBs ever with 2+ TD passes in 6 straight games.
  • RB CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY had 6 catches, 193 scrimmage yards (season-high 121 rush, 72 rec.) & rush TD in Week 17. Aims for his 6th in a row with TD. Has 1,801 scrimmage yards in 2022 & can become 1st player since HOFer LaDainian Tomlinson with 1,900+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his 1st 6 seasons. Has 439 career catches, the most by RB in 1st 6 seasons in NFL history.
  • TE GEORGE KITTLE had career-high 9th rec. TD of the season last week & aims for his 4th in a row with rec. TD. Has 5,225 career rec. yard & can surpass Travis Kelce (5,236) for 3rd-most rec. yards by TE in 1st 6 seasons all-time. Had 84 rec. yards & 2 rec. TDs in Week 11 meeting & had 101 rec. yards & rec. TD in the last home meeting.
  • WR BRANDON AIYUK had season highs in catches (9) & rec. yards (101) & a career-high 8th TD catch of the season in Week 17. Needs 44 rec. yards for 1st-career 1,000- yard season. Had 2 rec. TDs in Week 11 meeting & had a TD catch in the last home meeting.
  • DL NICK BOSA leads NFL with a career-high 17.5 sacks & ranks tied-2nd with 18 TFL in 2022. Can become 4th player since 1982 with a sack in 13+ games within a single season. Had a sack in Week 11 meeting & aims for his 4th in a row vs. Az. with TFL.
  • LB FRED WARNER aims for his 3rd in a row with 12+ tackles. Has 122 tackles in 2022 & is 1 of 2 (Bobby Wagner) with 115+ tackles in each of the past 5 seasons.
  • S TALANOA HUFANGA needs 8 tackles for 1st-career 100+ tackle season.

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