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49ers-Cowboys: How to watch, stream, and listen to the Divisional Round playoff matchup

Jan 17, 2023 at 3:56 PM--

The San Francisco 49ers return to the NFC Divisional Round for the third time in four seasons as they host the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium. This game marks the ninth playoff matchup all-time between the two teams, with San Francisco winning each of the previous two postseason meetings.

Previous game

The 49ers enter the Divisional Round coming off a 41-23 victory against the Seattle Seahawks. The offense was led by the triple threat of RB Christian McCaffrey, QB Brock Purdy, and WR Deebo Samuel. McCaffrey registered 119 rushing yards on 15 carries and saw one of his two receptions go for a touchdown. Purdy completed 18 of his 30 passing attempts for 332 yards and three touchdowns while also running in a one-yard touchdown. Samuel hauled in six passes for 133 yards, including a 74-yard touchdown reception. RB Elijah Mitchell caught two passes for 25 yards and caught a seven-yard touchdown pass from Purdy.

On the defensive side of the ball, the Niners forced two takeaways on the night. DL Charles Omenihu registered two sacks, including a strip-sack on Seahawks QB Geno Smith, which DL Nick Bosa recovered. DL Arik Armstead also got to Smith in the backfield, earning his first sack of the postseason. DB Deommodore Lenoir registered his first postseason interception, and LB Dre Greenlaw led the team in tackles with 11.

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 22 at 3:30 p.m. PT

Where is the game being played?

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California

Who are the head coaches?

49ers: Kyle Shanahan
Cowboys: Mike McCarthy

What channel is the game on?

Network: FOX
Play-By-Play: Kevin Burkhardt
Color Analyst: Greg Olsen
Sideline Reporter: Erin Andrews
Sideline Reporter: Tom Rinaldi

What areas will receive the broadcast?

All playoff games will be televised nationally.

Where can I stream the game?

You can stream the game on, NFL+, the Fox Sports app, or the NFL mobile app.

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

Dallas area fans can listen on 105.3 THE FAN, where Brad Sham and Babe Laufenberg will call the game.

Nationally, fans can listen to the game via Westwood One Sports, where Ryan Radtke and Mike Golic will call the game.

Dallas: SiriusXM 82 or 225 and the SXM App
San Francisco: SiriusXM 83 or 227 and the SXM App

Game discussion

Fans can discuss the game within our Niner Talk forum.

How has this series played out historically?

  • Matchups: 38
  • Postseason Matchups: 8
  • Series Record: Cowboys lead series 19-18-1
  • Postseason Series Record: Cowboys lead series 5-3
  • 49ers Home Record vs. Cowboys: Cowboys lead series 10-9
  • 49ers Postseason Home Record vs. Cowboys: Cowboys lead series 3-2
  • 49ers Away Record vs. Cowboys: Cowboys lead series 9-9-1
  • 49ers Postseason Away Record vs. Cowboys: Cowboys lead series 2-1
  • First Meeting: 11/20/60, 49ers win 26-14, at Dal.
  • First Postseason Meeting: 1/3/71, Cowboys win 17-10, at SF (NFC-C)
  • Last Meeting: 12/20/20, Cowboys win 41-33, at Dal.
  • Last Postseason Meeting: 1/16/21, 49ers win 23-17, at Dal. (NFC-C)
  • Current Streak: Lost 3
  • Current Postseason Streak: Won 2
  • Longest 49ers Win Streak: 6 (10/11/81 – 11/11/90)
  • Longest Postseason 49ers Win Streak: 2 (1/15/95 - 1/16/21)
  • Longest Cowboys Win Streak: 5 (12/23/72 – 10/12/80)
  • Longest Postseason Cowboys Win Streak: 3 [(1/3/71), Cowboys win 17-10, at SF (NFC-C) - (12/23/72), Cowboys win 30-28, at SF (NFC-D)]
  • Most 49ers Points: 45 (10/11/81): 49ers win 45-14, at SF
  • Most Postseason 49ers Points: 38, (1/15/95), 49ers win 38-28, at SF (NFC-C)
  • Most Cowboys Points: 59 (10/12/80): Cowboys win 59-14, at Dal.
  • Most Postseason Cowboys Points: 38, (1/23/94), Cowboys win 38-21, at Dal. (NFC-C)
  • 49ers Shutouts: None
  • Postseason 49ers Shutouts: None
  • Cowboys Shutouts: None
  • Postseason Cowboys Shutouts: None

49ers Notes

  • QB BROCK PURDY became 1st rookie QB ever with 4 total TDs (3 pass, 1 rush) in a playoff game. Passed for 332 yards in NFC-WC vs. Sea., the most by a rookie in 1st playoff game since 1937 (HOFer Sammy Baugh).
  • RB CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY had 136 scrimmage yards (119 rush, 17 rec.) & TD catch in NFC-WC vs. Sea. Aims for his 3rd in a row in playoffs with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD & aims for his 8th in a row with TD, incl. playoffs. Ranked 3rd in NFL with 1,880 scrimmage yards (1,139 rush, 741 rec. - most among RBs), ranked 2nd among RBs with 85 catches & was 1 of 2 (Austin Ekeler) with 5+ rush TDs (8) & 5+ rec. TDs (5) in 2022.
  • RB ELIJAH MITCHELL rushed for 96 yards & TD in 2021 NFC-WC at Dal. (1/16/22).
  • TE GEORGE KITTLE had 60 catches for 765 yards (5th-most among TEs) & career-high 11 rec. TDs (2nd-most among TEs) in 2022. Had 4 games with 2 rec. TDs in 2022, the most by TE in a season since 2015.
  • WR BRANDON AIYUK had 73 rec. yards in NFC-WC vs. Sea. & has 65+ rec. yards in 3 of his 4 career playoff games. Aims for his 3rd in a row, incl. playoffs, vs. Dal. with 5+ catches & 65+ rec. yards. Set career highs with 78 receptions, 1,015 rec. yards & 8 rec. TDs in 2022.
  • WR DEEBO SAMUEL had 165 scrimmage yards (133 rec., 32 rush) & TD catch in NFC-WC vs. Sea. Has 685 scrimmage yards (414 rec., 271 rush - 97.9 per game) & 3 TDs (2 rec., 1 rush) in 7 career playoff games. Had 110 scrimmage yards (72 rush, 38 rec.) & rush TD in 2021 NFC-WC at Dal. (1/16/22).
  • DL NICK BOSA had 5 tackles, TFL & FR in NFC-WC vs. Sea. Has 8 sacks & 6 TFL in 7 career playoff games. Became 1st SF player since 1982 to lead NFL in sacks (career-high 18.5) & ranked tied-2nd with 19 TFL in 2022. Became 4th player since 1982 with sacks in 13+ games (13) within a single season.
  • DL CHARLES OMENIHU had 2 sacks & FF in NFC-WC vs. Sea. Had 1.5 sacks & FF in 2021 NFC-WC at Dal. (1/16/22).
  • DL ARIK ARMSTEAD had a sack in NFC-WC vs. Sea. Has 6 sacks in 7 career playoff games. Aims for his 3rd in a row, incl. playoffs, vs. Dal. with a sack.
  • LB FRED WARNER led the team with 130 tackles, his 5th-straight 100+ tackle season & had a career-high 10 PD in 2022. Has 5+ tackles in each of 1st 7 career playoff games.
  • LB DRE GREENLAW led the team with 11 tackles in NFC-WC vs. Sea. Had career highs in tackles (127) & PD (6) in 2022.
  • CB CHARVARIUS WARD had a career-high 87 tackles & 11 PD in 2022.
  • S TALANOA HUFANGA set career highs in tackles (95), PD (9), TFL (5) & INTs (4) in 2022.


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