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49ers vs. Commanders: How to watch, stream, and listen to the Week 17 matchup

Dec 27, 2023 at 2:44 PM--

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The San Francisco 49ers head to Washington D.C. for their last road trip of the 2023 regular season as they take on the Commanders at FedExField. This matchup marks the 36th all-time between the two teams and the first time the 49ers have visited the Commanders since 2019. San Francisco looks to earn a win against Washington in consecutive seasons and their 23rd overall in the series.

Previous game

The 49ers are coming off a 33-19 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Offensively, RB Christian McCaffrey led the way with 131 yards from scrimmage, including a nine-yard touchdown run. TE George Kittle led all receivers with 126 yards on seven catches, while WR Brandon Aiyuk added 113 yards on six catches. QB Brock Purdy threw for 255 yards on the evening, pushing his season total to 4,050 passing yards, which makes him the third QB in franchise history to throw for 4,000 yards in a season. QB Sam Darnold completed eight of his 14 passing attempts for 81 yards and found WR Ronnie Bell for a 12-yard touchdown.

Defensively, DL Javon Hargrave brought down Ravens QB Lamar Jackson once, while DL Randy Gregory and DL Chase Young split a sack of Jackson. LB Fred Warner registered 10 tackles and two passes defensed, and LB Dre Greenlaw led the unit with 12 tackles.

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, December 31 at 10:00 a.m. PT

Where is the game being played?

FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland

Who are the head coaches?

49ers: Kyle Shanahan
Commanders: Ron Rivera

What channel is the game on?

Network: FOX
Play-By-Play: Adam Amin
Color Analyst: Mark Schlereth
Sideline Reporter: Kristina Pink

Those outside broadcast areas can watch via NFL Sunday Ticket on YouTube TV or YouTube Premium. Purchasing the package is required.

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 YouTube TV app. Those who purchased through YouTube Premium can watch via the YouTube 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?

49ers Radio
Bay Area fans can listen on KGO 810 AM and The Bone 107.7 FM, where Greg Papa and Tim Ryan will call the game.

Jesús Zárate and Carlos Yustis will call the game in Spanish. That broadcast can be heard at

Commanders Radio
SF: 99 or 389
WAS: 111 or 233

Game discussion

Fans can discuss the game within our Niner Talk forum.

How has this series played out historically?

Matchups: 35
Series Record: 49ers lead series 22-12-1
49ers Home Record vs. Washington: 49ers lead series 13-4-1
49ers Away Record vs. Washington: 49ers lead series 9-8
First Meeting: 11/16/52, 49ers win 23-17, at Was.
Last Meeting: 12/24/22, 49ers win 37-20, at SF
Current Streak: Won 1
Longest 49ers Win Streak: 7 (11/21/88 – 9/14/98)
Longest Washington Win Streak: 3 (11/11/73 – 10/29/78)
Most 49ers Points: 45 (9/14/98): 49ers win 45-10, at Was.
Most Washington Points: 38 (10/29/78): Washington wins 38-20, at Was.
49ers Shutouts: 1 (10/20/19), 49ers win 9-0, at Was.
Washington Shutouts: 1 (11/13/55), Washington wins 7-0, at Was.

49ers Notes

  • QB BROCK PURDY leads NFL in rating (112.2) & ranks 2nd in both TD passes (29) & pass yards (4,050) in 2023. Can become 1st player ever with 7 games with 130+ rating in single season. Has 3+ TD passes & 135+ rating in 3 of his past 4 on road. Had 2 TD passes vs. INT for 114.6 rating in last meeting.
  • RB CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY had 6 catches, 131 scrimmage yards (103 rush, 28 rec.) & 14th rush TD of season last week. Has 505 catches in 90 career games & became fastest RB to 500 catches in NFL history. Leads NFL in scrimmage yards (1,932), & rush yards (1,395) & ranks tied-1st in scrimmage TDs (career-high 21). Needs 68 scrimmage yards for 2nd-career 2,000-yard season (2,392 in 2019 w/ Car.). Leads NFL with 12 games with 100+ scrimmage yards in 2023 & aims for his 9th in row with 100+ scrimmage yards. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Was. with TD.
  • WR BRANDON AIYUK had 6 catches for 113 yards last week, his 6th game with 100+ rec. yards in 2023. Has career-high 1,203 rec. yards this season.
  • WR DEEBO SAMUEL has 1,103 scrimmage yards (834 rec., 179 rush) in 2023, his 2nd-career 1,000-yard season. Aims for his 5th in row on road with TD.
  • TE GEORGE KITTLE had 7 catches for 126 yards last week, his 17th-career 100-yard game. Leads all TEs with 991 rec. yards in 2023 & aims for his 3rd-career 1,000-yard season. Had 6 catches for 120 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting.
  • DL NICK BOSA had season-high 3 TFL last week. Has 3 sacks, 6 TFL & FF in 2 career games vs. Was.
  • DL CHASE YOUNG was selected No. 2 overall in 2020 by Was. & had 14 sacks & 19 TFL in 34 games (2020-23) with team.
  • LB FRED WARNER has 4th-straight season with 125+ tackles (126).
  • CB CHARVARIUS WARD leads NFL with 22 PD in 2023.

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