Gameday: San Francisco 49ers at San Diego Chargers

Aug 29, 2013 at 12:01 AM--




Tonight, the San Francisco 49ers will travel to San Diego to play the Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in the team's final preseason game. As is typically the case during the final preseason game of the year, most starters will see little to no playing time. With the final roster cuts coming up on Saturday, backups will be fighting for jobs on each team and trying to catch other teams' eyes should they not make the 49ers or Chargers rosters.

This is Mike McCoy's first season as the head coach of the Chargers. Last season, the Chargers finished 7-9, missing the playoffs for a third consecutive season. The Chargers also have a familiar face at offensive coordinator in Ken Whisenhunt, who spent the previous six seasons at the helm of the Arizona Cardinals.

The Chargers are coming off of a 24-7 win over the Cardinals on Saturday.


This week, it was announced that Eric Reid, the safety selected by the 49ers in the first round of the NFL Draft, would be starting for the team next to veteran Donte Whitner. In addition to that, Nnamdi Asomugha won the 3rd cornerback battle. There is also a battle going on between B.J. Daniels and Seneca Wallace for the third quarterback position. It was reported earlier this week that Colt McCoy would likely be Colin Kaepernick's backup during the regular season. It was rumored earlier in the week that the team was looking to trade McCoy, who took a pay cut to remain with the team.

The 49ers are coming off of a decisive 34-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

Tonight's matchup will mark the 12th straight year that the Chargers and 49ers have closed out the preseason against each other.

The game kicks off at 7:00 PM PT and, as usual, you can visit 49erswebzone.com for the latest news and updates during and after the game.

The game will be televised locally in the Bay Area on CBS (KPIX) and nationally on NFL Network.

Within Sportstacular, a popular mobile phone scores application, 83% of fans believe that the 49ers will win this game.

You can follow the game live on NFL.com's Game Center.

You can also discuss the game with fans in the 49erswebzone.com forums. Become a fan of 49erswebzone.com on Facebook and Google+ or follow us on Twitter.

Article photo by John Rieger of USA Today Sports





More San Francisco 49ers News



San Francisco 49ers projected 2021 depth chart: Post-draft

By Kirk Larrabee
Apr 29, 2021

How will the 49ers' depth chart look as the NFL Draft moves on? That's a question we'll attempt to answer here. It's a bit difficult at this time of the year to accurately project a depth chart, given how many players are new to the team, how many will come and go in the weeks ahead, and how many positions may shift down the line. There's an awful lot of guesswork going on here, but we'll give it a try based on who is on the roster at the moment. The 49ers will release their first unofficial depth chart at some point in the weeks or months ahead. We'll be making updates to this chart as the NFL Draft concludes and more players are added to the 49ers. Be sure to check back for updates. Offense QUARTERBACK 1.



San Francisco 49ers 2021 offseason schedule announced

By Site Staff
May 6, 2021

The NFL released the dates for offseason programs, including the individual schedules for all 32 NFL teams. Below are the dates for the San Francisco 49ers' offseason program. More details, including media availability, will be announced at later dates. Rookie Minicamp: May 14-16 OTA Offseason Workouts: May 24-25 May 27 June 1-2 June 4 June 7-8 June 10 Mandatory Minicamp: June 15-17 The NFL is currently in Phase One (April 19-May 14) of the offseason program, limited to strength and conditioning, virtual meetings, and physical rehabilitation only. Phase Two (May 17-21) can include



Final 49ers Mock Draft Roundup

By Justin Wong
Apr 28, 2021

The 2021 NFL Draft is a three-day event from April 29th to May 1st that will be hosted in Cleveland, Ohio. A select number of draft prospects will be invited to Cleveland to walk across the stage and shake hands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL Draft will also feature draft prospects participating remotely across the country. Last month, the 49ers arguably made their most aggressive move since trading Joe Montana, as they gave up multiple picks to jump from No. 12 to No. 3 in this year's NFL Draft. The first Mock Draft Roundup I compiled of analysts' projected picks for San Francisco featured primarily defensive players, but NFL pundits have now



Why Trey Lance Will Be the No. 3 Pick to 49ers

By Rohan Chakravarthi
Apr 29, 2021

I know. I'm being bold with my prediction. But with just hours before Roger Goodell steps up to the podium and announces who the third pick will be, Trey Lance seems to be the selection. For the last month, betting odds have wavered, starting with Mac Jones as the heavy favorite once the trade was announced, then going to Justin Fields after his second pro day, and then once again becoming Mac Jones, before Trey Lance took over as the favorite on April 29th, just hours before the pick will be made. The Press Conference During the daunting press conference on


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone