Game Day: Baltimore Ravens at San Francisco 49ers

Oct 18, 2015 at 12:00 AM


Today, the San Francisco 49ers (1-4) will host the Baltimore Ravens (1-4) at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

The Ravens are coming off of a 33-30 defeat against the Cleveland Browns. The 49ers are coming off of a 30-27 defeat against the New York Giants.


It has been 32 months since the 49ers and Ravens faced each other in Super Bowl XLVII. Much has changed for both teams. The Ravens' season has been plagued by injuries while a turmoil-filled offseason devastated the 49ers.

Only six current 49ers players started in that game. Two 49ers, WR Anquan Boldin and WR Torrey Smith, were with the Ravens at the time and the entire 49ers coaching staff is different. This marks the sixth overall meeting between the two clubs with San Francisco hosting Baltimore for the first time since 2007.

During the team's loss to the Giants, the 49ers rushed for 124 yards on 27 attempts (4.6 average). RB Carlos Hyde finished with 21 carries for 93 yards (4.4 average) and registered his third touchdown of the season.


Boldin registered eight receptions for 107 yards and one touchdown. It was his 37th career game with 100-or-more receiving yards. TE Garrett Celek registered his first career touchdown reception on a five-yard pass from QB Colin Kaepernick in the fourth quarter. The defense was highlighted by CB Tramaine Brock, who intercepted Giants QB Eli Manning in the end zone for his second interception of the season and ninth of his career.

"We're going to go out to San Francisco. It's going to be something that's going to be tough and challenging. It's a good football team. They have a lot of good players. We know a lot of those guys personally. We practiced against them last year. We know the team well. We have to go find a way to play our best and win the game, and that's all we need to be thinking about right now, and that's all we'll be focusing on." – Ravens head coach John Harbaugh

Both Boldin and Torrey Smith will be facing their old team for the first time during the regular season. Smith signed with the 49ers during the offseason. It is a team that knows him well and a team he knows well. He practiced against Ravens CB Jimmy Smith and will now be pitted against him in a game.

"I know Torrey so well. We're like brothers. I know his moves, he knows my moves. So, it's going to be fun out there. I'm pretty sure we're going to get out there and have some plays where we're actually just laughing at each other at the end. But, I think it's going to be a great matchup." – Ravens CB Jimmy Smith.

This is the first of two home games within 5 days for the 49ers. Following their matchup with the Ravens, the 49ers will have to begin preparing for a Thursday night game against the Seattle Seahawks.


49ers Inactives: WR Bruce Ellington, RB Reggie Bush, LB Gerald Hodges, G Brandon Thomas, G Ian Silberman, NT Mike Purcell, LB Corey Lemonier

Kickoff: Sunday, October 18 at 1:25 PM PT

Television: The game will be televised on CBS (Check 506 Sports to see if it is local)

Bay Area Radio: KGO 810 & The Bone 107.7 (Other radio affiliates)

Spanish Radio: KTRB 860

Australian Radio: Triple M

All-Time Matchup: Ravens lead series 4-1

Last Meeting: 2/3/13, Ravens win 34-31, at NO in Super Bowl XLVII

Current Streak: Lost 4

Betting: The Ravens are 2 point favorites.

NFL Fan Picks: 52% pick the 49ers to win according to Yahoo! Sports

49ers Fan Picks: Within our Pick 'em Contest, 77% believe the 49ers will win

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Injury Report

TeamPosPlayerInjuryStatus
49ers RB Reggie Bush Calf Doubtful
49ers LB Ahmad Brooks Not injury related, shoulder Questionable
49ers TE Vernon Davis Knee Questionable
49ers WR Bruce Ellington Calf Questionable
49ers LB Eli Harold Knee Questionable
49ers RB Carlos Hyde Foot Questionable
49ers G Brandon Thomas Ankle Questionable
49ers G Alex Boone Shoulder Probable
49ers LB NaVorro Bowman Not injury related Probable
49ers TE Vance McDonald Chest Probable
Ravens S Terrence Brooks Thumb Out
Ravens DE Chris Canty Calf Out
Ravens WR Breshad Perriman Knee Out
Ravens WR Darren Waller Concussion Out
Ravens CB Lardarius Webb Thigh Doubtful
Ravens LB Elvis Dumervil Thigh Questionable
Ravens RB Justin Forsett Ankle Questionable
Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore Calf Questionable
Ravens WR Chris Givens Ankle Questionable
Ravens WR Steve Smith Sr. Back Questionable
Ravens G Marshal Yanda Ankle Questionable
Ravens LB Daryl Smith Not injury related Probable

Game Averages (Rank)

Ravens 49ers
24.6 (10th)
Offense Pts
15.0 (32nd)
359.4 (12th)
Offense Yds
307.2 (29th)
241.4 (17th)
Offense Pass
178.2 (31st)
118.0 (15th)
Offense Rush
129.0 (6th)
27.4 (26th)
Defense Pts Allowed
28.0 (28th)
378.6 (24th)
Defense Yds Allowed
406.8 (31st)
278.2 (25th)
Defense Pass Allowed
298.8 (30th)
100.4 (14th)
Defense Rush Allowed
108.0 (17th)

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