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NFL Preview Capsule: 49ers at Redskins

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OPENING LINE - 49ers by 41/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - San Francisco 6-0-1; Washington 3-4

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 17-10-1

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Redskins 27-24, Dec. 28, 2008

LAST WEEK - 49ers beat Browns 20-10; Redskins lost 23-0 to Bills

49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (6), PASS (31)

49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (1), PASS (21)

REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (26), PASS (16)

REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (14), RUSH (21), PASS (12)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - 49ers are first team since 1920 Buffalo All-Americans to rush for a TD and not allow a rushing TD in each of first seven games of a season. 49ers have won five straight, seek first six-game winning streak since 1997. Also looking to win first four road games for first time since 1992. The other three road wins also had 10 a.m. PT starts. San Francisco hasn't won four such games in a season since 1990 team went 5-0 when playing with 10 a.m. body clocks. ... 49ers have allowed league-low 107 points (15.3 per game) and rank first with 54 passes defended. Defense hasn't allowed 100-yard rusher in 29 consecutive games. ... 49ers QB Alex Smith has two interceptions, tied for fewest in NFL among those with at least 150 attempts. He ranks second in NFC with 104.9 rating in fourth quarter. ... 49ers outscoring opponents 64-38 in fourth quarter. 49ers RB Frank Gore fourth player since 1970 with 125-plus yards rushing and a rushing TD in four consecutive games, joining O.J. Simpson (1975), Terrell Davis (1998) and Larry Johnson (2005). ... 49ers LB Aldon Smith leads NFL rookies with 61/2 sacks and was NFL rookie of month for October. ... Former Redskins CB Carlos Rogers faces old team. Already has career-high three interceptions. ... Washington has three-game losing streak for 12th straight season, longest such active run of annual futility in NFL. ... QB John Beck makes third Redskins start. Is 0-6 in NFL career as starter; teams 0-8 in games he's played. Was sacked franchise-record 10 times last week. ... Redskins coming off first shutout in coach Mike Shanahan's 24 seasons as NFL coach or offensive coordinator. ... P Sav Rocca has put league-high 16 punts inside 20 and none of his 32 punts have gone for touchbacks. Only Tampa Bay's Michael Koenen has more punts (35) without touchback. ... Redskins' Fred Davis averaging 14.4 yards per catch, second among NFL tight ends. ... Washington's defense has 23 sacks, fifth most in league.

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