Thursday Night Football: 49ers at Titans (7:20 CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Thursday Night Football: 49ers at Titans (7:20 CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

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Despite Week 15 just wrapping up two days ago with the Tuesday double-feature, the San Francisco 49ers and Tennessee Titans will get Week 16 underway tonight on Thursday Night Football in Nashville.

Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers can clinch a playoff berth with a win tonight against the Titans, while Tennessee is in the thick of a division race with the Indianapolis Colts, who are just a game behind them in the AFC South. The 49ers won’t have a shot at the NFC West title as Arizona and Los Angeles have a stranglehold on that battle with three games to play, but Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers can lock up a wild card and have seeding to play for down the stretch.

I have to be honest here, I don’t care much for San Francisco, but I’d love to see them help out Jonathan Taylor and the Colts by knocking off the Titans in this one. To me, Jonathan Taylor’s season has been one of the most entertaining in the entire league, and I’d love to see what he can do in the playoffs.

Game Info

San Francisco 49ers (8-6, 3rd NFC West) at Tenessee Titans (9-5, 1st AFC South) – NFL Network (Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Pam Oliver, Kristina Pink), Westwood One (Ian Eagle, Tony Boselli)

Kickoff Time: 7:20 p.m. CT
 Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tn.
Referee: Shawn Hochuli
Odds: SF -3, O/U 45 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Game Thread

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49ers: Kyle Shanahan (37-41) vs. Titans: Mike Vrabel (38-24)

Starting QBs and Projected Game Stats

49ers: Jimmy Garoppolo: 20/31, 245 passing yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 3 carries, 3 rushing yards


Titans: Ryan Tannehill: 21/32, 236 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 4 carries, 18 rushing  yards

Week 16 projected stats via ESPN projections

49ers Projected Starters

•   QB Jimmy Garoppolo
•   RB Jeff Wilson
•   WRs Deebo Samuel, Brandon Aiyuk
•   TE George Kittle
•   LT Trent Williams, LG Laken Tomlinson, C Alex Mack, RG Daniel Brunskill, RT Compton

•   LDE Samson Ebukam, LDT Arik Armstead, RDT D.J. Jones, RDE Nick Bosa
•   SAM Azeez Al-Shaair, MIKE Fred Warner, WILL Marcell Harris
•   LCB Donte Johnson, RCB Josh Norman
•   FS Jimmie Ward, SS Jaquiski Tartt

•   Robbie Gould (kicker), Mitch Wishnowsky (punter, holder), Taybor Pepper (long snapper), JaMycal Hasty, Brandon Aiyuk (kick and punt returns)

Titans Projected Starters

•   QB Ryan Tannehill
•   RB D’Onta Foreman, Jeremy McNichols
•   WR Julio Jones, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine
•   TE MyCole Pruitt
•   LT Kendall Lamm, LG Aaron Brewer, C Ben Jones, RG Nate Davis, RT David Quessenberry

•   DE Denico Autry, NT Teair Tart, DT Jeffery Simmons
•   OLB Bud Dupree, Harold Landry III, ILB Rashaan Evans, Jayon Brown
•   CB Jackrabbit Jenkins, Kristian Fulton
•   S Kevin Byard, Amani Hooker

•   Randy Bullock (kicker), Brett Kern (punter, holder), Morgan Cox (long snapper), Dontrell Hilliard, Chester Rogers (kick and punt returns)



Author: Patrick K. Flowers

Patrick is the Lead NFL Writer at Bleacher Nation. You can follow him on Twitter @PatrickKFlowers.