» Last meeting:Frank Gore rushed for 130 yards and a touchdown to lead the Niners past the Lions, 31-13, in Week 3 last season.
» Streaks: The 49ers have won 11 of the past 12, and have a 34-27-1 overall series edge, including the playoffs.
» Last week: San Francisco went into Philadelphia and left a 27-13 loser. ... Detroit played tough, but gave up a late touchdown in a 31-24 loss to Arizona.
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Mike Singletary's building of the program: Despite the fact San Francisco will miss the playoffs for the seventh consecutive season, it is making strides under Singletary. A strong finish would give the Niners continued optimism heading into next season.
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