49ers’ first two regular season games revealed, both road contests


(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)


We’ll know the 49ers’ entire schedule by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, but their opponents for Weeks 1 and 2 have already trickled out.

San Francisco will open the season in Detroit for an early 10 a.m. kickoff on Sept. 12 against the Lions, the team announced on Wednesday morning. Here’s an interesting fact: The last two times the 49ers have opened their season vs. the Lions — in 1981 and 1984 — they went on to win the Super Bowl.

The Week 1 will be an interesting one, featuring old friend Jared Goff in his first start as Lions quarterback, with new coach Dan Campbell at the helm.

The 49ers will stay on the road in Week 2, and head to Philadelphia for a matchup with the Eagles on Sept. 19, another 10 a.m. start, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. It stands to reason that the 49ers will stay over on the East Coast during the week, something they have done in previous years under Shanahan.

Though we won’t know the specifics for a few hours, here are the other teams the 49ers will play in 2021:

Home Games

Green Bay, Minnesota, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Houston and NFC West (Arizona, Seattle, Los Angeles Rams).

Road Games

Chicago, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Cincinnati and NFC West (Arizona, Seattle, Los Angeles Rams).

 

Win!

Headlines

New Petty Documentary Coming

The 89-minute documentary covers 1993 through 1995 when Petty worked with producer Rick Rubin on his “Wildflowers” album.

KISS Farewell Tour To End In 2022

That’s according to longtime manager Doc McGhee, who says the tour will wrap up “some time at the end of next year” – though the band hasn’t “locked in a date yet.”

Stay connected

 

Subscribe to The Bone's weekly eblast to get the latest on contests, events and exclusives from your favorite 107.7 personalities and artists.