Tonight's game

January 03, 2000

San Francisco (4-11) at Atlanta (4-11)

Time: 9, chs. 2, 7.

Line: Falcons by 6 1/2.

Vs. spread: 49ers 4-11; Falcons 6-9.

Last week: 49ers lost to Redskins, 26-20, in OT. Falcons beat Cardinals, 37-14.

Series: 49ers lead 41-23-1.

Last meeting: 49ers won, 26-7, on Dec. 12, at San Francisco.

Outlook: San Francisco's win over Atlanta at 3Com Park three weeks ago ended an eight-game losing streak. Charlie Garner rushed for 169 yards that day, leading the 49ers to their only win in the past 12 weeks. But Garner might miss the rematch with a broken rib.

Injuries: 49ERS: Out: S Zack Bronson (foot-IR); QB Steve Young (concussion). Doubtful: DE Chike Okeafor (knee). Questionable: RB Charlie Garner (ribs). Probable: T Dave Fiore (flu); LB Anthony Peterson (finger); DT David Richie (flu); LB Lee Woodall (groin).

FALCONS: Out: LB Ruffin Hamilton (hamstring-IR). Doubtful: DE Lester Archambeau (ankle/knee). Questionable: CB Elijah Williams (ankle). Probable: WR Eugene Baker (shoulder); WR Chris Calloway (groin); TE Brian Kozlowski (knee); T Ephraim Salaam (knee/hip); DE Chuck Smith (knee); C Robbie Tobeck (quadriceps).

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