The San Francisco 49ers have announced their full 2023 regular season slate complete with opponents, dates and times.
The composition of the schedule is determined by both the league’s rotating division system and San Francisco’s top four finish in 2022. In the upcoming season, the 49ers will face opponents from the NFC East and AFC North in cross-divisional play. The final nine games of the schedule are made up of San Francisco’s twice-a-year matchups with NFC West opponents and three additional games against other division champions from 2022. Those teams are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from the NFC South, the Minnesota Vikings from the NFC North and the Jacksonville Jaguars from the AFC South.
San Francisco will open up the season on the road for a third-straight year, kicking things off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 before traveling to Los Angeles for its first divisional bout of 2023 the following Sunday. Levi’s® Stadium is slated to welcome in the Faithful in Week 3 for the 49ers home opener versus the New York Giants on Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football.” This matchup is one of the 49ers five primetime games during the 2023 regular season. The other four include one contest on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” (Week 5 vs. Dallas Cowboys), another on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” (Week 7 vs. Vikings), one on ABC’s “Monday Night Football” (Week 16 vs. Baltimore Ravens) and an NBC holiday game (Week 12 vs. Seattle Seahawks).
Week 1 – Sunday, September 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers – 10:00 a.m. PT on FOX
- San Francisco is 12-10 all-time against the Steelers.
- The 49ers last played Pittsburgh at home during the 2019 campaign and are set to make their first appearance at Acrisure Stadium (formerly Heinz Field) since September of the 2015 season.
Week 2 – Sunday, September 17 at Los Angeles Rams – 1:05 p.m. PT on FOX
- The 49ers are riding an eight-game regular season win streak over the Rams heading into their Week 2 matchup.
- San Francisco leads the series 77-68-3 and is 1-1 in postseason meetings against LA.
Week 3 – Thursday, September 21 vs. New York Giants – 5:15 p.m. PT on Prime Video
- The last time the 49ers defeated the Giants at Levi’s® Stadium was in November of the 2017 season.
- The series between San Francisco and New York is tied 21-21, including regular and playoff games.
Week 4 – Sunday, October 1 vs. Arizona Cardinals – 1:25 p.m. PT on FOX
- San Francisco is looking to extend a two-game win streak over the Cardinals in 2023.