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Though strong defensive performances have helped guide San Francisco and Arizona to some success over the past two weeks, the 49ers' offense has picked up steam while the Cardinals' unit remains a work in progress under first-year coach Bruce Arians. The 49ers look for a fifth consecutive home victory over the Cardinals on Sunday in matchup of NFC West foes each trying for a third straight win. After yielding an average of 28.0 points over the first three games and being outscored 56-10 in consecutive losses to Seattle and Indianapolis, San Francisco (3-2) held a 69-14 scoring advantage in wins over St. Louis and Houston.
Despite missing defensive starters Aldon Smith (substance abuse rehab), Patrick Willis (groin) and Nnamdi Asomugha (knee) for the past two games, the 49ers have allowed one touchdown, 501 total yards and forced six turnovers after recording three in the previous three weeks. San Francisco ranks second in the NFL with 188.8 passing yards allowed per game and recorded three interceptions during last Sunday's 34-3 rout of Houston. Tramaine Brock twice intercepted Matt Schaub, the first of which he returned 18 yards for a TD three plays into the game.