SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers will add another chapter to their history of games played on the West Coast when they christen Levi's Stadium on Sunday night. Courtesy of ESPN Stats & Info, a look back at some of the more memorable games played at Candlestick Park.
49ers pass the torch to Bears
In 1985, the underdog Bears were 5-0 and got their revenge against the same 49ers team that knocked them out of the playoffs the previous year, winning 26-10 at Candlestick and marking the last time Chicago won at San Francisco. The Bears would go on to replicate the '84 49ers team by going 18-1 en route to a Super Bowl title.
Rice's final home game as a 49er
In 2000, Jerry Rice played his final home game with the 49ers against the Bears. While Rice had seven receptions for 76 yards in a 17-0 win for San Francisco, it was Terrell Owens who stole the show with a then NFL single-game record 20 catches.
Twelve years later on Monday Night Football, Colin Kaepernick made his first-career NFL start in a 32-7 win over the Bears. Since QBR data was made available in 2006, no quarterback has posted a higher figure in his first-career start than Kaepernick did in his debut against Chicago.