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Browns vs. 49ers gameday essentials: TV schedule, how to watch, notes

A look at which cities the game will air in and other interesting nuggets.

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The Cleveland Browns play on the road Monday against the San Francisco 49ers. Here are some nuggets about the matchup, as well as how you can watch or listen to the game.

Game Information

  • Game Time/Date: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 8:15 p.m. ET
  • Location: Levi’s Stadium; San Francisco, CA
  • TV Channel: ESPN - Joe Tessitore (play-by-play) & Booger McFarland (analyst). Locally, the game will be on WKYC-Channel 3.
  • Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM) with Jim Donovan, Doug Dieken, Nathan Zegura (sidelines)
  • Weather: 68 degrees (feels like 68 degrees) with a 0% chance or rain. 12 MPH winds from the Southwest.
  • Odds: 49ers by 5
  • Over/under: 47.5

TV Distribution Map

Fans in the ORANGE areas below will get to watch the Browns vs. 49ers game on TV (if you have ESPN).

Interesting Stats / Notes

  • The Browns will be wearing their white jerseys with white pants.
  • Rashard Higgins and Olivier Vernon celebrate birthdays today, but rumor has it that Higgins will be a scratch again for this week’s game:


  • 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan served as the OC for the Browns in 2014.
  • 49ers asst. head coach/TE coach Jon Embree was the TE coach for the Browns in 2013.
  • 49ers offensive quality control coach Miles Austin played WR for the Browns in 2014.
  • 49ers RB Raheem Mostert played for the Browns in 2015.
  • 49ers CB K’Waun Williams played for the Browns for two seasons (2014-15).
  • 49ers SPT coach Richard Hightower served as the offensive quality control for the Browns in 2014.
  • 49ers passing game coordinator Mike LaFleur was an offensive intern for the Browns in 2014.
  • 49ers run game coordinator Mike McDaniel was the WR coach for the Browns in 2014.
  • 49ers defensive quality control coach Brian Fleury served as assistant linebackers (2014) and outside linebackers (2015) for the Browns.
  • 49ers run game specialist/OLB coach Johnny Holland served as ILB coach for the Browns in 2016.
  • Browns offensive quality control coach Jim Dray played TE for the 49ers in 2016.
  • Browns WR coach Adam Henry coached wide receivers for the 49ers in 2015.
  • 49ers FB Kyle Juszczyk is a native of Medina, Ohio.
  • Browns S Jermaine Whitehead signed as an undrafted free agent to San Francisco in 2015


  • The Browns have a 12-7 all-time record against the 49ers.
  • The last time these two teams met was December 13, 2015, when the Browns defeated the 49ers 24-10. Cleveland dominated the game the entire way with Johnny Manziel at quarterback, holding a 24-3 lead until the last two minutes of the game. Isaiah Crowell ran for 2 touchdowns on the day on 20 carries for 145 yards, while Brian Hartline was the team’s leading receiver with 8 catches for 107 yards.