May 30, 2024 - Sports

Here's how far the 49ers will travel next season

Table showing the total mileage NFL teams will travel in the 2024-25 regular season. The Los Angeles Chargers, Miami Dolphins, Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will travel the most, each over 25,000 total miles in their road games.
Data: Bookies.com; Table: Axios Visuals

The San Francisco 49ers will travel the fifth most miles of any NFL team this season.

State of play: Of the NFL teams not leaving the U.S. to play in one of the five internationally scheduled games this season, the 49ers will travel the fourth most miles, according to Bookies.

  • That includes 26 time zone changes, which could contribute to players feeling the effects of jet lag.

What to watch: The 49ers also got the short end of the stick when it comes to its "rest differential" — the amount of rest players get in between games compared to its opponents, according to ESPN reporter Brian Burke.

  • The Niners will have the third-worst rest differential since 2002, but the team did just fine with its limited rest last season, when they made the Super Bowl.
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