Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/17/12
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The San Francisco 49ers blew a 31-3 third-quarter lead but managed to pull out a wild 41-34 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday night. The win clinched an NFC playoff spot for the Niners (10-3-1), while the Patriots (10-4) saw their seven-game winning streak end. The loss also New England's 20-game home December winning streak and a 13-game overall December winning streak. After Colin Kaepernick threw three touchdown passes, one to ex-Patriot Randy Moss, to give the visitors a 28-point lead with 10:21 left in the third quarter on a cold, rainy night, Tom Brady brought the Patriots all the way back. Danny Woodhead scored on two runs, and Brady scored on a fourth-down sneak and threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Hernandez, Brady's 467th consecutive game with a TD pass. After Woodhead tied the game with a 1-yard run with 6:43 left, it took the Niners, who have won four of their last five, 20 seconds to get the decisive touchdown. LaMicha...
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