Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/24/14

ST. LOUIS - JANUARY 3: Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers listens on the sidelines during the game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on January 3, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri. The 49ers beat the Rams 28-6. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith threw for 303 yards and three touchdowns, and the 49ers rolled up a franchise-record 621 net yards Sunday, routing the Buffalo Bills 45-3 at Candlestick Park. The 49ers broke their old mark of 598, set on Sept. 13, 1992, in a 34-31 loss to the Bills. Smith posted a career-high 156.2 passer rating and fell just 7 yards shy of his career high. The 49ers (4-1) pulled into a tie with Arizona for first place in the NFC West. Buffalo, which was coming off a 52-28 loss to New England, fell to 2-3 with another disheartening defeat. San Francisco wide receiver Michael Crabtree caught six passes for 113 yards and a touchdown, while 49ers tight end Vernon Davis caught five passes for 106 yards. Frank Gore rushed for 106 yards on 14 carries to lead the San Francisco ground attack. The 49ers had two 100-yard receivers in a game for the first time since Dec. 10, 2010, against Philadelphia when Crabtree (105) and Davis (104) accomplis...
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