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Follow @SFNinerNoise   49ers 17 Saints 14 HALFTIME The 49ers started off by making a bold statement and deferring to the Saints after winning the coin toss.  Demonstrating confidence in his defense the 49ers were almost screwed by the referees on a pass interference call on Donte Whitner.  Then Whitner delivered a huge hit on Pierre Thomas at the 49ers 2 yard line causing a fumble that would go to the 49ers. The 49ers struck first on a beautiful 55 yard touchdown pass from Alex Smith to Vernon Davis putting the Niners up 7-0.  Dashon Goldson played a Drew Brees pass on third and long perfectly and returned it to the 49ers 4 yard line the ensuing possession.  On third down a beautiful block by running back Frank Gore allowed Smith the time to find wide receiver Michael Crabtree on a slant that looked just like the game winning TD catch Delaine Walker pulled in at Detroit. The rest of our half time reactions from Candlestick and Hamm’s Pigskins of the first half after the break … [vi...
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