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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 16:43:21 CST
BEST OF MAXIM
How do we love thee Alex Smith? Let us count the ways… Those are the sentiments being expressed these days by the San Francisco 49ers’ faithful who have been literally starving for a winning team since San Francisco last made the playoffs back in 2002. Ahh those were the days. In 2002 the team was being coached by Steve Mariucci with players on the roster like Jeff Garcia at...
Sat, 19 Nov 2011 14:45:05 CST
The 49ers 23-7 win over the Cardinals clinched their first winning season since 2002 when the team last made the playoffs. With a 9-1 record and five-game division lead with six games to play, the 49ers seem destined to return to the playoffs this season. The 49ers easily handled the Cardinals but you would not know the game was one-sided by looking at the final score. The...
The San Francisco 49ers were ballhogs offensively and the defense was electric once again. Alex Smith had another solid game as he completed 20 of 38 passes for 267 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT. He also carried the ball 7 times for 17 yards (2.4 ypc) in this game. Frank Gore led the way on the ground for the Niners in this game with 88 yards rushing on 24 carries (3.7 ypc...
(11-20) 21:08 PST -- After tackling Ted Ginn midway through the fourth quarter Sunday, Arizona's Michael Adams gave the 49ers ' kickoff returner a shove as Ginn was getting back to his feet.
The push along the Niners' sideline earned Adams a 15-yard unnecessary-roughness penalty and inspired...
Sun, 20 Nov 2011 13:43:01 CST
Mon, 21 Nov 2011 6:38:25 CST
MAKING THE GRADEPass offense: Alex Smith said Monday the 49ers could have had a "monster" passing game, especially if he had connected with Michael Crabtree and Braylon Edwards in the end zone.
Sat, 19 Nov 2011 11:11:18 CST
Any questions about whether Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers could throw the ball around washed away with the rain against another overmatched NFC West opponent. Smith threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns and the 49ers forced five turnovers to blow past the Arizona Cardinals 23-7 on a soggy Sunday at the Candlestick Park.
Any questions about whether Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers could throw the ball around washed away with the rain against another overmatched NFC West opponent.
Alex Smith threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns, and the San Francisco 49ers forced five turnovers to blow past the Arizona Cardinals 23-7, moving oh-so close to clinching the NFC West in near record-setting fashion.