Found February 04, 2013 on NESN.com:
The 49ers were nearly flawless throughout the second half of Super Bowl XLVII. But when push came to shove down near the goal line with the game on the line, they just couldn’t convert. Colin Kaepernick played brilliantly throughout the second half, hitting receivers in stride consistently and using the pistol offense to both his and Frank Gore‘s advantage.  Under his guidance, the 49ers scored four times, including three touchdown drives, in the second half and looked primed to take the lead with less than two minutes to go. But an unsuccessful goal line series from inside the five-yard line ended the Niners’ hopes at Super Bowl glory. Some may view the 49ers’ inability to score as a failure. Others might characterize it as a choke. Then again, maybe it was just superb defense by the Ravens that stopped San Francisco just short. In the end, no matter which way you twist it, the 49ers just weren’t able to get it done when it mattered most. And for that Jim Harbaugh deserves most of ...
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