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At first it looked as if the San Francisco 49ers were going to crush the Patriots before the first half would end.
However, a 31-3 49er lead was quickly erased by a furious comeback that had the Patriots even at 31 early into the fourth quarter.
However, a huge kick return and one play later a blown tackle by Kyle Arrington resulted in a 38 yard touchdown and that was pretty much it for the Patriots.
All the hard work that went into tying the game went out the window in a blink of an eye. Brady and the offense couldn’t muster anymore after that and the 49ers left Foxboro with a 41-34 win.
Brady feels that the offense throttled down after tying the game and talked about it after the game.
"When we were down 31-3, that was my thought," Brady said via Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. "I thought we were going to come back and win the game."
"Because I look around at the quality and character of the guys that we've got, and I have the confidence that we can do it," Brady said. "I'm really proud of the fact that our guys never blinked an eye to the best defense in the league."
"We kind of gave it them at that point," Brady said. "We didn't do anything on offense, and we didn't put up the kind of fight that I wish we would have been able to."
OCNNReport.com Back in the fourth grade, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wrote a letter predicting that he’d play in the NFL. After providing a detailed description of his height and weight — and predicting he’d wind up 6-foot-4 (nailed it) — little Colin rattled off his career aspirations. “I hope to go to a good college,” he wrote, “then go to the...
Linebacker Aldon Smith loves playing in prime time. It takes him back to how he spent so many Friday nights in high school under the lights.
San Francisco teammate Anthony Dixon and others become similarly nostalgic when they take the field these days with the football spotlight on them.
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh would offer up any details regarding the results from Justin Smith‘s MRI that he took on Monday.
“It’s really going to be how he is today, tomorrow and Wednesday before we know anything,” said Harbaugh, via CSN Bay Area.
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If anyone knows this five-year-old’s tattoo artist, could you please let me know? This young 49ers fan dropped a recent music video featured around her favorite quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, and it it pretty great.
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Jim Harbaugh might have learned more about his San Francisco 49ers during 20 minutes of sleepwalking than at any other time in his two years as their coach. His 49ers turned a nearly historic collapse into a stunning victory and a playoff berth. They withstood a 28-point comeback by the New England Patriots to win 41-34 on Sunday night in a showdown of NFL powers played in a chilling rain.
Boy, that was ugly. From the 49ers first touchdown which marked the return of Randy Moss as he burned Devin McCourty and Alfonzo Dennard, to being beat on a fake punt in the first quarter, to the fact that the Pats put up a measly 3 points in the first half, to the Ted Ginn [...]
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Somehow, the San Francisco 49ers managed to respond Sunday, and they did it quickly. Having blown a 31-3, third-quarter lead as the New England Patriots scored 28 points in less than 19 minutes, San Francisco needed just two plays, a kickoff and one play from scrimmage, to retake control en route to a wild 41-34 victory on a cold, rainy night at Gillette Stadium...
When Aaron Rodgers was drafted in 2005, it was 23 spots behind the No. 1 pick, Alex Smith, who was picked by Rodgers’ hometown 49ers.
Instead of getting a chance to start and being recognized for his ability, Rodgers took the clipboard behind Brett Favre, while Smith was given the run of the San Francisco offense in his first season.
Within a few years, though, the storylines changed...
Lead writer Nick St. Denis and AFC East Daily contributors Dan Begnoche and Sean Donovan pick the New England Patriots' primetime showdown with the San Francisco 49ers.Nick's take:The Patriots are up against their toughest task to date, which we said last week. Remember how that went? The 49ers are a much better team than the Texans, though, starting with the best scoring...
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...