Found October 15, 2012 on Football Nation:
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After winning by a combined score of 79-3 and providing support for anyone to say the San Francisco 49ers made all the right calls, Greg Roman and Jim Harbaugh placed themselves on a hot seat this game. Only Alex Smith performed worse, finishing a game with multiple interceptions for the first time since 2010. With special teams struggles also playing a factor, the Niners fell to the New York Giants, 26-3.The 49ers are expected to play well in all phases. At worst they usually outperform the opposing special teams unit; not this game.Frank Gore, who was not a factor after the deficit grew, could have continued to pound the Giants had they been able to keep the game manageable. Gore averaged 4.5 yards on only 8 rushes. Alex Smith was ill-prepared to play comeback football.  After easily moving on the Giants for two consecutive drives to start the game, going 1-2 on field goals, San Francisco went INT-punt-missed FG-missed-FG-INT-INT. The Giants defense tricked the vision of Alex Smit...
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