Found January 15, 2012 on Lions Blog:
What a way to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of "The Catch." Joe Montana to Dwight Clark then. Alex Smith to Vernon Davis now. Smith completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Davis with 9 seconds left just after Drew Brees had put the high-powered Saints ahead, and resurgent San Francisco capitalized on five turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.

Alex Smith's 14-yard TD pass staggers New Orleans

What a way to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of "The Catch." Joe Montana to Dwight Clark then. Alex Smith to Vernon Davis now.

NY Giants face tough challenge in NFC Championship with physical San Francisco 49ers defense that punished New Orleans Saints

PAUL SAKUMA/APVernon Davis and Niners are ready to celebrate after upsetting SaintsBy Hank Gola - NY Dailynews 1/16/12

Live Update: 49ers strike first

Quarterback Alex Smith connects with tight end Vernon Davis for a 49-yard touchdown pass with 2:08 left in the first quarter.

Nobody Loves Alex Smith. Even teammates.

Did you know it’s the saddest day of the year?  No, seriously, not just for Packers fans wondering what the hell just happened yesterday, literally, according to scientists and researchers and ****, it’s supposedly “Blue Monday”.  The saddest day of our year.  You can read about it here. So I’m here to help.  I still can’t believe what I witnessed yesterday at Lambeau...

One great game; one great letdown

One of the greatest football fourth quarters ever ended spectacularly Saturday — not when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith connected with tight end Vernon Davis for the game-winning touchdown, but just after. Davis, a huge, tough man, took off his helmet and burst into tears of joy, tears that betrayed how hard he and his teammates had worked to get to this point, to...

49ers Shock the Saints 36-32, Advance to NFC Championship

Talk about heart stopping.  The San Francisco 49ers win over the New Orleans Saints in the final seconds will always be remembered in franchise history.  How the touchdown from Alex Smith to Vernon Davis that propelled the 49ers to the NFC Championship will be referred to is still waiting to be written.  My vote is for The Catch 3.0.  Before the game the 49ers were not given...

Alex Smith leads Niners past Saints with Montana-esque performance

What a way to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of "The Catch." Joe Montana to Dwight Clark then. Alex Smith to Vernon Davis now.

Who’s Got It Better

The 49ers showed they belong in the conversation with the best teams in the league with a thrilling 36-32 victory yesterday. Some might even call the game a shootout, which barely anyone would expect the 49ers to be able to even manage, let alone pull out a victory against New Orleans. The Saints have one of the highest powered, explosive offenses the NFL has ever seen. Quarterback...

San Francisco 49ers KO Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

Alex Smith's 14-yard TD pass to Vernon Davis wins it in final seconds

49ers upset the Saints in a wild finish

New Orleans wipes out an early 17-point deficit but San Francisco is able to pull out a 36-32 victory that features four lead changes in the last four minutes.Reporting from San Francisco -- Move over, Joe Montana to Dwight Clark.
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