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San Francisco 49ers
The Niners built up a 17-3 lead at the half before coasting the rest of the way. Alex Smith was in game manager mode for the Niners and he completed 15 of 24 passes for 177 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs. He also carried the ball 4 times for 22 yards (5.5 ypc) in this game. Frank Gore was very solid for the Niners yesterday with 31 carries for 134 yards (4.3 ypc) with 1 TD run. Kendall Hunter pitched in with 3 carries for 26 yards (8.7 ypc) in this game. WR Michael Crabtree (5 rec, 54 yards, TD) led the way for the 49ers in this game. WR Braylon Edwards (4 rec, 42 yards), TE Vernon Davis (3 rec, 27 yards) and OT Joe Staley (1 rec, 17 yards) also pitched in for the Niners in the passing game. DT Isaac Sopoaga also pitched in with 1 catch for 18 yards in this game. The Niners finished up with 174 yards rushing on 39 carries (4.5 ypc) and they also completed 15 of 24 passes (62.5%) for 174 yards as they had possession of the ball for 32:53.
The defense was outstanding for the ...
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Quarterback Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers has finally seen enough of the light after a disappointing start to his career to be among the top half of quarterbacks in the NFL. That's great for Smith and for first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh, who rolled the dice on his own ability to help Smith become an above-average pro quarterback.
What Smith has been missing is elite...
As the halfway point into the 2011 season has arrived, lets take a look at the 49ers pending 2012 free agents to be.
QB Alex Smith- Smith has really turned it around somewhat in most minds. While he hasn't thrown much, he has been effective in those that he has thrown....
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 12:25:18 CDT
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore has been nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week award. To vote for Gore, visit this link. He goes up against Steven Jackson of the St. Louis Rams and LeSean McCoy...
Frank Gore ran for both 125-plus yards and a touchdown in a fourth straight game, Michael Crabtree made his first TD reception of the season, and the San Francisco 49ers beat the Cleveland Browns 20-10 on Sunday.
Alex Smith completed 15 of 24 passes for 177 yards, leading the NFC West-leading 49ers (6-1) to their fifth consecutive victory since an overtime loss to the Cowboys in...
Mon, 31 Oct 2011 19:50:08 CDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Frank Gore charged up the middle with his signature burst for a 2-yard gain, taking another step forward
in franchise history.
Running back Frank Gore passes Roger Craig for second on 49ers' all-time rushing list with his fourth straight 100-yard game.
Frank Gore ran for both 125-plus yards and a touchdown in a fourth straight game, Michael Crabtree made his first TD reception of the season, and the San Francisco 49ers beat the Cleveland Browns 20-10 on Sunday. Alex Smith completed 15 of 24 passes for 177 yards, leading the NFC West-leading 49ers (6-1) to their fifth consecutive victory since an overtime loss to the Cowboys in Week 2.
Each week after Monday Night game(s) has concluded, I’ll publish my list of NFL power rankings. Here is the pecking order for Week 8.—1) Green Bay Packers - The champs got a breather.2) San Francisco 49ers - Frank Gore powers another win.3) Pittsburgh Steelers - Steelers starting to look pretty good..4) Detroit Lions - A trip to Denver healed the Lions.5...