Found December 16, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
The NFC West leading 49ers meet up with the AFC East champion Patriots in a game that has playoff implications for both teams. The 49ers are trying to hold off the Seahawks, while the Patriots are playing for home-field advantage in the AFC. San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick will face another tough test this week in New England. It will be his fifth straight start since taking over for Alex Smith, and he is 3-1 so far. The only loss came against the Rams, which is a team that seems to have the number of the 49ers this season. The 49ers remain 1.5 games ahead of the Seahawks, thanks to the tie, in the NFC West, and can clinch the division with a win and Seattle loss. Even if they do lose, they can still clinch with a win against Seattle next week in Seattle. San Francisco has not struggled to score point since Kaepernick took over, but they will need to get in a shootout with New England in this game. This is the same New England team who put up 42 on the Texans last week, along ...
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