Originally written October 31, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
Monday night’s NFC west divisional showdown saw the San Francisco 49ers go into the University of Phoenix Stadium and completely dismantle the Arizona Cardinals 24-3. The 49ers, on their part, controlled the entire aspect of the game on both offense and defense. They looked as crisp and precise as they have all year, and they dictated the action on nearly every down. The Cardinals on the other hand, appeared to be in complete disarray, reaching for straws and pinning their execution on big plays only. For the 49ers it was a healthy step in the right direction, now at 6-2 on the season they are becoming more aware of the playing style that allows them to be successful. The Cardinals, after winning their first four games, have now dropped their last four games, and are in serious jeopardy of losing grasp on their season. The 49ers offense was the epitome of efficiency on Monday night, rushing 29 times for 113 yards and passing 19 times for 232 yards. Quarterback Alex Smith was as go...
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