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Giants 26, 49ers 3

Giants crush 49ers in NFC title game rematch

SAN FRANCISCO — Antrel Rolle and the New York Giants studied Alex Smith so much they practically knew what was coming.

On one play in the third quarter, even running back Ahmad Bradshaw screamed from the sideline: ‘‘Trail. He’s watching you.’’ Rolle responded, pretended he was playing the deep ball and sliced in front of Kyle Williams on a short hook.

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