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49ers 41, Patriots 34

Patriots’ comeback falls short after late 49ers TD

41

34

Sunday, December 16, 2012

1 2 3 4 Total
SF 7 10 14 10 41
NE 0 3 7 24 34
Scoring
First Quarter SF NE
SF TD 10:55 R.Moss 24 yd. pass from C.Kaepernick (D.Akers kick) 7 0
Second Quarter
NE FG 8:31 S.Gostkowski 32 yd 7 3
SF TD 6:59 D.Walker 34 yd. pass from C.Kaepernick (D.Akers kick) 14 3
SF FG 0:00 D.Akers 20 yd 17 3
Third Quarter
SF TD 10:38 F.Gore 9 yd. fumble recovery (D.Akers kick) 24 3
SF TD 10:21 M.Crabtree 27 yd. pass from C.Kaepernick (D.Akers kick) 31 3
NE TD 5:59 D.Woodhead 6 yd. run (S.Gostkowski kick) 31 10
Fourth Quarter
NE TD 14:58 T.Brady 1 yd. run (S.Gostkowski kick) 31 17
NE TD 12:13 A.Hernandez 5 yd. pass from T.Brady (S.Gostkowski kick) 31 24
NE TD 6:43 D.Woodhead 1 yd. run (S.Gostkowski kick) 31 31
SF TD 6:25 M.Crabtree 38 yd. pass from C.Kaepernick (D.Akers kick) 38 31
SF FG 1:56 D.Akers 28 yd 41 31
NE FG 0:38 S.Gostkowski 41 yd 41 34
Team Stat Comparison
  SF NE
First downs 19 32
Passing first downs 11 22
Rushing first downs 7 8
First downs from penalties 1 2
Third down efficiency 5-14 2-15
Fourth down efficiency 1-2 5-6
Total plays 65 92
Total yards 383 520
Yards per play 5.9 5.7
Passing yards 203 425
Completions-attempts 25-14 65-36
Yards per pass 7.8 6.3
Interceptions thrown 1 2
Sacks-yards lost 3-8 1-2
Rushing yards 180 95
Rushing attempts 39 24
Yards per rush 4.6 4.0
Red zone made-attempts 1-4 4-5
Penalties-yards 6-88 8-73
Turnovers 2 4
Defensive/special teams TDs 2/0 0/0
Possession 30:13 29:47
SF Passing C/Att YDS AVG TD INT Sack Rtg.
C.Kaepernick 14/25 216 8.6 4 1 1/13 107.7
Team 14/25 216 8.6 4 1 1/13 107.7
NE Passing C/Att YDS AVG TD INT Sack Rtg.
T.Brady 36/65 443 6.8 1 2 3/18 68.9
Team 36/65 443 6.8 1 2 3/18 68.9
SF Rushing CAR YDS AVG TD LG
F.Gore 21 83 4.0 0 15
L.James 8 31 3.9 0 17
D.Goldson 1 31 31.0 0 31
C.Kaepernick 7 28 4.0 0 19
A.Dixon 2 7 3.5 0 5
Team 39 180 4.6 0 31
NE Rushing CAR YDS AVG TD LG
D.Woodhead 12 61 5.1 2 15
S.Ridley 9 23 2.6 0 9
T.Brady 3 11 3.7 1 5
Team 24 95 4.0 3 15
SF Receiving REC YDS AVG TD LG TGTS
M.Crabtree 7 107 15.3 2 38t 12
R.Moss 2 36 18.0 1 24t 4
F.Gore 2 34 17.0 0 26 2
D.Walker 2 29 14.5 1 34t 2
V.Davis 1 10 10.0 0 10 3
L.James 0 0 0.0 0 0 2
Team 14 216 15.4 4 38t 25
NE Receiving REC YDS AVG TD LG TGTS
B.Lloyd 10 190 19.0 0 53 16
A.Hernandez 10 92 9.2 1 20 19
W.Welker 5 56 11.2 0 15 9
D.Woodhead 5 23 4.6 0 7 10
D.Branch 4 37 9.3 0 13 5
M.Hoomanawanui 1 41 41.0 0 41 1
S.Vereen 1 4 4.0 0 4 1
S.Ridley 0 0 0.0 0 0 2
Team 36 443 12.3 1 53 63
SF Fumbles FUM LOST ReC
C.Kaepernick 4 0 2
T.Ginn 1 0 1
D.Walker 1 1 0
F.Gore 0 0 2
N.Bowman 0 0 0
D.Whitner 0 0 0
C.Culliver 0 0 0
D.Goldson 0 0 0
Team 6 1 5
NE Fumbles FUM LOST ReC
S.Ridley 1 1 0
S.Vereen 1 1 0
S.Gregory 0 0 0
A.Talib 0 0 0
Team 2 2 0
SF Int. INT YARDS TD
C.Rogers 1 53 0
Ald.Smith 1 6 0
Team 2 59 0
NE Int. INT YARDS TD
D.McCourty 1 0 0
Team 1 0 0
  Tackles   QB Hits  
SF Defense Tot Solo Sack TFL PD
N.Bowman 11 8 0 1 0 0
P.Willis 11 5 0 1 0 0
T.Brown 8 7 0 0 0 0
D.Whitner 7 5 0 0 1 0
C.Culliver 6 6 0 0 0 0
R.McDonald 4 4 2 2 0 2
D.Goldson 4 4 0 0 0 0
C.Rogers 4 3 0 0 1 1
R.Jean Francois 2 2 1 1 0 1
J.Smith 2 1 0 0 0 0
W.Tukuafu 2 1 0 0 0 0
Ald.Smith 1 0 0 0 1 2
A.Brooks 1 0 0 0 0 1
P.Cox 1 0 0 0 0 0
Team 64 46 3 5 3 7
  Tackles   QB Hits  
NE Defense Tot Solo Sack TFL PD
J.Mayo 12 5 0 0 0 0
D.Hightower 8 5 0 2 1 0
R.Ninkovich 7 2 1 2 0 1
B.Spikes 6 3 0 0 0 0
A.Talib 4 2 0 0 0 0
J.Francis 4 2 0 0 0 0
P.Chung 3 1 0 0 0 0
K.Love 3 1 0 0 0 0
V.Wilfork 3 0 0 0 0 0
C.Jones 2 2 0 0 0 0
K.Arrington 2 2 0 0 0 0
S.Gregory 2 1 0 0 1 0
D.McCourty 2 1 0 0 1 0
M.Rivera 1 1 0 0 0 0
N.Solder 1 1 0 1 0 0
W.Welker 1 1 0 0 0 0
A.Dennard 1 1 0 0 0 0
B.Deaderick 1 0 0 0 0 0
Team 63 31 1 5 3 1
SF Kick Ret. NO YDS AVG LG TD
L.James 4 133 33.3 62 0
D.Walker 2 21 10.5 18 0
Team 6 154 25.7 62 0
NE Kick Ret. NO YDS AVG LG TD
D.McCourty 5 107 21.4 26 0
Team 5 107 21.4 26 0
SF Punt Ret. NO YDS AVG LG TD
T.Ginn 3 15 5.0 8 0
[DOWNED] 1 0 0.0 0 0
Team 3 15 5.0 8 0
NE Punt Ret. NO YDS AVG LG TD
W.Welker 5 13 2.6 11 0
Team 5 13 2.6 11 0
SF Kicking FG PCT. Long XP PTS
D.Akers 2-3 66.7 39WL 5-5 100 11
NE Kicking FG PCT. Long XP PTS
S.Gostkowski 2-2 100 41 4-4 100 10
SF Punting TOT YDS AVG TB -20 LG
A.Lee 5 283 56.6 0 3 64
Team 0 283 0.0 0 3 64
NE Punting TOT YDS AVG TB -20 LG
Z.Mesko 5 228 45.6 0 1 49
Team 0 228 0.0 0 1 49

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