SNF Highlights: 49ers 41 – Patriots 34


FOXBORO, MA – Colin Kaepernick threw four touchdowns and the San Francisco 49ers survived a huge New England rally in winning 41-34 on Sunday Night Football.

The 49ers led 31-3 in the third quarter before Tom Brady led the Patriots to 28 unanswered points to tie the game on Danny Woodhead’s 1-yard touchdown run.

But, on the ensuing kickoff, rookie LaMichael James returned the ball into Patriots territory and on the first play of the drive, Michael Crabtree’s catch and run of a Kaepernick pass put the Niners back in front for good. San Francisco is now just a win away from clinching the NFC West, while New England fell a game behind Denver in the race for a first-round bye in the AFC.

Dave Sims and James Lofton called the action on Westwood One Sports.

(Colin Kaepernick’s 24-yd TD pass to Randy Moss puts the 49ers up 7-0)

(Delanie Walker’s TD catch makes it 14-3 San Francisco)

(Frank Gore scoops up Kaepernick’s fumble and takes it into the end zone for a TD and a 24-3 lead)

(Michael Crabtree’s 27-yd TD grab makes it 31-3)

(Danny Woodhead’s 6-yd TD run cuts the deficit to 31-10)

(Tom Brady sneaks it in to cut it to 31-17)

(It’s 31-24 after Aaron Hernandez grabs a Brady pass for a 5-yd TD)

(Woodhead’s 2nd TD of the night ties the game at 31-31)

(Crabtree’s 2nd TD catch of the game puts San Francisco back ahead 38-31)

(Listen to NaVorro Bowman’s postgame interview with DGS sideline reporter Steve Tasker)

(Postgame recap from Dave Sims and James Lofton)

Comments are closed.

Latest NFL Highlights

NFC Divisional Highlights: Packers edge Seahawks 28-23

12 January 2020 Comments are off for this post.
GREEN BAY, WI – After jumping out to a 21-3 first half lead, the Green Bay Packers held off a second-half comeback attempt from the Seattle Seahawks to win 28-23 on Sunday evening. Packers running back Aaron Jones ran for two first half touchdowns and quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for…
Read More »

AFC Divisional Highlights: Chiefs score 41 unanswered to stun Texans

12 January 2020 Comments are off for this post.
KANSAS CITY, MO – After falling behind 24-0 in the first quarter, the Kansas City Chiefs rallied to defeat the Houston Texans 51-31 on Sunday afternoon. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes turned the 24-point deficit into a 28-24 halftime lead with a dazzling second quarter that featured four passing touchdowns, three…
Read More »

AFC Divisional Highlights: Titans shock top-seeded Ravens 28-12

12 January 2020 Comments are off for this post.
BALTIMORE, MD – Derrick Henry was again the star as the Tennessee Titans defeated the Baltimore Ravens 28-12 on Saturday night. Henry rushed for 195 yards on 30 carries and became the first player in NFL history to run for more than 180 yards in three consecutive games. The Titans…
Read More »

NFC Divisional Highlights: 49ers beat Vikings 27-10

11 January 2020 Comments are off for this post.
SANTA CLARA, CA – The road to Super Bowl LIV will run through San Francisco as the 49ers dominated the Minnesota Vikings in a 27-10 win on Saturday at Levi’s Stadium. Tevin Coleman had a pair of touchdown runs and the Niners defense held Minnesota to just 147 yards of…
Read More »

NFL Highlights: Wentz injured as Seahawks top Eagles 17-9

05 January 2020 Comments are off for this post.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Carson Wentz left the game in the first quarter with a head injury and didn’t return as the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 17-9 in an NFC Wild Card game on Sunday afternoon. Josh McCown replaced Wentz, but wasn’t able to lead the Eagles into the…
Read More »
Load more posts