Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • SF 388
    • 520 NE
  • Turnovers

    • SF 2
    • 4 NE
  • Possession

    SF NE
    29:47 30:13
  • 1st Downs

    • SF 19
    • 32 NE

Game Information

Gillette Stadium
,
Coverage: NBC
  • Foxboro, MA 02035
  • Line: NE -3.0
Attendance: 68,756
100%
Capacity: 68,756
Referees: Ed Hochuli
12/17/2012 Associated Press

49ers prevail after Patriots rally from 28 down

San Francisco 49ers earned a playoff berth by withstanding a stunning comeback by New England from a 28-point deficit to beat the Patriots 41-34 on Sunday night in the rain.

Scoring Summary

NBC1234T
49ers710141041
Patriots0372434
first QuarterSFNE
TD
11:00
Randy Moss 24 Yard Pass From Colin Kaepernick
6 plays, 63 yards, 2:40
70
XP
10:55
David Akers Kick is Good
6 plays, 63 yards, 2:40
70
second QuarterSFNE
FG
8:35
Stephen Gostkowski 32 Yard Field Goal is Good
16 plays, 63 yards, 6:24
73
TD
7:06
Delanie Walker 34 Yard Pass From Colin Kaepernick
3 plays, 80 yards, 1:32
133
XP
6:59
David Akers Kick is Good
3 plays, 80 yards, 1:32
143
FG
0:03
David Akers 20 Yard Field Goal is Good
15 plays, 75 yards, 6:04
173
third QuarterSFNE
TD
10:44
Frank Gore 3 Yard Fumble Return
1 play, 97 yards, 0:00
243
XP
10:38
David Akers Kick is Good
1 play, 97 yards, 0:00
243
TD
10:26
Michael Crabtree 27 Yard Pass From Colin Kaepernick
1 play, 27 yards, 0:00
303
XP
10:21
David Akers Kick is Good
1 play, 27 yards, 0:00
313
TD
6:04
Danny Woodhead 6 Yard Run
13 plays, 73 yards, 4:22
319
XP
5:59
Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good
13 plays, 73 yards, 4:22
3110
fourth QuarterSFNE
TD
15:00
Tom Brady 1 Yard Run
9 plays, 86 yards, 3:41
3117
XP
14:58
Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good
9 plays, 86 yards, 3:41
3117
TD
12:17
Aaron Hernandez 5 Yard Pass From Tom Brady
6 plays, 70 yards, 1:04
3124
XP
12:13
Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good
6 plays, 70 yards, 1:04
3124
TD
6:45
Danny Woodhead 1 Yard Run
7 plays, 91 yards, 3:13
3831
XP
6:43
Stephen Gostkowski Kick is Good
7 plays, 91 yards, 3:13
3131
TD
6:33
Michael Crabtree 38 Yard Pass From Colin Kaepernick
1 play, 38 yards, 0:18
3731
XP
6:25
David Akers Kick is Good
1 play, 38 yards, 0:18
3831
FG
2:00
David Akers 28 Yard Field Goal is Good
4 plays, 2 yards, 0:24
4131
FG
0:43
Stephen Gostkowski 41 Yard Field Goal is Good
11 plays, 57 yards, 1:18
4134

Research Notes

  • The 49ers led the Patriots by as many as 28 points in the 2nd half on Sunday night before New England tied the game with 28 unanswered points of its own. San Francisco would eventually hang on for the 7-point win, capping a wild night in terms of win probability for the Patriots.

  • This is the first time since 2003 that the 49ers have scored 40 points in multiple games in the same season.

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