49ers Outlasted by Saints, 23-20

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The 49ers were edged by the Saints, 23-20, in New Orleans.

Colin Kaepernick found the end zone two times on 17 of 31 passing for 127 yards and one pick. Drew Brees ended up going 30 of 43 with 305 yards passing, one touchdown and one pick for the Saints.

Frank Gore ran for 48 yards on 13 carries. Vernon Davis snagged four passes for 33 yards while adding a touchdown.

The San Francisco defense gave up 92 yards rushing and 305 passing. They got to Brees once for a sack.

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham put up 41 receiving yards. Running back Pierre Thomas also had a good game with 49 rushing yards and 35 receiving.

The 49ers head to Landover next week to face the Redskins (3-7) while the Saints go to Atlanta to play the Falcons (2-8).


49ers Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C 73 C. Kaepernick 17 31 127 2 1


Saints Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
B 82 D. Brees 30 43 305 1 1


49ers Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
C 75 F. Gore RB 13 48 3.7 0
C 73 C. Kaepernick QB 3 25 8.3 0
- - L. James RB 2 7 3.5 0


Saints Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B 86 P. Thomas RB 11 49 4.5 0
C 73 M. Ingram RB 6 25 4.2 0
C+ 77 D. Sproles RB 3 16 5.3 0


49ers Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B+ 87 A. Boldin WR 6 56 9.3 1
B+ 90 V. Davis TE 4 33 8.2 1
C- 71 V. McDonald TE 1 10 10.0 0


Saints Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B 86 M. Colston WR 5 80 16.0 0
B 85 R. Meachem WR 2 78 39.0 0
B+ 88 J. Graham TE 6 41 6.8 0