The final score looks great, the passer rating looks great, but the total package remains inconsistent. While the San Francisco 49ers improved their record to 8-8áin whatáappeared to be a convincing victory whenálookingáat the 28-6 final score, their quarterback was once again mediocre. Smith'sáfinal numbers, 17-28, 222 yards, one touchdown, zero interceptions, and a passer rating of 97.6 sound solid, yet his team was down 3-0 to the 1-14 St. Louis Rams at halftime. San Francisco didn't get a second scoring play until half way through the fourth quarter. Their second touchdown of the game, which cameáat the 7:29 mark, was a beautiful 25-yard pass down the sideline to Vernon Davis that ended up as a 73-yard touchdown pass. The touchdown was one of the few absolutely brilliant p ...
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