Posted by on December 8, 2019 5:49 pm
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https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/dec/08/nfl-round-up-49ers-beat-saints-at-death-in-94-point-thriller

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Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 349 yards and four touchdowns, Robbie Gould kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired, and the San Francisco 49ers pulled out a 48-46 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Garoppolo’s clutch completion to tight end George Kittle for a 39-yard gain plus a defensive facemask penalty on fourth-and-two from the San Francisco 33 helped set up Gould’s winning kick. The Saints took their last lead on Drew Brees’ fifth touchdown pass of the game an 18-yarder to Tre’Quan Smith with 53 seconds left. But Brees’ pass on an attempted two-point conversion fell incomplete, leaving New Orleans’ lead at one point. The victory kept San Francisco (11-2) in strong position to capture the top seed in the NFC playoffs.

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