The hapless Jets managed just 45 yards on the ground compared to the 245 yards acquired by the 49ers, through contributions from running backs Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter complemented by QB Colin Kaepernick who gave Jets fans an insight on how to run an affective option/wildcat offense.
The 49ers used Kaepernick affectively throughout and the young quarterback celebrated early in the second quarter as he rushed for a 7 yard touchdown. The Jets showed us once again how not to run the wildcat as the Sanch-bow combination yet again yielded little reward. Tebow's first pass as a Jet, summed up the kind of day the Jets would as Dedrick Epps fumbled, following a hard hit by Goldson.
The Jets showed glimpses of a fight back, with back to back sacks from Bart Scott and Bryan Thomas as the Jets forced the 49ers back down the field. The ensuing 55 yard field goal attempt was dragged wide via the boot of kicker David Akers. Any hopes of a comeback were soon dashed as Sanchez once again failed to take care of the ball as he fumbled inside the final 2 minutes of the half. Akers made no mistake this time as the 49ers hit the locker room up 10-0 at the half.
The second half continued in a similar fashion as the first half, Sanchez once again yielded possession this time via an interception, only for Akers to once again drag his field goal attempt wide. The Jets once again appeared unable to stop the run as Frank Gore soon put the 49ers 17-0 up with a 2 yard rush with a little under 3 minutes left in the third quarter.
The fourth quarter was a clear example on how not to play a variety of positions. Sanchez got the ball the ball rolling with yet another turnover, as Holmes coughed up the ball following an awkward fall (Holmes left the game injuryed) leaving Rogers a clear path to the endzone. Akers tacked on another field goal making the score 27-0. Adding to the Jets misery the 49ers blocked a Robert Malone punt, and just seconds later Kendall Hunter rounded off the scoring with a 1 yard rush (34-0). The 49ers had one more opportunity to rub salt in the wounds through Kaepernick, but the young quarterback displayed maturity and class beyond his years, by opting to slide near the endzone and see the game out, rather than taking the opportunity of walking untouched into the endzone for the easy score.
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