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49ers-Rams quicktake

It was over when ...

Frank Gore rushed for two touchdowns to finish with 10 on the ground this season.

(Jeff Roberson / Associated Press)

49ers RB Frank Gore scored on a 3-yard touchdown run to give San Francisco a 21-6 lead with 4:05 left in the game.

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Both Gore and Vernon Davis had historic days for the 49ers. Davis had six catches for 89 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown. It was Davis' 13th of the year, tying him with Antonio Gates (2004) for the single-season touchdown record by a tight end. Gore, meanwhile, rushed for 107 yards and two touchdowns for the 20th 100-yard game of his career, which ties Joe Perry's long-standing franchise mark. Gore's 13 total touchdowns this season is a career high.

Key Stat

The 49ers harassed Rams quarterbacks Keith Null and Kyle Boller all day, resulting in eight sacks for San Francisco. DE Justin Smith had 3.5 sacks on his own.


The 49ers (8-8) finished their first non-losing season since 2002. ... The Rams (1-15) will receive the No. 1 pick in the 2010 NFL draft. ... San Francisco (9) and St. Louis (11) combined for 20 punts. ... The 49ers were held to a season-low 52 first-half yards; they finished with 329.

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