Quick Take: 49ers end season on winning note

It was over when ...
Joe Nedney's 40-yard field goal sailed just inside the upright to give San Francisco its fourth win in five games. The strong finish led to the Niners announcing after the game that Mike Singletary would remain as head coach.

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49ers QB Shaun Hill overcame a couple of rough patches and played his best down the stretch. He deftly led the winning drive and was 12-of-16 for 163 yards and a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

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The Redskins won the time-of-possession battle and won eight more plays than the 49ers, but they had an anemic 4.1 yards-per-play average, compared to San Francisco's 6.3 average.

Frank Gore did not return after aggravating his ankle injury. ... Niners RB DeShaun Foster had his first rushing touchdown of the season. ... Santana Moss finished with 68 yards receiving to give him his third career 1,000-yard season. ... Redskins DE Andre Carter had a sack in his first game against the team that drafted him in 2001.

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