49ers @ Redskins live blog: Third quarter

This is the live blog for the third quarter of the 49ers’ Week 12 Monday Night game in Washington. I’ll update this frequently with information and analysis from my living room.

7:11 On third-and-11, Kaepernick completes a 7-yard pass over the middle to Davis, and as Davis fights for the first down he fumbles. The Redskins recover at the 49ers’ 48.

7:19 The Redskins go four-and-out. Helu runs into a 9-man box on fourth-and-2 and gains only 1. First-and-10 for the Niners at their own 40.

7:25 On first-and-goal from the 6, Kaepernick scrambles to his right and hits Boldin for a touchdown. Kaepernick also hit Boldin deep for 32 yards, and Kaepernick hit Davis deep for 20 yards. Good drive for Kaepernick. 17-6 Niners.

7:30 The Redskins go three-and-out. Aldon Smith sacked Griffin on a zone-read play on second down. LaMichael James returned the punt 17 yards and the Redskins were flagged 5 yards on top of it. First-and-10 for the Niners and the Redskins’ 40.

7:36 The 49ers go three-and-out. On fourth-and-four, Kaepernick runs backwards serpentine-style and throws the ball away. Redskins’ ball at their own 34.

7:41 Griffin runs into Justin Smith on third down and the Redskins go three-and-out. James returns the punt 40 yards to the Redskins’ 39.

7:45 The 49ers use their first timeout facing first-and-goal at the Redskins’ 5. Kaepernick gained 8 yards on a desinged bootleg run. Vance McDonald caught a 23-yard pass.

7:47 On second-and-goal from the 1, Kaepernick fakes the handoff to Gore, rolls out and hits a wide open Davis for a touchdown. 24-6 Niners.

7:53 The Redskins go three-and-out. Griffin scrambles out of the pocket to the left on third down and gets run down easily by Ahmad Brooks. Griffin’s passer rating is 47. Kaepernick’s is 135.3. The Redskins will punt when the fourth quarter begins.

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