SAN FRANCISCO — This is the live blog for the third quarter of the 49ers’ Week 13 game against the Rams. I’ll update this frequently with information and analysis from the press box.
2:45 The 49ers start from their 20.
2:48 The 49ers go three-and-out. Gore gains two on first down, Kaepernick misses Boldin on second down and Kaepernick hits Boldin for just 6 yards on third-and-8. C.J. Spillman is flagged 15 yards on the punt. Rams’ ball at the 49ers’ 49.
2:53 Clemens is flagged for a delay on third-and-8 from the 49ers’ 19.
2:55 The Rams make the field goal and the score is 13-6 Niners.
3:02 On the first play of the drive, Kaepernick hits his second read, Bruce Miller, for 21 yards. Next play, Kaepernick hits Vernon Davis for 22. Davis was pulled down by his groin and is injured.
3:09 Kaepernick throws a screen pass to Gore on third-and-9 from the Rams’ 10 and Gore gains 4 yards. Dawson makes the 24-yard field goal and the score is 16-6 Niners with 3:25 left in the third quarter.
3:16 Givens drops a deep pass on third-and-1 and the Rams go three-and-out. Big break for the Niners.
3:17 Jake Long is down with a concussion.
3:20 James make a fair catch at the 49ers’ 17.
3:23 Kaepernick hits Crabtree deep on a double move and he gains 60 yards. First-and-10 at the Rams’ 20 and the 49ers use a timeout.
3:26 On second-and-10 from the Rams’ 20, Gore runs up the middle and fumbles. Rams ball at their 20.
3:26 Stacy gains two yards up the middle on first down and the third quarter ends.