SAN FRANCISCO — This is the live blog for the second quarter of the 49ers’ Week 5 game against the Texans. I’ll update this frequently with information and analysis from the press box.
6:07 The Texans call timeout on third-and-10 at the 49ers’ 43 yard line. It feels like time for another pick-six, although Schaub may have already gotten that out of his system.
6:09 Schaub throws a short pass to Graham before he turns his head and the pass falls incomplete. The Texans have to punt. The 49ers can put this game away right here with a touchdown.
6:10 Kyle Williams makes a fair catch at the 49ers’ 8 yard line. He should have let that bounce.
6:14 The 49ers’ start out with two good runs, Hunter for 11 yards out of the pistol and Gore up the middle for 26 out of an I formation. Then Watt blows by Anthony Davis and tackles Gore for a loss of four. Kaepernick throws two terrible passes and the 49ers punt. Texans’ ball at their 22.
6:18 Tarell Brown commits a pass interference penalty on Andre Johnson on third-and-four. Brown mugged Johnson on a slant.
6:21 On first-and-10 near midfield and telegraphs a pass to Andre Johnson. Tramaine Brock tips it and picks it off. If he had caught it cleanly it would have been a pick-six. My goodness. First-and-10 for the 49ers at the Texans’ 32.
6:25 From the two-yard line, Anthony Dixon bounces a run outside to the left and scores. 21-0 49ers. Before that, Kaepernick scrambled for 14 and Gore ran for 16. The Texans have given up. Schaub should be benched and Gary Kubiak fired. They’re going to finish the season below .500.
6:28 Two trainers seem to be checking out Gore’ leg on the sideline.
6:29 Spillman tackles Martin at the Texans’ 9 on the kick return.
6:31 Now Gore is walking around the sideline. He seems to be trying to walk off an injury to his left leg.
6:36 Foster gains two yards on fourth and one. Next play, Schaub throws deep to Hopkins and he’s called for pass interference on Brock. Brock is having a great game.
6:38 This game is over but I’ll keep blogging.
6:40 On third-and-15 Schaub rolls left and tries with all his might to throw a pick-six to Brown but Brown drops. it. The Texans punt and Kyle Williams returns it to the 49ers’ 29. 1:32 left in the half.
6:44 Hunter gains five yards on three straight read-option carries and the 49ers will punt with 50 seconds left in the half, just in time for Schaub to throw a pick-six.
6:51 Schaub has a 36.7 passer rating. He’s averaging 4.8 yards per attempt.
6:52 Kaepernick has a 67.2 passer rating and is averaging 5.6 yards per attempt.
6:53 Gore has a 26-yard run and a 16-yard run. Beside those two runs, he has three yards on seven carries.
6:54 Vernon Davis has caught two passes and Anquan Boldin has caught two as well. No other 49er has caught a pass in this game.