The score is tied at 17-17 as the teams head to their locker rooms at halftime. Here is how the 49ers’ representatives fared in the second quarter of the Pro Bowl:
RB Frank Gore: Played five snaps toward the end of the first half. He rushed twice for 4 yards. Ravens’ defensive tackle Haloti Ngata stopped him for a 2-yard gain on a fourth-and-3 play. . . . He failed to hold onto Donovan McNabb pass that was thrown behind him on a third-down play over the middle, but miked-up AFC linebacker Ray Lewis said he would’ve had an interception if Gore had not gotten a hand on it.
P Andy Lee: Held for one extra point . . . Had one punt attempt. From the NFC 46-yard line, he booted a 54-yarder that Cribbs caught at the goal line. Cribbs returned it 65 to the NFC 35.
DL Justin Smith: Played about 10 snaps. There is not much emphasis on the pass rushers to get to the quarterback in this game. The only time he appeared to make a real effort to get to the QB was on a fourth-and-8 when he did a spin move on Alan Faneca and got near David Garrard as he was throwing an incomplete pass with :54 remaining in the half.
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