Super Bowl XLVII 49ers vs. Ravens live blog: Fourth quarter

This is the live blog for the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVII. I’ll update this frequently with information and analysis from my living room in Oakland.

6:53 Ngata has a sprained knee and his return is doubtful.

6:54 Rice up the middle for four. Second and six from the 14.

6:55 Flacco play fakes and hits Boldin for nine yards and a first down. First and goal at the five.

6:55 Rice up the middle for four yards. Second and goal from the one.

6:56 Rice up the middle for no gain.

6:56 Flacco drops back, gets pressure and throws it away. They’re going to go for a field goal.

6:57 The Ravens make it. 31-23 Ravens with 12:54 left in the fourth quarter.

7:00 James returns it to the 24 yard line.

7:01 Gore runs around the right end for five.

7:02 From the pistol, Kaepernick play fakes and hits Moss down the left sideline for 32 yards.

7:03 Gore runs up the middle for 21 yards.

7:03 Kaepernick runs up the middle for three yards. Second and seven from the 15.

7:04 Kaepernick scrambles around the left end for a touchdown. They’re going for two.

7:05 The Ravens blitz and Kaepernick throws it over Moss’ head. The score remains 31-29 Ravens. 9:57 left in the fourth quarter.

7:08 Jones returns the kickoff to the 21 yard line.

7:09 Justin Smith is out. Flacco checks down to Rice, who gains four.

7:10 Rice loses three. Bowman tackles him behind the line of scrimmage. Third and nine.

7:10 Flacco throws to Torrey Smith and Culliver is flagged for pass interference. First and ten at the 36.

7:11 Pierce up the middle for two.

7:12 Flacco hits Boldin for eight yards and a first down.

7:13 The 49ers are challenging the spot.

7:16 The refs rule Boldin was a half-yard short. Third and a half yard at the 45.

7:17 Flacco audibles and throws to Boldin. He catches it over Rogers. First down. Gain of 15. First and 10 at the SF 40.

7:17 Rice runs around the left side for 13 yards and a first down.

7:18 Rice gains two yards.

7:19 Rice up the middle for 1. Third and seven.

7:19 Both Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks were offside. Five-yard penalty. Third and two.

7:21 Flacco throws low for Pitta and he can’t catch it. The ball goes through his hands and his legs.

7:21 The Ravens make the field goal. 34-29 Ravens with 4:19 left.

7:24 Touchback.

7:25 Gore up the middle for seven.

7:25 Kaepernick looks deep and scrambles to the right for nine yards. First and 10 at the 36.

7:26 Kaepernick throws deep for Vernon Davis and he drops it.

7:27 Zero pressure, Kaepernick throws down the middle for Crabtre. Gain of 24. First and 10 at the Ravens’ 40.

7:28 Gore runs around the left side for 33 yards. First and goal at the 7.

7:28 James up the middle for two yards, and it’s the two-minute warning.

7:32 Kaepernick rolls right and fires to Crabtree but he drops it.

7:33 The 49ers call timeout before the play clock expires.

7:34 Kaepernick throws to Crabtree in the flat and Jimmy Smith knocks it loose. Incomplete. Fourth and five.

7:35 The Ravens blitz up the middle, Kaepernick throws a pop fly prayer out of the back of the end zone to Crabtree. Incomplete. The Ravens take over at the 49ers’ five yard line.

7:37 Rice up the middle for two yards. The 49ers take their final timeout.

7:38 Pierce runs around the left side for no gain.

7:39 On third and eight, Flacco hands off to Leach, who runs up the middle for one yard. The Ravens take a timeout with 11 seconds left.

7:41 The Ravens take a safety. 34-31 Ravens. They wasted seven seconds. Four seconds left and the Ravens will punt to the 49ers. They have to return this for a touchdown to win.

7:45 The Ravens tackle Ginn at midfield. The Ravens win by three.

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