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Colin Kaepernick threw two TD passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season, and the 49ers routed the Rams 35-11. Colin Kaepernick threw 2 TD passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season, and the 49ers routed the Rams 35-11.

Anquan Boldin had five catches for 90 yards and a touchdown, and Gore had 153 yards on 20 carries and a 34-yard score for San Francisco (2-2), which was outscored 46-10 the previous two games. Navarro Bowman had two of the 49ers' five sacks with a strip leading to a fourth-quarter scoring run by Anthony Dixon.

The Rams (1-3) had an overtime win and tie against San Francisco last year, and took the early lead Thursday before falling flat. Greg Zuerlein banged in a 40-yard field goal off the right upright to end a nine-game scoring drought in the first quarter, but the 49ers answered with 28 straight points.


  • After suffering two consecutive losses, the 49ers bounced back and beat the Rams 35-11 on Thursday Night Football.
  • 49ers left tackle Joe Staley limps off the field after suffering a knee injury in the 4th quarter.
  • Kendall Hunter scores on a 29-yard run and the 49ers now lead the #Rams 35-11.
  • After a fumble by the 49ers, the Rams score on a 6-yard pass from Sam Bradford to Lance Kendricks then make a 2-point conversion.
  • Touchdown 49ers on a 1-yard run by Anthony Dixon. Niners now lead the Rams 28-3.
  • First and goal 49ers after Navarro Bowman strips the ball from Rams QB Sam Bradford.
  • The 49ers score again on a 12-yard pass, Colin Kaepernick to Vernon Davis. Niners now lead the Rams 21-3.
  • Ogletree strips the ball from Frank Gore and the Rams take possession with 14:12 left in the 3rd quarter.
  • 49ers fullback Bruce Miller leaves the game with an injury.
  • And the second half is underway, 49ers vs. Rams live on ABC7!
  • At halftime, the 49ers lead the Rams 14-3, live on ABC7! Frank Gore and Anquan Boldin both scored touchdowns in the half.
  • With 44 seconds left in the half, the 49ers go for it on 4th and inches -- and Frank Gore runs for a TD.
  • Towards the end of the 2nd half, Donte Whitner comes down with an interception in the end zone for a touchback.
  • Colin Kaepernick completes a 20-yard pass to Anquan Boldin for a touchdown After a review, 49ers now lead 7-3.
  • Quinton Patton injures foot, questionable to return.
  • At the end of the first quarter, the Rams lead the 49ers 3-0.
  • A 40-yard field goal try by Greg Zuerlein bounces off the right post and goes in, good. Rams lead 49ers 3-0.
  • After a penalty on the Rams for fair catch interference, the 49ers take possession for their first drive.
  • A 53-yard field goal attempt by 49ers Phil Dawson goes wide right, no good, and the Rams get the ball back.
  • The Niners kick off and 49ers vs. Rams is underway in St. Louis and live on ABC7!
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ABC7 coverage continues tonight on ABC7 News at 11 p.m. with highlights and analysis from 49ers great Jerry Rice, and ABC7's Larry Beil and Mike Shumann. TV SCHEDULE

  • 3:00 p.m. - Katie
  • 4:00 p.m. - ABC7 News
  • 4:30 p.m. - 49ers Pre Game Show
  • 5:00 p.m. - NFL Thursday Night Football on ABC7
  • San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams from Edward Jones Dome
  • 8:30 p.m. - ABC7 News: 49ers After the Game
  • 9:00 p.m. - Grey's Anatomy
(Associated Press contributed to this story.)


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