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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers runs back an interception of a pass that was intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

49ers 41, Patriots 34

The San Francisco 49ers held off the New England Patriots, 41-34, on Sunday Night Football.

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss makes
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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss makes a touchdown catch in front of New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss celebrates
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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss celebrates his touchdown catch from quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes between
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes between San Francisco 49ers linebackers Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes against
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passes against the New England Patriots in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers runs back
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers runs back an interception of a pass that was intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith drops
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San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith drops New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after Brady threw an incomplete pass in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

Delanie Walker of the San Francisco 49ers reacts
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Delanie Walker of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after Randy Moss catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh shouts
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh shouts from the sidelines in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

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Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers throws
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Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers throws in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

Delanie Walker of the San Francisco 49ers reacts
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Delanie Walker of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after Randy Moss catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers throws
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Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers throws in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

Randy Moss of the San Francisco 49ers catches
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Randy Moss of the San Francisco 49ers catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and
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New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork and defensive end Justin Francis tackle San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore as Patriots outside linebacker Jerod Mayo converges. (Dec. 16, 2012)

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Randy Moss of the San Francisco 49ers catches
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Randy Moss of the San Francisco 49ers catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

Randy Moss of the San Francisco 49ers catches
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Randy Moss of the San Francisco 49ers catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter. (Dec. 16, 2012)

New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich and
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New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich and strong safety Steve Gregory tackle San Francisco 49ers running back Frank . (Dec. 16, 2012)

Carlos Rogers of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts
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Carlos Rogers of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for Wes Welker of the New England Patriots. (Dec. 16, 2012)

New England Patriots outside linebacker Dont'a Hightower knocks
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New England Patriots outside linebacker Dont'a Hightower knocks San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore off his feet. (Dec. 16, 2012)

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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown, right, breaks
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown, right, breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for New England Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch. (Dec. 16, 2012)

Carlos Rogers of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts
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Carlos Rogers of the San Francisco 49ers intercepts a pass intended for Wes Welker of the New England Patriots. (Dec. 16, 2012)

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