49ers vs. Cardinals: Score, Stats & Highlights

Final Score: Cardinals 23, 49ers 14

Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers


The Arizona Cardinals handed the San Francisco 49ers their second-straight loss with a 23-14 win in Glendale.

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Here’s how it happened.

Teams Close Early

After Arizona hit a 51-yard field goal to strike first, San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick hit wide receiver Michael Crabtree later in the first quarter to give San Francisco a 7-1 lead.

At the beginning of the second quarter, Arizona’s Chandler Catanzaro cut San Francisco’s lead to one when he hit a 32-yard field goal.

Carlos Hyde Bulldozes His Way to TD

With San Francisco holding a one-point lead, 49ers running back Carlos Hyde knocked over several Cardinals on his way to the endzone to give San Francisco a 14-6 lead.

Cardinals Score TD at Beginning of 2nd Half

John Brown, Arizona Cardinals


Arizona quarterback Drew Stanton hit wide receiver John Brown (pictured) for a 24-yard touchdown pass at the beginning of the second half to cut San Francisco’s lead to 14-13.

Stanton Finds Brown for TD Again

Drew Stanton, Arizona Cardinals


Stanton (pictured) found Brown for the duo’s second touchdown hookup on a 21-yard strike to put Arizona up 20-14 in the third quarter.

Arizona’s Ted Ginn Shows Strong Arm

With Arizona attempting to add onto its lead, the Cardinals went to wide receiver Ted Ginn. Jr for some trickery and the former Ohio State player showed his arm strength.

Catanzaro clinches win for Arizona

Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders


Arizona kicker Chandler Catanzaro hit a 35-yard field goal with 30 seconds left in the game to extend Arizona’s lead to 23-14 and secure the win for the Cardinals.

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