Quarter By Quarter

Ravens 9, 49ers 7

Ravens Gameday

October 08, 2007

1 -- RAVENS 0, 49ERS 0

No first downs for 49ers

Neither offense sparkled but the Ravens managed to scrape together five first downs compared to the 49ers' zero. Running back Willis McGahee rushed five times for 29 yards, but the Ravens could not cross midfield. The 49ers got as far as the Ravens' 46-yard line, but no further.



2 -- RAVENS 6, 49ERS 0

Long drives, two field goals

San Francisco finally scrabbled together a first down, but the Ravens' defense continued to lock down the 49ers. The Ravens put together two long drives (14 plays on one and 11 plays on the other) to get two field goals from kicker Matt Stover.


RAVENS: FG Stover 26, 2:44.

RAVENS: FG Stover 32, 0:07.

3 -- RAVENS 9, 49ERS 7

49ers get quick-strike TD

Stover converted another field goal - a season-long 49-yarder - but the 49ers needed just four plays and 1 minute, 58 seconds to cut the lead to two. Quarterback Trent Dilfer completed three passes for 68 yards, including a 23-yard strike to wide receiver Arnaz Battle in the end zone.


RAVENS: FG Stover 49, 8:12.

49ERS: Battle 23 pass from Dilfer (Nedney kick), 6:14.

4 -- RAVENS 9, 49ERS 7

Ball control clinches win

Neither team scored, but the key was the Ravens offense's ability to maintain possession of the ball and eat the clock. The Ravens kept the ball for 11:03, and the 49ers' only series ended at the Ravens' 34 when kicker Joe Nedney's 52-yard field-goal attempt sailed wide right with 2:37 left in the game.



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