Charting the 49ers Passing Attack Against the Patriots Defense

Ian Logue
December 17, 2012 at 07:53pm ET

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Going over the numbers from last night, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had quite a night against the Patriots, finishing with four touchdowns while also throwing an interception. Looking at the passing chart the most obviously part that makes his performance the most alarming was the fact the only completions he had on deep throws were all touchdowns - one to each zone of the field against New England's secondary.

Here's a breakdown of where each 49ers receiver did the most damage last night:

DEEP LEFT
R.Moss - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 24 Yards 1 TD
M.Crabtree - 2 Targets, 0 Receptions
V.Davis - 1 Target, 0 Receptions

DEEP MIDDLE
M.Crabtree - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 27 Yards 1 TD
V.Davis - 1 Target, 0 Receptions
R.Moss - 1 Target, 0 Receptions

DEEP RIGHT
D.Walker - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 34 Yards 1 TD
M.Crabtree - 1 Target, 0 Receptions

SHORT LEFT
M.Crabtree - 4 Targets, 3 Receptions, 55 Yards, 1 TD
F.Gore - 1 Target, 1 Reception 26 Yards
R.Moss - 2 Targets, 1 Reception, 12 Yards

SHORT MIDDLE
F.Gore - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 8 Yards
M.Crabtree - 1 Target, 0 Receptions

SHORT RIGHT
M.Crabtree - 3 Targets, 3 Receptions, 25 Yards
V.Davis - 1 Target, 1 Reception, 10 Yards
L.James - 1 Target, 0 Receptions
D.Walker - 1 Target, 1 Reception, -5 Yards

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