San Francisco Defeats Denver 29-24 - Recap
The 49ers grabbed a Preseason Week 3 victory over the Broncos on Sunday, winning 29-24 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
The 49ers were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 40.5.
Colin Kaepernick completed 4 of 4 pass attempts for 80 yards and 0 TDs for the 49ers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ronnie Hillman rushed for 29 yards for Denver, while Willis McGahee added 27 yards. Peyton Manning threw for 122 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Lance Ball and Eric Decker had 42 and 38 yards respectively.
San Francisco lost the offensive yardage battle to Denver 348-304 yards in Sunday's game. Denver had more first downs as that total ended up 20-14.
San Francisco lost the time of possession battle 30:27/29:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, San Francisco takes its act home to face San Diego looking for another win. For Denver, they head on the road to face Arizona.