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49ers vs. Cardinals

The Cardinals play on a nationally-televised home game against the San Francisco 49ers on ESPN's "Monday Night Football."

Cardinals Inactives
QB Brian St. Pierre
CB Eric Green
T Elliot Vallejo
T Brandon Keith
DT Alan Branch
WR Early Doucet
TE Jerame Tuman
TE Ben Patrick

The 49ers won the toss and elected to receive to start the game.

1st QUARTER
49ers
KEY PLAY(S): Allen Rossum returned the kickoff 104-yards for a touchdown
FINAL PLAY: Joe Nedney converted the extra point
DRIVE TOTALS: 0:12

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 25-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Kurt Warner connected with Steve Breaston for a 22-yard gain. Kurt Warner found Jerheme Urban for a 16-yard strike. Tim Hightower had a 12-yard gain.
FINAL PLAY: Neil Rackers connected on a 28-yard field goal
DRIVE TOTALS: 9 plays, 65 yards, 5:02

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 19-yard line (after a personal foul was committed by Jeff Ulbrich on the kickoff)
KEY PLAY(S): Facing a 3rd-and-6 Aaron Francisco made a nice tackle stopping Bryant Johnson short of a first down
FINAL PLAY: Andy Lee punts the ball 53-yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 6 plays, 25 yards, 4:46

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 30-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Dirk Johnson shanks his punt
FINAL PLAY: Dirk Johnson punts the ball 23-yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 3 plays, 7 yards, 1:20

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 40-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Facing a 3rd-and-7 Shaun Hill hooks up with Jason Hill for an 11-yard gain.
FINAL PLAY: Andy Lee punts the ball 44-yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 6 plays, 16 yards, 2:15

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 20-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Facing a 3rd-and-7 Deuce Lutui is flagged for a false start
FINAL PLAY: Dirk Johnson punts the ball 52-yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 3 plays, -2 yards, 0:59

2ND QUARTER
49ers (continued from 1st quarter)
DRIVE START: San Francisco 45-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): 20-yard gain by Frank Gore. Shaun Hill hooked up with Josh Morgan for a 31 -yard TD
FINAL PLAY: Josh Morgan 31 -yard TD reception
DRIVE TOTALS: 3 plays, 55 yards, 1:13

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 22-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Warner found Breaston for a 46-yard gain.
FINAL PLAY: Warner hooked up with Boldin for a 13-yd TD strike
DRIVE TOTALS: 4 plays 78 yards, 2:25

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 20-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Rod Hood makes a nice tackle on Gore forcing the 49ers to go three and out.
FINAL PLAY: Andy Lee punts the ball 63 yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 3 plays, 7 yards, 1:35

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 20-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): After San Francisco caused Hightower to fumble, the play was reviewed and the call was overturned giving the Cards the ball back. Warner finds Boldin for a 22-yard gain.
FINAL PLAY: Neil Rackers connects on a 33-yard field goal
DRIVE TOTALS: 12 plays, 65 yards, 5:32

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 23-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Facing a 3rd-and-11 Shaun Hill ran for a 12-yard gain through Dansby's and Wilson's tackles.
FINAL PLAY: Vernon Davis 18-yard touchdown catch over Adrian Wilson from Shaun Hill
DRIVE TOTALS: 14 plays, 77 yards, 4:12

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 8-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Larry Fitzgerald 5-yard pass from Kurt Warner.
FINAL PLAY: same
DRIVE TOTALS: 1 play, 5 yards, 0:29
End of half

3RD QUARTER
CardinalsDRIVE START: Arizona 39-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Warner finds Breaston for 19-yard gain. Following a five yard completion to Fitzgerald, Nate Clements was flagged for a personal foul tacking on fifteen yards to the end of the catch.
FINAL PLAY: Warner finds Fitzgerald for a 5-yard score
DRIVE TOTALS: 7 plays, 61 yards, 3:23

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 43-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Facing a 3rd-and-1 Gore was stuffed on the Arizona 24.
FINAL PLAY: Joe Nedney connects on a 41-yard field goal
DRIVE TOTALS: 9 plays, 33 yards, 4:35

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 18-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Facing 3rd-5 Warner finds Hightower for a five yard gain to keep the drive alive. Following a 10-yard completion to Urban, San Francisco was flagged for a personal foul. On 2nd-13 Boldin was flagged for offensive pass interference.
FINAL PLAY: Dirk Johnson punts the ball 26 yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 8 plays, 46 yards, 5:29

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 10-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): On 1st-10 Hill fumbled the snap and Clark Haggans recovered the fumble.
FINAL PLAY: Haggans fumble recovery
DRIVE TOTALS: 2 plays, 0 yards, 0:56

4TH QUARTER
Cardinals (continued from the 3rd quarter)
DRIVE START: San Francisco 10-yard line
KEY PLAY(S):
FINAL PLAY: Neil Rackers connected on a 23-yard field goal
DRIVE TOTALS: 4 plays, 5 yards, 1:04

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 20-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Facing a 3rd-9 Hill finds Isaac Bruce for a 12-yard gain to keep the drive alive.
FINAL PLAY: Andy Lee punts the ball 52-yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 6 plays,19 yards, 3:17

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 9-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Nate Clements breaks up a pass on third down intended for Fitzgerald
FINAL PLAY: Dirk Johnson punts the ball 35-yards
DRIVE TOTALS: 8 plays, 47 yards, 3:46

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 14-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Karlos Dansby picks off Hill and returns it 34-yards
FINAL PLAY: Dansby INT
DRIVE TOTALS: 5 plays, 9 yards, 2:24

Cardinals
DRIVE START: San Francisco 5-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Boldin 4-yard touchdown
FINAL PLAY: Boldin 4-yard touchdown and failed on the two point conversion
DRIVE TOTALS: 2 plays, 5 yards, 0:50

49ers
DRIVE START: San Francisco 38-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Facing a 3rd-10 the Cardinals stopped the 49ers but Dansby was flagged for a late hit costing the Cards fifteen yards. On 3rd-2 Adrian Wilson picked off Hill.
FINAL PLAY: Wilson picks off Hill
DRIVE TOTALS: 9 plays, 39 yards, 1:52

Cardinals
DRIVE START: Arizona 11-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Hightower tackled for 4 yard loss by Lewis on 3rd and 2
FINAL PLAY: Johnson 40-yard punt
DRIVE TOTALS: 3 plays, 5 yards, 1:09

49ers
DRIVE START: Arizona 42-yard line
KEY PLAY(S): Hill three consecutive completions to Hill to bring 49ers down to 1-yard line with :20 remaining in game.
FINAL PLAY: Haggans stops Gore for no gain on 3rd and 2 to end the game.
DRIVE TOTALS: 6 plays, 41 yards, 1:06

Final Score: Arizona 29 - San Francisco 24

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