49ers vs. Falcons 2013: All You Need To Know About Week 16

Willis and Bowman tackle the Falcons

Despite the 49ers' worst defensive performance in two months, Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman showed why they're the best inside linebackers in football on Monday night against the Falcons.

What exactly perturbed Jim Harbaugh late in MNF?

Jim Harbaugh was displeased about something involving an official late in Monday's win. Any ideas what it was?

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Crowd reaction to NaVorro Bowman pick-6

The 49ers clinched their third straight playoff berth thanks in part to NaVorro Bowman's game-changing interception return for a touchdown. We've got some great crowd reaction courtesy of Bay Area Sports Guy

Patton, Tukuafu get their share of snaps

The 49ers defeated the Falcons 34-24, and had some changes in the roster. We break down the Week 16 snap count.

Should certain penalties be reviewable?

Donte Whitner got an unnecessary roughness penalty in the 49ers 34-24 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Is it time to allow for review of these kinds of penalties?

Frank Gore calls his own number on touchdown run

Frank Gore continued his climb up the all-time rushing leaderboard in the 49ers win over the Falcons. However, the most notable play of the game came when he convinced Colin Kaepernick to change a play in the huddle.

49ers-Falcons post-game transcripts

The San Francisco 49ers took care of business in Week 16, and had plenty to say after the game. Here are transcripts for your viewing pleasure.

Notable stats and performances from MNF

The 49ers wobbled at times in Week 16, but they took care of business late, defeating the Atlanta Falcons by a final score of 34-24. We've got a rundown of some of the notable performances.

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49ers close out The Stick in style

The 49ers closed out Candlestick Park on Monday Night Football. We take a look at some festivities from the evening.

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NaVorro Bowman seals the win for 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers took down the Atlanta Falcons on Monday. Donte Whitner got penalized for nothing, the tight ends struggled and NaVorro Bowman is a hero. Goodbye, Candlestick.

49ers clinch playoff berth with win over Falcons

The San Francisco 49ers want you to have a heart attack. But they won the game, and a spot in the playoffs.

49ers-Falcons fourth quarter game thread

The game conversation continues on in our fourth quarter open thread. Come join us.

49ers-Falcons third quarter game thread

The game conversation continues on in our third quarter open thread. Come join us.

49ers-Falcons second quarter game thread

The game conversation continues on in our second quarter open thread. Come join us.

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49ers-Falcons first quarter game thread

The 49ers host the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football in Week 16. We take a look at pertinent details related to the game, as well as provide an open thread for discussion.

Quinton Patton, Mike Iupati active

The 49ers and Falcons released their inactives for Week 16 Monday Night Football. We've got all the notable names.

49ers vs. Falcons: By the Numbers

Much has changed since the 49ers met the Falcons in the NFC Championship game last season. Is there any reason to believe the struggling Falcons have a chance to ruin the final game at Candlestick? We go to the numbers to find out.

Farewell to Candlestick sparks nostalgia

Candlestick Park holds distinct memories and induces a certain amount of nostalgia for every fan. We give a fond farewell to our beloved stadium.

49ers-Falcons: Why each team will win

The 49ers and Falcons square off on Monday Night Football in a few hours. Until then, let's take a look at why each team will win the Week 16 contest.

Could we see Quinton Patton? Does it matter?

The 49ers could see a change at wide receiver in Week 16. Will Quinton Patton get a shot?

TV, radio, odds nuts & bolts for 49ers-Falcons

Th 49ers host the Atlanta Falcons in Week 16 Monday Night Football. The 49ers are 14-point favorites against the 4-10 Falcons. Read on for all the nuts and bolts of the game from the odds to the TV schedule to the announcers and more.

Ryan has excelled through injuries, poor o-line

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has played well this season, despite constant pressure and injured weapons around him. Enter Justin Smith and Aldon Smith ....

Manningham sits out Saturday practice

The 49ers and Falcons released their final injury reports for Monday Night Football. We break down the notable names, including one particular DNP from the day.

49ers-Falcons get Walt Coleman for Week 16

The 49ers and Falcons Week 16 matchup will be officiated by Walt Coleman's crew. We break down the crew, and the assignments for each member.

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