What it means: Something had to give, right? The 49ers, riding a two-game losing streak, had never lost three in a row under fourth-year coach Jim Harbaugh. And the Saints had won 19 straight regular-season home games under coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees. The 49ers re-discovered their identity as a power-running team early and got out to a 14-0 lead before hiding and holding on.
via ESPN.com – NFL Nation http://ift.tt/1AOLXCo