Jimmy Garoppolo threw a TD go on his opening drive as a playoff starter after which watched San Francisco’s defence and operating sport take over from there within the 49ers’ 27-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings within the divisional spherical Saturday.
Richard Sherman arrange Tevin Coleman’s second brief landing run of the sport with an interception towards Kirk Cousins and Marcus Sherels’ fumbled punt led to a discipline purpose that made it 27-10 early within the fourth quarter.
“These guys did very nicely,” Coleman mentioned of his offensive line. “They moved the blokes again so I had clear holes to run by means of. So, yeah, they did an actual good job.”
San Francisco did not permit Minnesota to achieve a primary down for greater than 27 minutes of sport motion beginning late within the second quarter.
The Niners will host the NFC championship sport subsequent week towards the winner of Sunday’s sport between Seattle and Inexperienced Bay.
“A variety of issues to scrub up, however we performed nicely sufficient to get the win,” tight finish George Kittle mentioned. “That is all you’ll be able to ask for. Playoff soccer, anybody can win and we simply made extra performs as we speak.”
Taking part in it protected
Garoppolo threw an interception deep in his personal territory late within the first half after which spent a lot of the second half handing the ball off to Coleman and Raheem Mostert.