The 49ers’ defense couldn’t get to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, and that allowed the veteran to pass for 369 yards and three touchdowns in a 43-18 rout Sunday at Heinz Field. “They made big plays that we didn’t make,” said 49ers coach Jim Tomsula, whose first loss as the 49ers coach came in his hometown.
▪ Running back Carlos Hyde admits to feeling dizzy after being hit in the third quarter but was cleared of a concussion.
▪ The Bee’s Matt Barrows delivers the 49ers’ report card and while there are no ‘F’ grades, it’s not very pretty, either.
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Raiders quarterback Derek Carr passed for 351 yards and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw for even more in an entertaining afternoon in Oakland. The game-winning home run came late when Carr hit Seth Roberts for a score.
All Raiders quarterback Derek Carr wanted after he threw a late interception was another chance. When he got it, he made the best of it. He completed seven passes for 65 yards on the final drive, the last one a 12-yard touchdown pass with 26 seconds to play as Oakland beat visiting Baltimore 37-33 on Sunday.
Tim Hudson’s performance Sunday has the Giants thinking he can still pitch, even though the right-hander plans to retire after this season. Hudson dominated Arizona and recorded career win No. 222 as the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 5-1.
The results were not what Barry Zito hoped for, but getting back onto a major-league mound? Pretty sweet. Zito pitched the eighth inning, allowing two runs, two hits and a walk in the A’s 5-1 loss to host Houston.
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