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Here are your top 49ers storylines for Monday, January 10.
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49ers Make Epic Comeback vs. Rams to Clinch Playoff Spot in OT Win
There are three things for certain in life: death, taxes and a San Francisco 49ers thriller when it's all on the line (remember Week 17 of 2019?)
Nonetheless, after a bleek start, the San Francisco 49ers managed a colossal second-half comeback in their regular season finale against the Los Angeles Rams. After trailing 17-0 at one point and a trip to overtime, the 49ers pulled off a 27-24 victory and finally punched their ticket into the postseason. Sunday's win marked the sixth-straight victory over Los Angeles.
49ers Opponent Officially Set in NFC Wild Card Round
An interception by San Francisco 49ers rookie cornerback Ambry Thomas in overtime sealed the victory over the Los Angeles Rams in the team's regular season finale on Sunday and also (finally) punched their ticket into the postseason.
The full NFC picture has finally taken shape at the close of the afternoon games with San Francisco clinching the sixth seed in the division.
The 49ers are set to head to Dallas to face Dak Prescott and the Cowboys in the Wild Card round. The game is set for 1:30 p.m. PT on Sunday, January 16 on CBS. The matchup will also be available on Paramount+, Nickelodeon and Amazon Prime Video.
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The NFL Reacts to 49ers Thrilling OT Win vs. Rams 🔥
In a tale of two halves, the San Francisco 49ers made a huge comeback after trailing 17 points before going into the half. The 49ers managed to rally back and tie the game late in the fourth quarter to force the contest into overtime. A game-sealing interception off of quarterback Matthew Stafford gave the 49ers their sixth-straight win over Los Angeles and ultimately, punching their ticket to the postseason.