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The San Francisco 49ers have the NFL’s top-ranked defense, but on Sunday Tre’Quan Smith and the New Orleans Saints routinely had their way with it.

This was clearly illustrated when Smith broke multiple tackles on his way into the end zone for the go-ahead score.

New Orelans attempted a two-point conversion but were denied, which gave them a one-point lead over the 49ers, 46-45, with 53 seconds remaining,

Jesse Reed
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