49ers blow out Texans in preseason finale
49ers finish 2014 exhibition season on a high note
The San Francisco 49ers capped off the 2014 exhibition season with a 40-13 win over the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Check out the highlights, low-lights and premier moments from Thursday night's game...
Warming up the tires
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh slams the ball in the gut of rookie tailback Carlos Hyde, getting him ready for Thursday's preseason finale vs. the Texans.
Working with the quarterbacks
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh warms up alongside third-string quarterback Josh Johnson prior to the game vs. the Texans at NRG Stadium.
49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland gets a hand on Texans running back Alfred Blue, as the rest of the 49ers defense comes in to swarm the ball carrier.
Collision in the box
49ers scatback LaMichael James is stopped by Texans cornerback Andre Hal on a carry during the first quarter.
Breaking on the ball
49ers safety Craig Dahl and cornerback Darryl Morris break up a pass play intended for Texans receiver DeVier Posey during the first quarter.
49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert drops back to throw against the Texans defense in the first quarter.
Pushing the ball through coverage
Texans quarterback Case Keenum drives the ball through a lane next to 49ers defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs and in front of safety C.J. Spillman.
Getting on the same page
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh communicates to quarterback Blaine Gabbert between plays in the first half vs. the Texans.
Hot under the collar
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh gets hot on the sideline during the first half of the preseason finale.
Texans placekicker Chris Boswell is congratulated by teammate Shane Lechler after he booted a field goal against the 49ers during the first quarter, giving Houston a lead.
Yards after catch
49ers tight end Asante Cleveland rumbles for a touchdown past Houston Texans' Eddie Pleasant during the second quarter.
In the quarterback's face...
Texans quarterback Case Keenum is pressured by 49ers rookie pass rusher Aaron Lynch.
49ers rookie receiver Bruce Ellington dives toward the pylon past Texans cornerback Brandon Harris for a touchdown during the second quarter.
Pick-six by the rookie
49ers rookie linebacker Chris Borland runs an interception back for a touchdown past Texans wide receiver Uzoma Nwachukwu in the third quarter.
49ers quarterback Josh Johnson throws a pass against the Houston Texans during the second half. He finished 14-of-17 for 135 yards, three touchdowns and one interception.