Colin Kaepernick's 49ers beat Alex Smith's Chiefs in Week 5
Chiefs' big opening drive
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce strikes first blood, scoring on a two-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Alex Smith against the 49ers during the first quarter. Kansas City went 81 yards on 12 plays on that drive.
Dawson adds three
49ers placekicker Phil Dawson bangs one through the uprights, making the score 7-3 KC in the first quarter.
Harbaugh argues the call
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh argues with NFL field judge Greg Gautreaux and line judge Mike Spanier during the first quarter.
Lynch keeps attacking
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is pressured by 49ers rookie rush linebacker Aaron Lynch during the second quarter.
Chiefs wideout Dwayne Bowe blows past 49ers cornerback Perrish Cox, but drops a ball that's thrown just a bit off the mark.
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and quarterback Colin Kaepernick convene on the sideline before the opening drive to the second half.
Johnson nabs his second
49ers wide receiver Stevie Johnson celebrates his touchdown with center Daniel Kilgore after Colin Kaepernick found him all alone in the end zone. That touchdown marks his second of the season.
Chiefs retake the lead
Chiefs running back De'Anthony Thomas celebrates his score after nabbing a swing pass from Alex Smith and breaking an Antoine Bethea tackle en route to the end zone.
Catch of the game
49ers wide receiver Brandon Lloyd elevates and makes an incredibly athletic grab over the top of Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith. Lloyd caught 3 passes for a team-high 76 yards.
Huge day for Dawson
The 49ers only got in the end zone once, but Phil Dawson made field goals of 31, 55, 52, 27 and 30 yards.
Cox seals victory again
The Chiefs took over from their own 20-yard line, trailing 22-17 with 2:12 remaining. After an incomplete pass on 1st down, Alex Smith's pass intended for Anthony Fasano was intercepted by Perrish Cox. Last week, Cox picked off Eagles quarterback Nic Foles with about 40 seconds remaining to seal the 49ers' win...
Kaepernick vs. Smith
Colin Kaepernick's final stat line: 14-for-26, 201 yards, touchdown, no interceptions, 18 rush yards | Alex Smith's final stat line: 17-for-31, 175 yards, 2 touchdowns, one interception, 6 rush yards