Best photos of the 49ers’ overtime win over the Bengals
The dust has settled on the 49ers’ insane overtime victory in Cincinnati, but before we turn the page on Atlanta, we want to relive some of the San Francisco victory through some of the best photos of the game.
One of the funny things about Sunday’s game was the number of great photographic moments, from Brandon Aiyuk’s stunning insane touchdowns, to post-game celebrations and beyond.
In a vacuum, victory doesn’t look pretty. The 49ers lost 14 points in the fourth quarter and fell 23-20 in overtime. The way they won it by pushing back their typical tendencies and relying on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in overtime made the win a bit more meaningful than a single W that put San Francisco in the seed. No. 6 in the playoffs. They won a game where the running game was not great and the defense faltered late, which is not typical for this club.
If Sunday’s win was any sign of things to come for the offense, the 49ers could be really, really dangerous down the home stretch and into January. Before we look to the future, let’s look back: