GLENDALE AZ - NOVEMBER 29: Quarterback Derek Anderson #3 of the Arizona Cardinals walks off the field during the NFL game against the San Francisco 49ers at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 29 2010 in Glendale Arizona. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 27-6. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers Cruise To 27-6 Win Over Cardinals, Derek Anderson Does Not Find It Funny

Brian Westbrook had his first big game in a 49ers uniform, rushing for 136 yards and a touchdown to lead San Francisco to a 27-6 win over Arizona but all anyone will be talking about Tuesday is Derek Anderson's post-game tirade.

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49ers Vs. Cardinals: VIDEO Of Derek Anderson's Tirade At Post-Game Press Conference

Cardinals QB Derek Anderson had a no-good, very bad game Monday night against the 49ers. He was 16-of-35 for 196 yards, zero TDs and one INT, not to mention that he seemed completely out of it in the second half.

It also didn’t help matters that he got caught on camera late in the game laughing while his team was down 18 points.

When asked what elicited the chuckles at the post-game press conference, Anderson let loose. Call it a tirade, a meltdown or a rant. Whatever it was, it was ten times more exciting than the actual game that preceded it.

Let the Derek Zoolander jokes fly…

Update: Not to be outdone, Stuart Scott teased Derek Anderson's freak out by invoking an accidental f-bomb of his own in a moment in which he was trying to do the exact opposite.

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49ers Vs. Cardinals: Westbrook's Big Night Propels Niners To 27-6 Victory

It wasn’t pretty but, then again, you didn’t expect to be.

Thankfully, Brian Westbrook decided to have his first big game in a 49ers uniform, rushing for 136 yards and a touchdown to lead San Francisco to a 27-6 win over Arizona on Monday night.

Thrust into a featured role when Frank Gore went down with a hip injury, Westbrook touched the ball 23 times as the 49ers (4-7) took control early to claim their fourth win in six games. It was the 21st 100+ yard game in Westbrook’s career but the first since 2008.

Troy Smith threw for 129 yards and connected with Michael Crabtree for a 38- yard touchdown pass in the first quarter that gave San Francisco the lead for good.

Arizona (3-8) only managed two field goals from Jay Feely in its sixth straight loss. The Cardinals gained a measly 13 yards rushing the entire game.

San Fran blog Niners Nation loves what they saw out of the Niners’ offensive line:

Our offensive line has the ability to play at a high level. Looking at the Cardinals pass rush, it has been decent this season. Watching them tonight, they didn’t look too bad, their technique was good, but they were consistently beaten by our guys. Considering the absolute spanking they were given to Tampa Bay, who don’t have much of a pass rush, I’ll take this as a good sign for our line.

Meanwhile, Arizona blog Revenge of the Birds is resigned to the fact that the Cardinals are awful again:

The Cardinals are now 3-8, and their season is essentially over now. It is basically time to just hope that they get a high enough draft pick to get Andrew Luck or another Quarterback that isn’t completely awful. They are also in last place in the NFC West, which is led by the 5-6 Rams and Seahawks. Truly an awful division.


49ers Vs. Cardinals: Shane Andrus' Kick Extends Niners' Lead

In their first drive of the second half, the 49ers drove down the field from their own 30 to get to Arizona’s 18. From there, it was supposed to be a 47-yard chippy for Steve Andrus to extend the lead.

The Cardinals had other ideas and blocked the kick. Unfortunately for them, their lack of a coherent offense plagued them into a 3-and-out and the Niners got the ball back at their own 36. From there it was four minute jaunt back down the field to Arizona’s 20-yard line.

Andrus came out to kick over from almost the same spot and this time his kick went true. 24-6 Niners with a little over two minutes left in the third quarter.

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