Saints Vs. 49ers, NFL Playoffs: Darren Sproles Fumbles, San Fransisco Can't Capitalize

This game is officially a dumb game. Let's recap recent events! Darren Sproles received a punt after a San Fransisco 49ers drive went absolutely nowhere. Without being stripped, he quite literally dropped the ball and the Niners recovered. The Niners then proceeded to -- once again -- do nothing with the drive. Sproles fumbled the punt at his own 25-yard line so the 49ers had a chance to kick a field goal. David Akers made it because he is good, and his team now leads 20-14.

SI.com: Saints-49ers live boxscore

Here are the things that happened for the time the 49ers had the ball after the fumble: Alex Smith ran backwards 12 yards while being pressured, then threw the ball away. Michael Crabtree made his third drop of the game.

Everyone, stop being bad at football. Immediately.

For more on the 49ers, check out Niners Nation and SB Nation Bay Area, and for the Saints check out Canal Street Chronicles. Here's a look at the complete 2012 NFL playoffs schedule.

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