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49ers 48, Buccaneers 3

SAN FRANCISCO — Alex Smith threw two of his three touchdown passes to Vernon Davis, Frank Gore ran for a score in his second straight 100-yard rushing game and San Francisco pummeled Tampa Bay for its best start in nine years. Carlos Rogers returned an interception 31 yards for a touchdown, and tight ends Davis and Delanie Walker each caught TD passes of 20-plus yards in San Francisco’s third straight win.