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49ers solid all around, hold on for 30-22 win at Green Bay

  • San Francisco 49ers' Frank Gore (21) runs past Green Bay Packers' M.D. Jennings (43) during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Green Bay, Wis. The 49ers won 30-22. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

GREEN BAY, Wis. — With the arrival of Randy Moss and a few other additions in the offseason, quarterback Alex Smith knew the San Francisco 49ers were serious about beefing up their passing game.

And while the 49ers aren't going to stray completely from the defense and running game-based formula that got them to the NFC Championship game last season, Smith hoped he gave future opponents a few things to think about with his play in Sunday's 30-22 victory over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

"I take pride that we're going to be balanced," Smith said. "We're not going to be predictable. We're not going to be one-dimensional. We're got a lot of different players that can do a lot of different things. We're going to make you defend everything."

Smith was 20 of 26 for 211 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions, spreading the ball around to six different receivers — including Moss and fellow offseason addition Mario Manningham.

"I thought he was great," 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said of Smith. "He used his legs, he used his arm, he used his mind, he used his toughness. Really accurate, was really efficient. Played a heck of a ballgame."


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