The Bucs were clobbered by the 49ers, 48-3, matching their worst margin of defeat in franchise history.
QB Alex Smith was 11-19 passing for 170 yards, and 3 touchdowns. Frank Gore rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown.
Josh Freeman threw a pair of interceptions, one of them returned for a touchdown by Carlos Rogers. That’s 6 by Freeman for the season, as many as he had all of last season.
Alex Smith threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Delanie Walker for the Niners first score. Frank Gore ran in from 2 yards out for another touchdown by the Niners.
The only Bucs’ score came from a Connor Barth 24 yard field goal.
Gerald McCoy left the game in the 1st quarter with a leg injury. He did not return.