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49ers beat Cowboys 23-6: Game recaps from Aug. 23

Aug 23, 2015 at 8:48 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys 23-6 in their exhibition home opener on Sunday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Running back Jarryd Hayne added another 54 yards rushing to his preseason resume. He also had three punt returns for 84 total yards. The defense looked solid with four sacks and three interceptions.

The 49ers' 303-pound defensive lineman Mike Purcell picked off a Dustin Vaughan pass and returned it 37 yards for a touchdown.

The 49ers' other touchdown came when Quinton Patton blocked a fourth-quarter punt and grabbed the ball in the end zone for the score.

NaVorro Bowman, who played in a football game for the first time in 581 days, ended the night with three tackles.

Here are the recaps from numerous 49ers beat writers. More will be added to the list as they come in.

49ers LB Bowman returns as more of student of the game
CSN Bay Area

49ers Preseason Week 2: Stock up/down
Examiner.com

Postgame quotes: Tomsula, Kaepernick, Hayne, Bowman, Purcell
The Mercury News

49ers 23, Cowboys 6: Grades
The Press Democrat

Hayne Plane' soars in 49ers win over the Cowboys
The Sacramento Bee

49ers beat Cowboys for first preseason win in Bowman's return
Examiner.com



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