49ers Beat Redskins, 19-11

49ers beat Redskins 19-11 for 6th straight win.

Sunday, Nov 6, 2011  |  Updated 7:47 PM PDT
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LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Running back Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers is congratulated by teammates after scoring a touchdown Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on November 6, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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Frank Gore ran for 107 yards, and the NFL's stingiest scoring defense forced three turnovers Sunday and the San Francisco 49ers ran their winning streak to six games with a 19-11 win over the Washington Redskins.

The 49ers improved to 7-1 and have their longest winning streak since 1997. They are also 4-0 on the road for the first time since 1992 and hold a commanding lead in the NFC West.

Alex Smith completed 17 of 24 passes for 197 yards. He hit rookie fullback Bruce Miller late in the first half for the seventh-round draft pick's first career touchdown. David Akers
 kicked four field goals.

The Redskins lost their fourth straight to drop to 3-5. They ended a drought of seven quarters without a touchdown when they scored with 1:10 to play.
       
 

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