The Bucs defense played it tough but it was a clinic by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who executed extremely well throughout the day, spreading the ball around to his receivers and taking his running lanes when they were provided to him.
He was able to post nearly 300 all-purpose yards, while throwing for two touchdowns and not turning it over once. Improvising on third down, Kap proved to be a nightmare, exploring his full skill set as a mutli-tooled quarterback and finding his main guy, Michael Crabtree.
And what is left to say about this defense? Once again, linebacker Patrick Willis came out swinging and didn't let up. This kept them in the game even when things got tight.
With today's win, San Francisco is in a position to lock up a postseason slot before the weekend is over.