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49ers vs. Cardinals: Takeaways from San Francisco's 23-20 Win over Arizona
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Needless to say, in this roller-coaster season in 2013, the San Francisco 49ers have had some dramatic finishes. And though it always hasn't been pretty, this ballclub has found a way to win time and time again, which is even more of a statement as a 12-4 team.

They just won't quit. 

In Sunday's nail-biter, coach Jim Harbaugh and his mighty Niners managed to pull off one last road victory to finish the regular season with the NFL’s longest win streak at six straight. The rival Arizona Cardinals were overwhelmed early on and couldn't do enough to recover in the final minutes, resulting in their playoff elimination and San Francisco clinching a No. 5 seed. 

And despite the tight finish, there were a lot of positives to take away from this 49ers win.

The never-say-die attitude and big-play spurts suggests this could still be the hot team entering the 2013-14 NFL playoffs. And they'll need to be if they're going to emerge from a wild-card spot. After this past week's game, did the 49ers look to be in playoff form?

The following will break down what we liked and didn't like from San Francisco's season finale. 

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