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One Giant leap for the legend of Jeff Garcia

Analyzing and categorizing the 49ers' dramatic and improbable 39-38 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday in an NFC wild-card game:

QUARTERBACKS Jeff Garcia climbed one more rung on the ladder to greatness by sparking San Francisco's comeback. The Niners never could have done it without him. He did it all in those final minutes - evading pressure, making plays with his arm and his feet and completing 19 of 28 passes for 207 yards and two touchdowns after the Niners fell 24 points behind. He finished 27 of 44 for 331 yards and... Recommended Stories