SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The San Francisco 49ers received a 4-yardtouchdown run from Jewel Hampton and a 1-yard score from Anthony Dixon in thefourth quarter to pull away for a 34-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.

Colin Kaepernick played well in just a quarter of action, going 7-of-13 for 72yards with a touchdown pass to Quinton Patton. Lavelle Hawkins added 105-yardtouchdown on a kickoff return and Phil Dawson went 2-for-2 on field goals.

Minnesota stayed winless this preseason, with quarterback Christian Ponderlosing a fumble and throwing an interception. Besides the turnovers, he threwfor 116 yards and two touchdowns on 17-of-23 efficiency.

The Niners struck first, getting a 30-yard field goal from Dawson after theteam recovered a Ponder fumble deep in Minnesota territory. Later on in thefirst, Kaepernick made it 10-0 with a 5-yard touchdown pass to Patton.

Colt McCoy then entered at quarterback and was picked off on San Francisco'sfirst drive of the second period. Chad Greenway recorded the interception, andPonder capitalized by tossing a touchdown to Zach Line from a yard out.

Hawkins, a Stockton native who played at Edison High School, restored a 10-point edge for the 49ers by taking the ensuingkickoff 105 yards for a touchdown. Dawson then made it 20-7 with a 50-yardfield goal before the half.

Ponder's last series ended in touchdown pass to cut the deficit to 20-14 inthe third, but Hampton and Dixon each had rushing scores in the fourth tobreak the game open.

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