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49ers clinch playoff berth by holding off Rams 27-24 in OT


AP Sports Writer

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers clinched a playoff spot with a 27-24 overtime victory over the NFC West champion Los Angeles Rams. Robbie Gould hit a 24-yard field goal with 2:45 left in overtime and Ambry Thomas made a game-ending interception. Jauan Jennings caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Jimmy Garoppolo with 26 seconds left in regulation for the 49ers. They are postseason-bound for only the second time in eight years. Cooper Kupp caught a go-ahead TD pass from Matthew Stafford with 2:26 to play for the Rams, whose five-game winning streak ended.

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