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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick‘s legs were too much, as the Niners knocked the Packers out of the playoffs with a 23-20 win at frigid Lambeau Field. A huge focus on the game was the brutal temps in Green Bay. The temps at kickoff was 5 degrees, with a wind c…Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 5, 2014The Bengals-Chargers game and the Packers-49ers matchup on Sunday were played in conditions far better than a 1982 playoff contest in Cincinnati.Share TweetSan Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh is never shy about talking up his players, and he did so in a big way after Sunday’s big win over the Packers. Harbaugh said after the game that 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree, who had eight catches for 125 yards, has t…Share Tweetgreenbaypackernation.com Jan 5, 2014The Packers ran out of magic in the Niners’ wild card visit to Lambeau Field as Jim Harbaugh’s crew beat Green Bay for the fourth consecutive time. Colin Kaepernick had his way through the air against a Packers pass defense that saw four starters suffer…Share Tweet
Cool Offsides Penalty Has No Effect On 49ers Windeadspin.com Jan 5, 2014Joe Buck and Troy Aikman might have underplayed how close the 49ers-Packers game was to giving us extra football. Phil Dawson's game-winning kick went through Davon House's arms before it went through the uprights—though House may have been was offsides…Share Tweet
House nearly blocked kick, but he was offsideAfter 49ers kicker Phil Dawson nailed a game-winning field goal at Lambeau Field, FOX eventually focused on a replay that showed the ball pass through the arms of Packers cornerback Davon House, who had come around the edge for the block. FOX didn’t poi…Share TweetThe good news for the Packers is that they won’t lose for the third straight year in the divisional round of the playoffs. The 2013 Packers won’t get to that level of the postseason, thanks to a 33-yard field goal from Phil Dawson that gave the 49ers th…Share TweetThe NFL continues to struggle to ensure that potentially concussed players are kept out of game action. According to Pam Oliver of FOX, Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari forced his way onto the field while being evaluated for a concussion. Bakhtiari, …Share Tweet
John Kuhn scores huge touchdown but fails miserably on Lambeau Leap attemptyahoo.com Jan 5, 2014John Kuhn is a valuable member of the Green Bay Packers who has scored in five straight games now. Aaron Rodgers considers Kuhn to be one of the smartest players he has played with. And yet in terms of raw athleticism, maybe Kuhn comes up just a little …Share TweetThe Green Bay Packers lost a pair of key defensive players on their first series of Sunday's NFC wild-card playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.Share TweetThe momentum has swung back to the road team. Thanks to a play that surely brought back very bad memories for the Packers. A 42-yard scramble by quarterback Colin Kaepernick put the ball at the Green Bay 13. Two plays later, running back Frank Gore ran …Share Tweet
Erin Andrews, Stacey Dales try to survive sideline assignments in frigid Green Bayyahoo.com Jan 5, 2014GREEN BAY, Wis. – If you haven't heard, it's really cold here. The Packers and 49ers are set for "Ice Bowl 2" or whatever nickname they'll end up giving the NFC wild-card playoff game, and the story is the weather. It's awful. Health officials…Share Tweet
Niners' Davis rips Wisconsin town on TwitterESPN.com Jan 5, 2014San Francisco 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis tweeted disparaging words about Appleton, Wis. on Saturday night on the eve of his team's NFC wild-card game against the Green Bay Packers.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 5, 2014Many people on Twitter thought that this is was the frigid state of Lambeau Field today, before the 49ers-Packers game. It is not. This AP photo is from Dec. 22. The Packers also put it on Instagram two weeks ago.Read more...Share Tweet
Anthony Davis won’t be retiring in Green BayAs the 49ers prepare to face the Packers in Green Bay, thanks to a league rule that forces wild-card teams with superior records to visit division winners with lesser won-loss-tie marks, San Francisco offensive lineman Anthony Davis won’t be leaving his…Share Tweet
Kaepernick Comes Up Big For 49ersJan 5Eric Allen breaks down the 49ers' win against the Packers and the road ahead for San Francisco.
49ers Edge Packers On Late Field GoalJan 5Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired to give the 49ers a 23-20 victory over the Packers.
49ers Edge Packers On Late Field GoalJan 5SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired to lead the 49ers past the Packers 23-30.
2014 Wild Card Weekend REMIXJan 5Relive all the high-flying highlights from each of the four games in this year's Wild Card Weekend in this epic best of video. It's the perfect way to catch up if you missed any of the playoff action.