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49ers edge Packers late in a game of missed opportunities

49ers edge Packers late in a game of missed opportunities

CNNSI.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 5, 2014
Green Bay had its chances and missed them, falling to a second straight playoff loss to the 49ers.
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  • Packers Season Ends Again At Hands Of Niners In 23-20 Loss

    Packers Season Ends Again At Hands Of Niners In 23-20 Loss

    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…
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  • Wild-Card Weather Balmy, Compared With the ‘Freezer Bowl’

    Wild-Card Weather Balmy, Compared With the ‘Freezer Bowl’

    nytimes.com Jan 5, 2014
    The Bengals-Chargers game and the Packers-49ers matchup on Sunday were played in conditions far better than a 1982 playoff contest in Cincinnati.
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  • Jim Harbaugh says Crabtree has the best hands of all time

    Jim Harbaugh says Crabtree has the best hands of all time

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2014
    San 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…
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  • Wild Card Takeaways: The Packers ran out of magic in the Niners…

    Wild Card Takeaways: The Packers ran out of magic in the Niners’ wil…

    The 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…
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  • Cool Offsides Penalty Has No Effect On 49ers Win

    Cool Offsides Penalty Has No Effect On 49ers Win

    deadspin.com Jan 5, 2014
    Joe 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…
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  • House nearly blocked kick, but he was offside

    House nearly blocked kick, but he was offside

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2014
    After 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…
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  • Dawson kicks San Francisco into divisional round

    Dawson kicks San Francisco into divisional round

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2014
    The 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…
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  • Possibly concussed Bakhtiari forces his way back to field for e…

    Possibly concussed Bakhtiari forces his way back to field for extra point

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2014
    The 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, …
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  • John Kuhn scores huge touchdown but fails miserably on Lambeau …

    John Kuhn scores huge touchdown but fails miserably on Lambeau Leap attempt

    yahoo.com Jan 5, 2014
    John 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 …
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  • Packers CB Shields, LB Neal hurt vs. Niners

    Packers CB Shields, LB Neal hurt vs. Niners

    The 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.
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  • Kaepernick run fuels 49ers touchdown

    Kaepernick run fuels 49ers touchdown

    The 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 …
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  • Erin Andrews, Stacey Dales try to survive sideline assignments …

    Erin Andrews, Stacey Dales try to survive sideline assignments in frigid Green Bay

    yahoo.com Jan 5, 2014
    GREEN 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…
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  • Niners' Davis rips Wisconsin town on Twitter

    Niners' Davis rips Wisconsin town on Twitter

    ESPN.com Jan 5, 2014
    San 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.
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  • This Is Not What Lambeau Field Currently Looks Like

    This Is Not What Lambeau Field Currently Looks Like

    deadspin.com Jan 5, 2014
    Many 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...
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  • Anthony Davis won’t be retiring in Green Bay

    Anthony Davis won’t be retiring in Green Bay

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2014
    As 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…
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  • Video - Kaepernick Comes Up Big For 49ers 04:57

    Kaepernick Comes Up Big For 49ers

    Jan 5
    Eric Allen breaks down the 49ers' win against the Packers and the road ahead for San Francisco.
  • Video - 49ers Edge Packers On Late Field Goal 01:01

    49ers Edge Packers On Late Field Goal

    Jan 5
    Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired to give the 49ers a 23-20 victory over the Packers.
  • Video - 49ers Edge Packers On Late Field Goal 01:38

    49ers Edge Packers On Late Field Goal

    Jan 5
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired to lead the 49ers past the Packers 23-30.
  • Video - 2014 Wild Card Weekend REMIX 02:55

    2014 Wild Card Weekend REMIX

    Jan 5
    Relive 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.

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    Jan 5
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild and eventful NFL wild-card round, while spending a snowy Sunday in Indianapolis. ...
  • 2013 NFL playoffs -- The Patriots and Broncos are on a collision course fo…

    Jan 5
    AFC playoff Q&A: Expect the Broncos and Patriots to be ready and rested for divisional weekend.
  • Clayton: Examining the NFC divisional round

    Jan 5
    Playoff experience is paying off at QB. Plus, the importance of Michael Crabtree, the Saints' best plan of attack and more.
  • 2013 NFL playoffs -- Experience counts in NFC playoffs

    Jan 5
    Playoff experience is paying off at QB. Plus, the importance of Michael Crabtree, the Saints' best plan of attack and more.