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Packers-49ers II: Jordy Nelson sits out

Packers-49ers II: Jordy Nelson sits out

ESPN.com CNNSI.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
As we get closer to Saturday night's divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park, the biggest injury question might be whether or not Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson will play. Nelson missed his second consecutive practice Wednesday because of w…
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  • Which NFL TV Markets Got Stuck With The Worst Games This Season…

    Which NFL TV Markets Got Stuck With The Worst Games This Season?

    deadspin.com Jan 9, 2013
    People often split up NFL fanbases by state. As in: Michigan=Lions, Wisconsin=Packers, Illinois=Bears. There are two reasons for this. First, it's easy. We're used to looking at maps and dividing stuff up along state lines (like electoral votes). Second…
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  • Double Coverage: Packers at 49ers

    Double Coverage: Packers at 49ers

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    The 2012 season began at Lambeau Field for ESPN.com's NFC West and NFC North bloggers. The San Francisco 49ers had a Week 1 date against the Green Bay Packers, which meant that Mike Sando and Kevin Seifert would be working side by side in a game that fi…
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  • Packers-49ers II: Aaron Rodgers on the road

    Packers-49ers II: Aaron Rodgers on the road

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    As we get inch closer to Saturday night's divisional playoff game at Candlestick Park, it's become quite clear that NFC West blogger Mike Sando is on a mission to equate San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick with the Green Bay Packers' Aaron …
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  • Brilliant Move: Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny…

    Brilliant Move: Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny i…

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Colin Kaepernick, like his coach, shows uncanny intangibles. Plus, he brings long-term comfort to the franchise, making Jim Harbaugh look ingenius, writes Michael Rosenberg.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Broncos Look To Repeat Against Ravens 03:02

    NFL32OT: Broncos Look To Repeat Against Ravens

    Jan 9
    Episode 245: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the upcoming matchup between the Ravens and Broncos. Mark Schlereth breaks down the effectiveness of Aldon Smith. The NFL32 crew discuss the divisional playoff matchups.
  • Video - Mr. Rodgers' Neighborhood 04:38

    Mr. Rodgers' Neighborhood

    Jan 9
    Every Sunday, the small Northern Californian town of Chico turns into Green Bay West in support of homegrown Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Steve Cyphers takes a journey to see just how much this small town loves its Super Bowl-winning quarterback.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Don Barclay 01:44

    Blogger Blitz: Don Barclay

    Jan 9
    NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert talks about the challenge that Packers' rookie tackle Don Barclay will face on Saturday
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: GB-SF 01:15

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: GB-SF

    Jan 9
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Packers-49ers

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick …

    Jan 9
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...