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The last time the 49ers beat the Packers, Alex Smith was the quarterback. The last time the 49ers played in the divisional round (and won), Alex Smith was the quarterback. So as the 49ers prepare to face the Packers in the divisional round of the playo…Share Tweet
In NFL divisional playoff round, Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers looking for revenge on San Francisco 49ers just one of many inHome is where the heart and barbecued shrimp are, and for Peyton Manning, the Big Easy is also where he and little brother Eli grew up and where the Lombardi Trophy will be waiting on Feb. 3 to be hoisted amid all the confetti in the Superdome.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.Share Tweet49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said earlier this week that he had a “leader in the clubhouse” in the competition between David Akers and Billy Cundiff to serve as the team’s kicker against the Packers. Harbaugh revealed his choice on Thursday and it turneShare TweetTwo of the three wide receivers who missed practice for the Packers on Wednesday were back on the field Thursday, providing a strong sign that they’ll be ready to go when the Packers face off with the 49ers on Saturday. Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson werShare Tweet
Saturday divisional round preview: Justin Smith could make all the difference in Packers-49ers rematchyahoo.com Jan 10, 2013Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers Saturday, January 12, 8:00 p.m. ET Candlestick Park, San Francisco, Calif. When the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers faced off in Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season, it was a game of defense above all. Despit…Share TweetOne way or another, Jake Matthews was going to wind up following Luke Joeckel. Either Matthews, who is the son of Hall of Famer Bruce Matthews and a cousin of Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, would follow his fellow Texas A&M offensive tackle’s lead anShare Tweet
Tom Clements interviewing with Bears ThursdayPackers offensive coordinator Tom Clements will have to turn his attention away from the 49ers for a little bit on Thursday. Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com reports that Clements is going to interview with the Bears for their head coaching job befo…Share Tweet
Packers-49ers II: Offensive improvementESPN.com Jan 10, 2013Time for a quick quiz. Can you guess the pass-happiest game in the five-year history of the Aaron Rodgers Era? Tick, tock. Tick, tock. Brrring. It came in Week 1 of this season, the Green Bay Packers' 30-22 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. As the chart …Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round PicksShare Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Don Barclay's big taskESPN.com Jan 10, 2013The development of the Green Bay Packers' running game, and their consistent commitment to it, has been one of the stories of their season. Some of the credit has gone to an offensive line that settled down when coaches decided on rookie Don Barclay as …Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Prediction: Packers-49ersJan 10The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Green Bay at San Francisco
Defending the Top QuarterbacksJan 10The four top quarterbacks on Ron Jaworski's big board are playing this weekend, and he has some advice for the defenses trying to stop them.
Best Chance To Win RematchJan 10Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards discuss which team has the best chance to win a rematch in the playoffs.
Inside the Huddle: Looking AheadJan 10John Clayton looks ahead to decisions Andy Reid will have to make in Kansas City, Adrian Peterson's next challenge, an NFC playoff trend and how RG III's knee injury may affect his future performance.