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Colin Kaepernick raises eyebrows after wearing Brewers cap duri…

Colin Kaepernick raises eyebrows after wearing Brewers cap during Packers week

yahoo.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is widely credited with sparking the San Francisco 49ers in the second half of the NFL season. He's already achieved pre-folk hero status on Candlestick Point. He's also definitely considered a reason the Niners might beat t…
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  • Niners expecting Smith to play vs. Packers

    Niners expecting Smith to play vs. Packers

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl defensive end Justin Smith is listed as probable for Saturday's NFL divisional playoff game against the Green Bay Packers.
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  • Divisional round programming note

    Divisional round programming note

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    It's about time to take this show out west. The San Francisco 49ers will be at Candlestick Park on Saturday evening, awaiting the Green Bay Packers for a divisional-round playoff matchup. My guess is that NFC West blogger Mike Sando is already waiting f…
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  • Packers healthy heading into Candlestick

    Packers healthy heading into Candlestick

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013
    Wide receiver Jordy Nelson sat out a couple of days of practice and quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been under the weather, but the Packers are heading to San Francisco with a roster as healthy as they could probably hope for at this point in the season. …
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  • Giants, Jets, Broncos: Answers to Readers' Questions

    Giants, Jets, Broncos: Answers to Readers' Questions

    nytimes.com Jan 11, 2013
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Final Word: Packers-49ers

    Final Word: Packers-49ers

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Saturday's Green Bay Packers-San Francisco 49ers divisional playoff game: Tight matchup: In talking and writing about this game over the past week, it became clear that there truly is no favorite. The Packers and 49ers ha…
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  • Donald Driver volunteers for special teams duty

    Donald Driver volunteers for special teams duty

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013
    Other players with the resume of Donald Driver might have made far more of a stink. But the Packers veteran wide receiver has refused to make a spectacle of himself as he’s fallen down the offensive pecking order, and has even volunteered to play specia
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  • Packers-49ers II: Aaron Rodgers goes home

    Packers-49ers II: Aaron Rodgers goes home

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    BREAKING: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers grew up in Chico, Calif., which is more or less San Francisco 49ers country, which means Rodgers was once a big 49ers fan. In the video, Rodgers tells ESPN's Bob Holtzman: "I have lot of great m…
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  • The Aaron Rodgers Story, Starring the Chip on Aaron Rodgers's S…

    The Aaron Rodgers Story, Starring the Chip on Aaron Rodgers's Shoulder

    grantland.com Jan 11, 2013
    This Saturday night, I plan on sitting in front of my television set for three-plus hours and praying that the Packers' pass protection is better than...
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Who is picking the Packers? 04:20

    'Playbook': Who is picking the Packers?

    Jan 11
    Can the Green Bay Packers put together a running game to help out QB Aaron Rodgers? Find out if any of our "Playbook" analysts think that Rodgers and company can pick up a win in San Francisco.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers 03:39

    'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Jan 11
    What has changed since the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers last played in the first week of the season? Our "Playbook" guys take a look at the 49ers' offense versus the Packers' defense.
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Saturday Preview 03:05

    NFL Live OT: Saturday Preview

    Jan 11
    Trey Wingo, Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards preview Saturday's Ravens-Broncos and Packers-49ers games.
  • Video - 'NFL Films Presents': Week 4- New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers 04:16

    'NFL Films Presents': Week 4- New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers

    Jan 11
    Take a look at one of the best games of the season, as Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers takes the field for the first time since the 'Fail Mary,' when his team takes on the New Orleans Saints

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchups

    Jan 11
    The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
  • Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite history

    Jan 11
    RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…
  • The Sports Guy make his divisional playoffs picks

    Jan 11
    Aaron Rodgers's quest for revenge highlights the Sports Guy's inbox while he makes his divisional weekend picks.