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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 innydailynews.com Jan 10, 2013Home 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 TweetSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.Share TweetMerril Hoge, Chris Mortensen, Mark Schlereth, Seth Wickersham and Keyshawn Johnson are picking the Green Bay Packers to defeat the San Francisco 49ers in the teams' divisional playoff game Saturday. K.C. Joyner is calling the 49ers' offense overrated wh…Share Tweet
At the risk of taking Peyton's name in vainWhen the Seattle Seahawks were preparing to face San Francisco a few weeks ago, quarterback Russell Wilson stopped practice to correct a defensive back's alignment so the offense could get the precise look it was expecting from the 49ers that week. It r…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 Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013Two 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
Tom Clements interviewing with Bears Thursdayprofootballtalk.com Jan 10, 2013Packers 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 Tweetyahoo.com Jan 10, 2013The NFL is back up to six head coaching vacancies as new Jags GM Dave Caldwell fired Mike Mularkey after just one season at the helm. It doesn’t happen often, but it goes to show that one bad year can get you fired in the NFL. Greg Roman, the 49ers’ oShare Tweet
What to expect on the Patrick Willis front2012 Packers With Zero RBs on Field Patrick Willis spent unusually long stretches on the sideline when the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers in Week 1. The Pro Bowl linebacker figures to play more extensively when the teams play one ano…Share Tweet
Where West coaches stand as candidatesA few NFC West assistant coaches and personnel evaluators remain in play for jobs elsewhere: A look at where things stand: Greg Roman, San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator: Roman's name has surfaced in connection with head coaching jobs in San Dieg…Share Tweet
Catch Me If You Can: Just when you think you have him ... nope. One Aa…Just when you think you have him ... nope. One Aaron Rodgers trait could make the difference in the game of the weekend, Peter King writes as he picks divisional round winners.Share TweetPeter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round PicksShare Tweet49ersgab.com Jan 10, 201349ers long snapper Brian Jennings confirmed Wednesday what a few photos taken at Candlestick Park earlier this week seemed to suggest: The playing surface for Saturday’s game looks a bit bedraggled, Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports.. “The foShare Tweetyahoo.com Jan 10, 2013In their search for a new general manager, the New York Jets have interviewed San Francisco 49ers director of player personnel Tom Gamble, New York Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross and current Jets assistant GM Scott Cohen. The Jets were in…Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Road to SuperdomeGood morning. We'll kick off this Thursday with a video discussion featuring Dan Graziano and me discussing where the San Francisco 49ers stand heading into their divisional-round playoff game against Green Bay. Around the NFC West: Jan. 10, 2013 This o…Share Tweet
NFL32OT: The Pressure Is OnJan 10Episode 246: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss whether Colin Kaepernick can lead the 49ers past Green Bay. Steve Young breaks down the expectations for Matt Ryan in the playoffs. The NFL32 crew discuss the Seahawks-Falcons matchup.
How important is San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith to the 49ers?Jan 10Willie McGinest joins "NFL Total Access" to explain how San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith is such a vital part of the 49ers' defense.
Jaguars Not Interested In TebowJan 10Jaguars general manager David Caldwell says Tim Tebow isn't in team's plans.
Best Chance To Win RematchJan 10Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards discuss which team has the best chance to win a rematch in the playoffs.
Jim Trotter: Former Junior Seau teammate not surprised by linebacker's CTE…Jan 10"Budddyyyy, my head was KILLING me!" -- Linebacker Junior Seau, several hours after a violent collision in a 2001 practice.
NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Divisional roundJan 10Six quarterbacks have divvied up the past nine Super Bowl wins. Will we see a fresh face this year?
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round PicksJan 10Peter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Picks