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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…Upvote 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 Updated 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.Upvote Share TweetSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.Upvote Share Tweet
Healthy Sizemore set to help wherever A's need himMLB.com Updated Jan 10, 2013Scott Sizemore feels normal again. Translation: The A's infielder is fully healthy, just as he was a year ago. That was before he suffered a torn ACL on the first day of spring workouts, underwent a lengthy rehab on his surgically repaired left knee and…Upvote 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…Upvote 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…Upvote 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 turneUpvote Share TweetRight-hander Chris Resop has agreed to a $1.35 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.Upvote Share 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 werUpvote Share 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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’ oUpvote Share 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…Upvote 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…Upvote Share TweetPeter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round PicksUpvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet49ersgab.com Updated 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 foUpvote Share TweetIn 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…Upvote 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Behind the Box Score, where Memphis built up a burly win in the Bay AreaMemphis 94, Golden State 87 Even before the game, you sort of assumed that Golden State would come ready to bang in the team’s pairing with Memphis. If things hold up from here until April, the two squads will meet in the first round of this spring’sUpvote Share Tweet
Rolling Grizzlies give Warriors 2nd straight lossZach Randolph had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Rudy Gay scored 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies completed a 3-0 road trip with a 94-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Grizz finish 3-0 road trip by wearing out WarriorsGrizz finish 3-0 road trip by wearing out WarriorsUpvote 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.
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
Greg Oden, former No. 1 overall pick, plans to resume playing career - sou…Jan 10Former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden has decided to resume
Adande: NBA basketball might return to SeattleJan 10What would we miss about the Sacramento Kings? What does it mean for Seattle?