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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 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.Upvote Share TweetSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- David Akers is keeping his job as San Francisco's starting kicker. For now, anyway.Upvote Share Tweet
Injured Chris Narveson agrees to $840k deal with BrewersMILWAUKEE (AP) -- Left-hander Chris Narveson and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to an $840,000, one-year contract.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 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
Saturday divisional round preview: Justin Smith could make all the difference in Packers-49ers rematchyahoo.com Updated 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…Upvote 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 anUpvote 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 Tweet
Packers-49ers II: Offensive improvementESPN.com Updated 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
New coach Jim Boylan has unleashed Brandon Jennings’ swag, according to Brandon Jenningsyahoo.com Updated Jan 10, 2013Taking over an NBA team in the middle of the season isn't an easy job, but Jim Boylan's making it look that way, posting two wins in two tries since taking over for Scott Skiles after he and the Milwaukee Bucks elected to "part ways" on Monday…Upvote Share Tweet
Braun heads wide array of guests to attend fanfestMLB.com Updated Jan 10, 2013All-Star outfielder Ryan Braun and all three of the Brewers' new relievers were among 50 current, former and future players confirmed Thursday to attend the team's annual "On Deck" event later this month.Upvote Share TweetPeter King: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round PicksUpvote Share TweetThe original model for the D-League is yesterday's news. Teams are embracing the league more than ever before as a resource to develop precious young talent, says Ian Thomsen.Upvote Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Don Barclay's big taskESPN.com Updated 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 …Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Jan 10, 2013Milwaukee Bucks point guard Monta Ellis spins through Chicago Bulls defenders and gets the shot to fall.Upvote Share Tweet
The Lakers Nearly Pull Off A Crazy Comeback; Brandon Jennings Lights It Updimemag.com Updated Jan 10, 2013Everyone claims they have the answers for the Lakers problems this year. But there’s one that’s stumped Hollywood for over a decade: what to do with Tony Parker. In San Antonio’s wild three-point win over the Lakers, Parker looked like he was runninUpvote Share Tweet
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.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Packers-49ersJan 10The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Green Bay at San Francisco
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.
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?