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A great day to be an NFL fan

A great day to be an NFL fan

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 12, 2013
These are the days that remind us how great the NFL is. Two playoff classics - the Ravens beating the Broncos in double overtime and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick emerging as a superstar in a win over the Packers - made Saturday a wonderful day t
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  • Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers send the Packers packing

    Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers send the Packers packing

    The Green Bay Packers’ season has ended. Colin Kaepernick’s time as an NFL superstar is just beginning. Kaepernick had a brilliant performance as the 49ers defeated the Packers 45-31 on Saturday night, earning a berth in the NFC Championship Game and
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  • Pure Genius: Jim Harbaugh is looking smarter by the game, says……

    Pure Genius: Jim Harbaugh is looking smarter by the game, says…

    CNNSI.com Jan 12, 2013
    Jim Harbaugh is looking smarter by the game, says Jim Trotter. His move of Colin Kaepernick to quarterback at midseason paid off well in the Niners' 45-31 rout of the Packers.
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  • Rapid Reaction: 49ers 45, Packers 31

    Rapid Reaction: 49ers 45, Packers 31

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Jan 12, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A few thoughts on the Green Bay Packers' 45-31 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park: What it means: The Packers' season ended exactly as it began: with a mismatch against the San Francisco 49ers. The Packers sent 49ers qu…
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  • Chiefs hire Packers' Dorsey as general manager

    Chiefs hire Packers' Dorsey as general manager

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have hired longtime Packers personnel man John Dorsey to replace the fired Scott Pioli as their general manager.
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  • Deadspin Up All Night: Not Your Everyday Hologram

    Deadspin Up All Night: Not Your Everyday Hologram

    deadspin.com Jan 12, 2013
    Thank you for continued support of Deadspin. Jesus, this is a good football game. We'll be wrapping it up after (if) it ends, doing the same with Niners-Packers, and back at it tomorrow. Enjoy the Saturday night, football-watching or otherwise. More »
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  • Justin Smith, Donald Driver active, Billy Cundiff, Alex Green i…

    Justin Smith, Donald Driver active, Billy Cundiff, Alex Green inactive

    The inactives for tonight’s Packers-49ers game are out, and they’re about what we expected. San Francisco defensive end Justin Smith, who missed the last two games of the regular season with a triceps injury, is active and will give it a go. But kicke
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  • Packers-49ers II: Donald Driver active

    Packers-49ers II: Donald Driver active

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The masses have gotten their wish: Veteran receiver Donald Driver is active for Saturday night's divisional playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers. Driver is one of six receivers who are in uniform for this g…
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  • Axford one of three Brewers on Canada WBC roster

    Axford one of three Brewers on Canada WBC roster

    MLB.com Jan 12, 2013
    Relief pitchers John Axford and Jim Henderson, as well as infielder Taylor Green, are on the initial roster for Canada's World Baseball Classic team.
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  • Countdown Live: Packers-49ers

    Countdown Live: Packers-49ers

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts for the NFC playoff match up between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers. Contribute your thoughts and questions 8 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Packers-49ers
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  • Jets considering Russ Ball, too

    Jets considering Russ Ball, too

    profootballtalk.com Jan 12, 2013
    As the Jets keep searching for a General Manager who can and will work with coach Rex Ryan, they’ve finally decided to consider plucking a candidate from one of the league’s model franchises. Per a league source, Packers V.P. of football administratio
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  • Packers-49ers II: 49ers disappointed?

    Packers-49ers II: 49ers disappointed?

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    SAN FRANCISCO -- I'm a little late to this trash-talking party, but as we get closer to kickoff at Candlestick Park, I thought I would throw this your way. About 20 minutes after the Green Bay Packers drafted him in 2005, quarterback Aaron Rodgers gave …
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  • Packers-49ers II: Charles Woodson's impact

    Packers-49ers II: Charles Woodson's impact

    ESPN.com Jan 12, 2013
    We had a few discussions late this season on the Green Bay Packers' defense before, during and after linebacker Clay Matthews' hamstring injury. It's not too hard to figure out; Matthews has 15 sacks in 13 regular-season and postseason games. But what a…
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  • Video - Aaron Rodgers highlights 01:35

    Aaron Rodgers highlights

    Jan 12
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers racks up 257 yards, 2 touchdowns, and one interception in the Packers 45-31 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game.
  • Video - Divisional Can't-Miss Play: James Jones amazing catch 00:24

    Divisional Can't-Miss Play: James Jones amazing catch

    Jan 12
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers finds wide receiver James Jones for a 44-yard gain to the San Francisco 18-yard line.
  • Video - Green Bay packers wide receiver James Jones 20-yard touchdown 00:17

    Green Bay packers wide receiver James Jones 20-yard touchdown

    Jan 12
    Green Bay packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers completes to wide receiver James Jones for a 20-yard touchdown to tie the game 21-21.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris 18-yard touchdown 00:16

    Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris 18-yard touchdown

    Jan 12
    Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris runs up the middle and into the end zone for an 18-yard touchdown. The Packers lead the San Francisco 49ers 14-7.