The NFC’s all-pro offense features Packers QB Aaron Rodgers handing the ball to AP and tossing it to Megatron. Who else?
The game was close on the scoreboard for the first half, but in the second half, San Francisco dominated the Packers to set up their return to the NFC Championship Game to face either the Falcons or Seahawkss. It was a complete team effort, but in his first playoff game, Colin Kaepernick again proved that he is up to any challenge and lead the charge in an performance that may be the best ever by a quarterback.
With multiple Pro Bowlers on both sides of the ball, the match-up between the 49ers and Packers will not be lacking talent. Both teams are well coached, disciplined and hungry for a win. The difference in this game will come down to the attention to 3 key areas and some luck.
Two Northern California quarterbacks face off in Saturday’s divisional playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park.
By beating the Packers in Week 1, in Green Bay no less, San Francisco should have plenty of confidence that they can beat the NFC North Champs again on Saturday. While the early season victory means nothing now, the fact that the game is in San Francisco does. The Packers have struggled outside of Lambeau this year, and can’t be happy to have to go to San Francisco to try and keep their season alive.
The Central Valley hometowns of the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers quarterbacks are abuzz about a playoff showdown on Saturday that promises a double dose of local boy makes good.
After beating the Minnesota Vikings, the Green Bay Packers head to San Francisco to meet the 49ers on Saturday in the Divisional Playoff game. “The Packers this year haven’t been as good or as strong,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
When it was announced that Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Christian Ponder would be unable to play in the wild card match-up between Green Bay and Minnesota, the Packers booked their flight to San Francisco. Green Bay dominated their undermanned opponent, setting up what stacks up to be one of the best game of the playoffs, and a battle that could very well determine the NFC representative in the Super Bowl.
Rodgers went on NFL Total Access and seemed to vent his frustrations with the entire way Smith’s injury was handled by Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers.
In a key AFC match-up Monday night, the New England Patriots steam-rolled the Houston Texans 42-14.