The 49ers are favored in Sunday’s NFC Championship game in Atlanta after quarterback Colin Kaepernick led the team to a 45-31 win over the Green Bay Packers.
After dismantling the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, the 49ers find themselves back in the NFC Championship Game. With the Falcons holding serve against the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco will travel to Atlanta with one win standing in the way of both teams of a trip to the Super Bowl. By playing a Falcons team who ended the season as the number 1 seed, in the Georgia Dome, the 49ers will be the underdogs, but have to like their chances of pulling off the upset and moving on to the Super Bowl.
Matt Bryant kicked a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Seattle Seahawks 30-28 in an NFC divisional playoff game Sunday.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – In his first playoff game as a starting NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick will lead the San Francisco 49ers against the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Saturday. “He’s excited for the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had ACL and LCL surgery Wednesday on the knee injured in Washington’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks. It’s not clear if he’ll be able to […]
Playing with an injured knee, Redskins quarterback RG III was visibly limping but stayed in the game until the knee buckled in the fourth quarter in Washington’s loss to Seattle Sunday. Should he have been taken out of the game earlier?
Like many football fans, I was looking forward to the last of the four first-weekend NFL playoff games. That matchup between the fast-improving Seattle Seahawks and the Robert Griffin III-led Washington Redskins looked pretty juicy.
Although they have plenty of internal things to shore up before the take the field on January 12th, the 49ers will have a close eye on the two NFC match-ups this weekend. No team presents an easy match up moving forward, but it would benefit the 49ers for the Redskins and Vikings to emerge victorious.
The Packers lost to the Vikings in Minnesota Sunday. But the rematch in Saturday’s NFC wild card game is at Lambeau Field. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that the Packers will need more than home field advantage to win the game.
Oregon coach Chip Kelly reportedly has interviews lined up with the Browns, Bills and Eagles following Thursday night’s Fiesta Bowl game against Kansas State.