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It all started so well for the Green Bay Packers, taking an early lead on an interception returned for a touchdown. Then, over the final 58 minutes of the game, the San Francisco 49ers dominated offensively and sent Green Bay into the offseason with its second divisional-round defeat in two years.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 45-31 loss to the 49ers:
Passing offense: B
Aaron Rodgers didn't have the type of game that best displayed his MVP-level skill, but the Packers moved the ball fairly well through the air. Rodgers completed 26 of 39 attempts for 257 yards with two touchdown passes and one interception, finishing with a solid passer rating of 91.5.
The two big passing plays were connections with James Jones and Greg Jennings, each of whom also caught a touchdown from Rodgers. Jennings, in what could have been his final game with the Packers, led the team with six receptions for 54 yards. Jones had a team-high 87 yards on four catches. Rodgers also complet...
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Rodgers throws a pass against the 49ers in the week one matchup. (Getty Images/Andy Lyons)
The Green Bay Packers head out west to take on the San Francisco 49ers with a trip to the NFC Championship game on the line.
These two teams faced off in week one with the 49er’s winning 30-22 in Lambeau. Both teams have changed since that game, which will make this game completely different...
The Green Bay Packers got pushed around by the San Francisco 49ers and saw their season come to an end as they lost in the divisional round of the playoffs 45-31.
The Packers got off to a great start as they picked off Colin Kaepernick and returned it for a touchdown but the 49ers scored on the following drive and they did it with ease, which would become a theme for the rest of...
Laura Kaeppeler was named Miss America 2012, entering the pageant at Miss Wisconsin. Therefore, you can put aside your stereotypes about fat people in Wisconsin; at least for a year. Tonight she relinquishes her crown. And as you might expect, she’s a Green Bay Packers fan.
Kaeppler introduced herself on the evening of her 2012 crowning moment by mentioning the NFL’s defending...
2012 Miss America, and Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler relinquished her crown tonight. You remember her as the pageant contestant who mentioned the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers in her acceptance speech. Well, her era ended on the same night Rodgers and the Pack were eliminated from the NFL playoffs.
Tonight the San Francisco 49ers and A 23-year-old Brooklyn native Mallory Hagan...
Sorry about your homecoming Aaron Rodgers. I’m sure one of these days you’ll be able to win in San Francisco. All the talk heading into this game was about Aaron Rodgers homecoming, how the 49ers were going to be upset they didn’t draft him back in 2005. Yes, that is right, Rodgers is still crying 7 years later. Well Aaron that was before Harbaugh’s time and he drafted Colin...
From Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews to Frank Gore and Aldon Smith, you know all the big names who will have key roles in the divisional playoff showdown. Here are six players who will be key performers on Saturday night that were not when these teams met in Week 1.
2012 Miss America, and Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler relinquished her crown Saturday night. You remember her as the pageant contestant who mentioned the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers in her acceptance speech. Well, her era ended on the same night Rodgers and the Pack were eliminated from the NFL playoffs.
Tonight the San Francisco 49ers and A 23-year-old Brooklyn resident...
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I missed on the picks yesterday. Like I said, this week looks incredibly tough to predict. I was hoping to see a Peyton Manning vs. Aaron Rodgers Super Bowl. I think that’s the dream matchup all of us wanted to see this year. After last night, that’s out of the picture. I should have kept the Broncos (-2.5)/Patriots (-2.5) teaser alive, but the 70-yard bomb with 36 seconds left...
In week one, Green Bay fell short to San Francisco, 30-22. On Saturday, it was the same story, just a different quarterback. 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick picked up his first career playoff win with a 45-31 win over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Kaepernick totaled 444 yards and four touchdowns (2 rush, 2 pass). His 181 rushing yards set a record for the most rushing...