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San Francisco's defense smothered Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay offense for most of the game, then made one last stand to stop a late rally as the 49ers beat the Packers 30-22 on Sunday.
Randall Cobb got the Packers close with a 75-yard punt return for a touchdown, and a 2-point conversion cut the lead to 8. But Rodgers threw an interception to linebacker NaVorro Bowman and Frank Gore ran for a 23-yard touchdown.
Rodgers threw a touchdown to James Jones, again cutting the lead to 8, but the 49ers held the Packers in the final minute.
Things went so well for the 49ers that when David Akers tried a 63-yard field goal at the end of the first half, it bounced off the crossbar and then kept going through the uprights to tie an NFL record.
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Aaron Rodgers must have really liked the Packers' chances on Sunday. The Green Bay Packers quarterback liked his team's chances so much, in fact, that he was willing to lay his dignity -- and not to mention his team pride -- on the line for a bet with one very popular musical group from the '90s. NFL.com points out that the quarterback supposedly had a bet with everyone...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers did lose a bet with the members of Boyz II Men, the NFL's Most Valuable Player isn't ready to make it public or pay up quite yet.
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Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers lost a bet to the R&B music group Boyz II Men.TMZ reports that the QB made a bet with the R&B group that if he lost to the San Fransisco 49ers, which he did lose to Sunday afternoon, that he would need to wear a 49ers jersey for an entire week. Rodgers would then need to take to his Twitter page and post a photo giving proof he did indeed...
TMZ is reporting that Aaron Rodgers is welching on his bet he made with Boyz II Men. Here is what TMZ reported.
Aaron Rodgers doesn’t seem to understand the way bets work — because even though he LOST a wager to Boyz II Men … he’s now trying to weasel his way out of paying up … by throwing TMZ under the bus.
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