Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Packers suffered and embarrassing loss, not once but twice last year at the hands of the San Francisco 49ers. Both losses were tough, but the second one effectively squashed any hopes the Packers had of making it to the Super Bowl. Needless to say, the Packer nation is not eager to see a repeat of last years’ failures. The Packers need to do several things in order to keep the 49ers from shredding them again. First and most obviously, contain Colin Kaepernick and Frank Gore. Kaepernick shredded the Packers secondary that second game in January and made them look sloppy and unprepared. Frank Gore racked up over 100 rushing yards both times the teams played each other. Packers cannot allow this to happen again and need to come out hard and fast and keep Kaepernick off balance and out of rhythm. Also, running straight up the middle is a favorite play for the 49ers and Packers defensive lineman need to hold firm and not let Gore break free. Containing both Kaepernick and Frank Gore will...
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