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GREEN BAY, Wis. It took until Week 15 last season for the near-perfect Packers to finally lose. But with the 49ers in Green Bay on Sunday, Alex Smith, Frank Gore and San Francisco's elite defense didn't let the Packers even get out of Week 1 without their loss this season.
The 49ers, who were an overtime win away from reaching the Super Bowl in 2011, came into Lambeau Field and dominated Green Bay for the majority of the game, beating the Packers, 30-22.
Green Bay found out last season, though, that a 15-1 regular-season record doesn't do much good if the team isn't playing its best when the playoffs begin.
That's why Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is already looking forward to seeing the 49ers again, a hypothetical rematch that would have to take place in the postseason in order to happen.
"We will meet them again," Finley said. "I guarantee it will be a showdown. I'm hyped. I want it tomorrow."
Green Bay's offense, which l...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. – On a normal day David Akers tying an NFL record on a 63-yard field goal would have been the lead story from a regular season game.
But when his team the San Francisco 49ers serves up a very confident win over the NFC’s team to beat, his accomplishment becomes one piece of a very large pie.
From the first tick off the game clock, Green Bay was snuffed out in...
The 49ers went into Lambeau Field and left with a victory. For most of the game the 49ers outplayed the Packers in every aspect of the game, but one bad call on a Packers punt return changed up the game. Leading 23-7 the 49ers were on their way to an easy victory, but they decided to go soft on defense and let the Packers back in the game. Not to mention they got some help from the...
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.
We broke the story … the Green Bay Packers star agreed to a...
This past weekend we mentioned that Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have to wear an Alex Smith jersey for an entire week if they lost to the 49ers on Sunday. Well as we all know Green Bay did in fact lose to San Francisco.
Rodgers made the bet with Nathan Morris of Boyz II Men since he’s a 49ers fan and some friends of Rodgers’ asked him to do the...
Both Brandon Jacobs and rookie LaMichael James are inactive for San Francisco.
Kendall Hunter will pick up more touches behind Frank Gore as a result.
According to TMZ.com, Nathan Morris of Boyz II Men plans on giving Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers some time before he has to wear an Alex Smith jersey after losing Sunday’s game to the 49ers, as well as bet that he made with Morris.
Aaron Rodgers has a date with a 49ers jersey after losing a bet with the guys from Boyz II Men … but the singers tell TMZ,...
San Francisco's punchless offensive attack was given a dramatic upgrade. While they might feature Frank Gore as much as previous seasons, the 49ers have the potential to move the ball in every way imaginable. With no tendencies to study, the 49ers are leaving Dom Capers in a bit of a bind.
The 49ers went into Lambeau and made a statement with a decisive 30-22 victory. The media pundits now need to take a closer look at the 49ers and realize this defense isn’t going to regress. Here are some links to help you get through the day…
Alex Smith press conference
Jim Harbaugh talks to media after win
Tim Kawakami thinks Alex Smith was the best quarterback at Lambeau...
In the battle of “What Ifs” we should be focused on who is the best team in the NFC
When you look through the NFC there are the top dogs, and then there is everyone else behind them. The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers are the top 2 teams in the NFC, and I expect this game to be one of the greatest this season. It is a battle of the Packers’ elite offense...
The 49ers' running game, led by veteran Frank Gore and young change-of-pace back Kendall Hunter, will provide a major test. The Packers' run defense was one of the worst in the league, and that was with Desmond Bishop, who's out for the season.
QBAlex Smith - If you are going into week 2 and looking for QB help or playing the matchups, look at Smith. He is home against Detroit in what is set up to be a high scoring affair. Last week Alex put up 211 yards and 2 TD’s on 20 of 26 passing for a 125.6 rating. Coming off a big win in Green Bay and back home for the season opener, there should be an amped up San Fran crowd...