GREEN BAY (14-3) in SAN FRANCISCO (14-3)
Sunday, 6:40 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE – 49er to 6th
RECORD VS. DISTRIBUTION – Green Bay 11-6, San Francisco 10-6-1
ROW RECORDING – Packer Guide 36-31-1
LAST MEETING – 49ers beat Packer 37-8, November 24, 2019
LAST WEEK – Packers defeated Seahawks 28-23; 49ers beat Vikings 27-10
AP PRO32 RANKING – Packer No. 5, 49er No. 3
PACKERS OFFENSE – TOTAL (18), RUSH (15), PASS (17).
PACKERS DEFENSE – TOTAL (18), RUSH (23), PASS (14).
49ERS OPENSE – TOTAL (4), RUSH (2), PASS (13).
49ERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (2), RUSH (17), PASS (1).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Niners won the regular seasonal meeting with 29 points. Teams that beat opponents by at least 28 points in the regular season deny the playoff rematches 14: 9 in the Super Bowl era … two teams that meet for the eighth time in the past 25 seasons, three more than any other match in the span of time and one in which cowboys and rams are on the ninth record. … Packers won four of the previous seven but lost in the past two years after the 2012/13 season. … This is the third time in the Super Bowl era that both teams have broken records in the conference title game last season. The nines were 4-12; Packers 6-9-1. Also in 1988 (Bengals vs. Bills) and 1996 (Jaguars vs. Patriots). … Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers had the least efficient career game in the first encounter, throwing 104 yards in 33 attempts with a career depth of 3.15 yards per attempt. … Rodgers has thrown at least two TD passes in six playoff games, two of them by Joe Flacco. … Rodgers ’38. Career TD misses out on playoffs just a tick from Brett Favre’s franchise record. RB Aaron Jones became the seventh player in Packers history last week with at least two TD runs in the playoff game. … Packers coach Matt LaFleur strives to become the sixth man to reach the Super Bowl in the first year as head coach and since Jim Caldwell for Colts in the 2009 season. … LaFleur’s first coach to reach the conference title game in the first year since Jim Harbaugh for the 49ers in 2011. Adams caught two TDs and won the first gap in all eight catches. Most home defeats in the Super Bowl era were scored with Steelers (6-5). Browns (0-2) is the only other team to suffer defeat at home in more than one game. … Tevin Coleman became the fifth 49ers player to complete at least 100 yards and two TDs in the playoff game. Colin Kaepernick last made it against Packers on January 12, 2013. … San Francisco CB Richard Sherman had the third career playoff INT last week. He had one against Rodgers in the 2014 NFC title game after he was in Seattle. … Niners QB Jimmy Garoppolo’s 18 regular season sales were best for any player who made playoffs. He threw an INT in playoff opener. … San Francisco CB Ahkello Witherspoon has approved five TD passes in the last three games. Witherspoon sat for Emmanuel Moseley last week. … 49ers scored in six of the last seven games at the start. … San Francisco had a record 47 broadcasts in the franchise playoffs last week and only lost yards in two losses. … Niners had at least three sacks in 10 regular season games and six in the playoff prelude. … San Francisco was the first team to lose five picks in the first round (DeForest Buckner, Nick Bosa, Arik Armstead, Dee Ford and Solomon Thomas) in the playoff game. … The Nine suffered seven first losses last week, the second last in the Super Bowl era playoff.
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