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2020 NFC Championship: Packers vs. 49ers

Another Packers season ends losing to the better team, and that’s exactly the problem

We often hear that the Packers have underachieved under Aaron Rodgers, but the truth is they’ve consistently lost in the playoffs to teams that have simply been more talented, better coached, or both. That has to change for the outcomes to change.

Snap Counts: Packers couldn’t stop the 49ers’ run game, even in base 3-4

The Packers had no answers for the 49ers’ ground game despite putting their big lineup on the field regularly.

49ers mash Packers on the ground, win NFC Championship Game rematch 37-20

Kyle Shanahan said this game would be different than the Week 12 throttling of the Packers. Davante Adams said he liked the Packers plan to attack the 49ers defense. They were both wrong, but this was even worse for Green Bay in an embarrassing end to an encouraging season.

Packers CB Jaire Alexander injures thumb in NFC Championship

One of the Packers’ top defensive players is hurt and may not return to the game.

Packers-49ers NFC Championship: Second half game thread

It’s even worse at the half than in the regular season matchup.

Packers-49ers NFC Championship: First half game thread

It’s here. A trip to the Super Bowl will be decided in the next few hours.

Packers-49ers inactives: JK Scott available, Danny Vitale out for NFC title game

The Packers will have punter JK Scott available against the 49ers Sunday but will have to play without fullback Danny Vitale.

Packers expect punter JK Scott to suit up in NFC Championship Game, per report

This is a big relief for the Packers’ special teams on Sunday.

APC Conference Championship Picks: Home teams projected to advance to Super Bowl

Of course we’re hoping that the Packers beat the odds and pull an upset, but it’s tough to pick that to happen in this matchup.

Three pre-game questions for the Packers heading into the NFC Championship Game

Can Green Bay slow George Kittle with additional healthy defenders in the secondary?

Playoff history between Packers & 49ers has seen two distinct eras

The Packers and 49ers have met 7 times in the playoffs since 1995.

Packers add punter JK Scott to NFC Championship injury report with illness

The best-case scenario would be for the Packers to just not need to punt the football at all.

Packers-49ers NFCCG Injury Report: Danny Vitale is the only name on either team’s report

The only player listed on either injury report is Danny Vitale, who is questionable for Sunday.

5 keys to beating the 49ers in the NFC Championship

If the Packers follow this blueprint, they should have a great shot at advancing to the Super Bowl.

Niners Nation predicts the winner of Packers-49ers

Kyle Posey of SB Nation’s San Francisco 49ers blog Niners Nation picks the outcome of Sunday’s game.

APC Podcast, 1/17: Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports previews NFC Championship

We get a boots-on-the-ground report from Jennifer Lee Chan, who covers the Bay Area for NBC Sports.

Packers-49ers Q&A: Evaluating San Francisco’s greatest strengths and weaknesses

Kyle Posey of SB Nation’s San Francisco 49ers blog Niners Nation answers our questions about the team.

Packers-49ers Q&A: Did Kyle Shanahan take the ball out Jimmy Garoppolo’s hands last week?

Kyle Posey of SB Nation’s San Francisco 49ers blog Niners Nation answers our questions about the team.

49ers’ losses reveal ways Aaron Rodgers can attack while avoiding Richard Sherman

Opposing offenses have found success targeting the left side of the field specifically and staying away from Sherman’s island.

Packers-49ers Q&A: Why didn’t Robert Saleh land a head-coaching job?

Kyle Posey of SB Nation’s San Francisco 49ers blog Niners Nation answers our questions about the team.

Packers vs. 49ers NFC Championship Game Primer: Kick time, tickets, odds, & more

Can the Packers avoid a repeat of their first game in the Bay Area this year and book a ticket to Miami for Super Bowl LIV?

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Despite lopsided score in Week 12, Packers boast talent to match 49ers

Once again, the Packers are chasing the 49ers for conference supremacy. While Brian Gutekunst’s tweaks buoyed the talent level overall, they’re still behind San Francisco on balance. That said, Green Bay has the talent where it matters most.

Packers-49ers Q&A: What has changed in San Francisco since Week 12?

Kyle Posey of SB Nation’s San Francisco 49ers blog Niners Nation answers our questions about the team.

Packers Wednesday Practice Report: Injuries limit Lazard, Clark, Allison

The Packers were mostly healthy on Wednesday, but Allen Lazard and Kenny Clark are both dealing with injuries.

Wednesday Walkthroughs: What must the Packers do to beat the 49ers?

Green Bay got crushed in the teams’ regular season meeting this year. APC still sees ways that they can win on Sunday, however.

Packers pass rush caught fire at right time and must affect game against 49ers

Green Bay’s ferocious front got after Russell Wilson and the Seahawks, requiring some heroics from Wilson to make plays. If the Packers can pressure Jimmy Garoppolo the same way, it could swing the game.