Five Early Storylines In NFC's 'Game Of The Year': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers

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Five Early Storylines In NFC's 'Game Of The Year': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers
Five Early Storylines In NFC's 'Game Of The Year': Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers

The NFC's 'Game of the Year' — for now anyhow — is just six days away. The Green Bay Packers (8-2) and San Francisco 49ers (9-1) meet Sunday in Santa Clara, and the winner will be terrific position to claim a No. 1 or 2 seed in the conference and a first-round playoff bye. Here are five early storylines to watch. 1. Rodgers goes home — again Aaron Rodgers grew up in Chico, Calif., about three hours to the north and east of San Francisco. Rodgers was a diehard 49ers fan who wore a Joe Montana T-shirt under his own uniform. Rodgers later idolized Steve Young, as well. “That's my team growing up,” Rodgers said at the 2005 NFL Combine. “Joe Montana, Steve Young, I was a huge Niner fan. So, I'd love

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