Packers Outlasted by 49ers, 23-20, Lose in NFC Wild Card Round

Despite a decent outing for 381, the Packers were narrowly defeated by the 49ers, 23-20 at home. With the loss, Green Bay is knocked out of the playoffs.

Aaron Rodgers completed 17 of 26 passes for 177 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. Colin Kaepernick completed 16 of 30 passes for 227 yards, one touchdown and one pick for the 49ers.

Eddie Lacy ran for 81 yards on 21 carries. Jordy Nelson snagged seven passes for 62 yards with a score.

The Green Bay defense gave up 167 yards rushing and 227 passing. They sacked Kaepernick three times.

49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree had a big game, putting up 125 receiving yards. Tight end Vernon Davis also had a good game with 37 receiving yards and one touchdown.


49ers Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
B 83 C. Kaepernick 16 30 227 1 1


Packers Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C 76 A. Rodgers 17 26 177 1 0


49ers Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B 83 C. Kaepernick QB 7 98 14.0 0
B 82 F. Gore RB 20 66 3.3 1
- - K. Hunter RB 2 4 2.0 0


Packers Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B 85 E. Lacy RB 21 81 3.9 0
C+ 78 J. Starks RB 5 29 5.8 0
C 76 A. Rodgers QB 2 11 5.5 0


49ers Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A 96 M. Crabtree WR 8 125 15.6 0
C 73 A. Boldin WR 3 38 12.7 0
B 85 V. Davis TE 2 37 18.5 1


Packers Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B+ 90 J. Nelson WR 7 62 8.9 1
C+ 78 R. Cobb WR 2 51 25.5 0
D+ 70 J. Jones WR 2 20 10.0 0