Who Matches up Best in yet Another Packers-49ers Title Game?

For the eighth time in 25 years, the Packers and 49ers — both 14-3 this season — face off in the postseason. Green Bay leads 4-3 in what has been a memorable and sometimes spicy rivalry. San Francisco has won five of its six Super Bowl trips. Green Bay is 4-1....
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Garoppolo Must Deal With Seattle Crowd Noise for 1st Time

SANTA CLARA — San Francisco's game Sunday against the Seahawks in Seattle will be the biggest test of Jimmy Garoppolo’s career. “They’ve had as good of a 10-year run defensively as probably anyone in the history of football. Then you add in the elements of ...
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Saints, 49ers Clash With Top NFC Seeding in the Balance

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees and the Saints are ready to up the ante. “The more you win, the more people like to say, ‘Isn’t it easier or more relaxing now that you have a good record?' It’s totally opposite. The more you win in this league, the harder it gets....
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Niners Rookie Deebo Samuel Emerging as Key Target

SANTA CLARA — Deebo Samuel has emerged as a go-to receiver for the San Francisco 49ers at just the right time. “He's fearless. Deebo Samuel is fearless. He'll run through any catch. You get some receivers ru...
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Seahawks Knock 49ers From Unbeaten Ranks With 27-24 OT Win

SANTA CLARA — Russell Wilson high-stepped his way down the sideline before hugging coach Pete Carroll after Jason Myers' kick split the uprights. "We practice these situations every day. Russell Wilson is the best quarterback in the league. When you have hi...