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The 49ers will have their hands full with a Packer team with tons of momentum.
The 49ers and the Packers met all the way back in Week 1. The 49ers started their season off on the right foot with a big 30-22 win over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.
These teams will now meet in the divisional round of the playoffs, and a lot has changed for both teams since their Week 1 meeting.
For the 49ers, Alex Smith was the quarterback, and the Packers had their big free-agent pickup, Cedric Benson, in the backfield.
Now, it appears that Colin Kaepernick will be at the helm for San Francisco as Green Bay takes on the 49ers on Saturday, which is good news for the Packers.
The Packers defense is getting healthy at the right time as Charles Woodson and Clay Matthews appear to be getting back into form. Green Bay is coming off a win over Minnesota in which it gave up just 99 yards to Adrian Peterson on 22 carries, which was just the third time all season that AP didn't break 100 after carrying 20 times or more.
The Green Bay defense looks much better than it did the last time these teams met, and the offense has been firing on all cylinders. Aaron Rodgers has looked like his usual phenomenal self, and with Green Bay's newfound running game, the passing attack is set to explode for the Pack.
Prediction: Green Bay wins 35-21. San Fran's offense can't keep up with Rodgers and his talented receivers.