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Chargers, 49ers move into divisional round of NFL playoffs

U.S. Sports Desk, Jan 6 (EFE).- The San Diego Chargers and the San Francisco 49ers won their wild card games over the weekend and advanced to the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Quarterback Philip Rivers led the Chargers to a 27-10 win over the Cincinnati Bengals in the wild card round of the American Football Conference playoffs on Sunday.

Kaepernick leads 49ers to wild-card win over Packers

Kaepernick leads 49ers to wild-card win over Packers GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Born in Milwaukee and raised a Packers fan, Colin Kaepernick beat Green Bay for the third time in 12 months, as the San Francisco 49ers rode their quarterback to a 23-20 wild-card playoff victory at frigid Lambeau Field on Sunday. Phil Dawson kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired to deal the Packers their third first-round playoff loss under coach Mike McCarthy.

NFL: Chargers continue surprising playoff run

San Diego, who snuck into the playoffs on the final day of the regular season, took advantage of three second-half turnovers from Andy Dalton to upset Cincinnati 27-10 on Sunday. And in the National Conference wild card game, the San Francisco 49ers used a 33-yard field goal as time ran out to edge the Green Bay Packers 23-20. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers played mistake-free ball in his team's surprising wild card round victory, which allows San Diego to advance to the next round where they will face the top-seeded Broncos in Denver.

San Francisco 49ers - TeamReport

NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't want to hear about how difficult it will be to go on the road and win in the playoffs. He doesn't want to hear about how Lambeau Field's freezing environment is a big-time advantage for the Green Bay Packers. Really, he doesn't want to hear anything -- or at least couldn't care less what is said about the 49ers' playoff opener. He sees their trip to Wisconsin against the Packers as a football game in its purest form.

San Francisco 49ers - TeamReport

NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't want to hear about how difficult it will be to go on the road and win in the playoffs. He doesn't want to hear about how Lambeau Field's freezing environment is a big-time advantage for the Green Bay Packers. Really, he doesn't want to hear anything -- or at least couldn't care less what is said about the 49ers' playoff opener. He sees their trip to Wisconsin against the Packers as a football game in its purest form.

Packers hope the icy cold cools off hot 49ers

(Reuters) - The Green Bay Packers may benefit from brutally cold weather in Sunday's playoff game against San Francisco, but the 49ers are the NFL's hottest team and have warm memories of their recent clashes with the Packers. The teams, two of the National Football League's glamour franchises, will be meeting for the fourth time since the start of the 2012 campaign, with San Francisco winning the last three encounters and their final six games of the regular season.

San Francisco 49ers - TeamReport

NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't want to hear about how difficult it will be to go on the road and win in the playoffs. He doesn't want to hear about how Lambeau Field's freezing environment is a big-time advantage for the Green Bay Packers. Really, he doesn't want to hear anything -- or at least couldn't care less what is said about the 49ers' playoff opener. He sees their trip to Wisconsin against the Packers as a football game in its purest form.

San Francisco 49ers - TeamReport

NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't want to hear about how difficult it'll be to go on the road and win in the playoffs. He doesn't want to hear about how Lambeau Field's freezing environment is a big-time advantage for the Green Bay Packers. Really, he doesn't want to hear anything -- or at least couldn't care less what is said about the 49ers' playoff opener. He sees their trip to Wisconsin against the Packers as a football game in its purest form.

Green Bay Packers - PlayerWatch

CB Jumal Rolle was promoted from the practice squad to the 53-man roster Friday. The 6-foot, 188-pound Rolle, an undrafted rookie signed to the practice squad Oct. 8, wasn't activated for the 33-28 win at Chicago on Sunday.

San Francisco 49ers - TeamReport

NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT The importance of the return of Michael Crabtree cannot be understated in terms of what he means to the San Francisco 49ers offense. Without him, the receiving corps consisted of tight end Vernon Davis and receiver Anquan Boldin. That's it. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick's third-best option was fullback Bruce Miller for most of the season.
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