Game Predictions: Wild Card Game-Packers vs 49ers

Playoff football. Frozen Tundra. Lambeau Field.

It doesn’t get any better than this.


Cory Jennerjohn (@coryjennerjohn)

The 49ers have the distinct advantage on the offensive and defensive line. And since this game will be played in biblical polar conditions, the big boys up front will win or lose the game. The biggest nightmare for Dom Capers should be Vernon Davis. He is healthy and virtually unguardable, especially with the linebackers the Packers have. The Packers must play mistake-free football to stay close.

49ers 31 Packers 23


Jacob Westendorf (@jacobwestendorf)

This season has been a roller coaster. The packers were sitting pretty, then things looked bleak, now they’re NFC north champions and have a shot at redemption against the San Francisco 49ers. Despite what some may say the Packers can compete with this team, but in the end the 49ers are just a better team right now. I expect the game to go down to the wire, but the packers lose a heart breaker.

49ers 31 Packers 27


John Rehor (@jrehor)

Who would have thought 8 weeks ago we would be getting ready for a Packers playoff game, and at Lambeau Field no less? What a crazy season it has been. But that was the regular season-the second season begins today with a rematch against the 49ers. For the Packers to win this game, there are a number of “ifs” that need to happen: IF the Packers can get Eddie Lacy going on offense; IF the Packers play mistake free football on offense (zero turnovers); IF the defense can beeeeeennnnnnd but not break; and IF the defense can force turnovers, the Packers stand a very good chance to win this game. I think this team has a little bit of luck left in it, and will find a way to win a very close, very physical game.

Packers 27 49ers 23


Ross Uglem (@rossuglem)

I want to pick the Packers.  I want to believe that they are going to win on Sunday.  In my heart as a fan I still believe in this Coach, team, and especially QB.  I just can’t see that the Packers are a better team right now than the teams that have lost to the 49ers in the past.  Without Matthews the Packers defense just doesn’t match up well and I just don’t see the offense being able to keep up in the conditions that will be present on Sunday.

49ers 34 Packers 27


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