The Green Bay Packers, who finished the regular season with a 13-4 record and the number 1 seed in the NFC, will play the Santa Clara 49ers in the NFC Divisional Round at Lambeau Field next weekend. Sources say that it will be a 3:30 PM (Central Time) kickoff on Saturday, January 22nd.
The 49ers survived 23-17 in Arlington this afternoon against the Dallas Cowboys.
The two teams met in Week 3 at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California with the Packers winning 30-28 on a walk-off field goal from Mason Crosby.
The Packers and 49ers have met eight times in playoff history, with each team winning four games.
The Packers won in 1995, 1996, 1997 and 2001. The 49ers “won” in 1998 in a game that the refs handed to them when Jerry Rice fumbled but was not called, Santa Clara also won in 2012, 2013 and 2019.
The Packers are 3-1 all-time against the 49ers at Lambeau Field in playoff history.
The winner will advance to the NFC Championship game on Sunday, January 30th at 5:30 PM (Central Time).
Green Bay 31, Santa Clara 20.