GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Robbie Gould continued his playoff perfection and moved the San Francisco 49ers one step away from their second Tremendous Bowl look in three seasons with a 45-yard area aim as time expired for a 13-10 upset of Inexperienced Bay on Saturday night time.
On a area plagued by snow flurries, Gould’s kick knocked off the top-seeded Packers and presumably ended Aaron Rodgers’ tenure in Inexperienced Bay.
The 49ers (12-7) continued their postseason hex on Rodgers and superior to an NFC championship recreation matchup Jan. 30 at both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (14-4) or Los Angeles Rams (13-5). These groups play Sunday in Tampa.
Rodgers dropped to 0-4 in profession playoff matchups in opposition to the 49ers. San Francisco beat the Packers 37-20 within the NFC championship recreation two seasons in the past earlier than dropping 31-20 to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs within the Tremendous Bowl.
The Packers (13-5) earned the NFC’s prime seed for a second straight season however once more failed to achieve the massive recreation because the 49ers rallied by scoring 10 unanswered factors within the remaining 5 minutes.
San Francisco tied the sport with 4:41 left because of a breakdown by Inexperienced Bay’s particular groups, the Packers’ greatest weak point all season.
Jordan Willis’ outstretched left hand blocked a punt by Corey Bojorquez, who was kicking from the entrance of his finish zone. Talanoa Hufanga picked up the ball on the 6-yard line and ran it in to make it 10-10.
After the Packers went three-and-out, the 49ers bought the ball again at their 29 with 3:20 left and drove into field-goal vary. Deebo Samuel delivered a 9-yard run on third-and-8 from the Inexperienced Bay 38, and the 49ers ran down the clock to arrange Gould.
A.J. Dillon’s 6-yard landing run capped a 69-yard drive on the sport’s opening possession that put the Packers forward 7-0. Inexperienced Bay’s offense didn’t do a lot of something after that.
The temperature at kickoff was 14 levels with a wind chill of zero, making it the fifth-coldest playoff recreation in Lambeau Area historical past. The second half was performed amid snow flurries.