49ers-Packers final score: Notable stats and performances from the Wild Card win

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The 49ers edged out the Packers in a wild playoff game. We've got some notable stats and performances following the victory. New to Niners Nation? Sign up here and join the discussion!

With The Win...

  • Since 1970, only 9 franchises have won 13-or-more games, including the playoffs, in at least three consecutive seasons. The 49ers (13-4) accomplished that feat for the third time in franchise history, the only franchise in the NFL to do so more than once (1996-98; 1987-90; 2011-2013).
  • The 49ers improved their all-time record to 29-19 (.604) in the postseason. San Francisco's 29 playoff wins are the 4th most in NFL History, and their .596 win percentage is 3rd among teams with 25+ playoff games.

Most Playoff Wins In NFL History

Rank

Team

Record

Win %

1t.

Dallas Cowboys

33-25

.569

Pittsburgh Steelers

33-21

.611

3.

Green Bay Packers

30-18

.625

4.

San Francisco 49ers

29-19

.604

5t.

New England Patriots

24-17

.585

New York Giants

24-24

.500

  • The 49ers won their fourth straight against Green Bay, including the last two times the teams have met in the playoffs. San Francisco also improved to 2-1 against the Packers in the Wild Card round, and 4-2 all-time in that round.
  • The 49ers played in their 42nd playoff game since 1980, the most in the NFL during that span.

Most Playoff Games Since 1980

Rank

Team

Games

1.

San Francisco 49ers

42

2.

New England Patriots

37

3.

Pittsburgh Steelers

35

4.

Green Bay Packers

33

5.

Dallas Cowboys

32

  • Since the merger in 1970, Harbaugh became the first coach to win 13-or-more games, including the playoffs, in his first three seasons as a head coach [2011: 14-4; 2012: 13-5-1; 2013: 13-4].
  • Harbaugh improved his postseason record as a head coach to 4-2 overall, and 2-0 on the road.

Moving The Chains

  • The 49ers offense converted 50 pct. (6 of 12) of their 3rd-down attempts, including going 4 for 4 on 3rd down in the 4th qtr.

Through The Air And On The Ground

  • QB Colin Kaepernick completed 16 of 30 for 227 yds. and 1 TD. He also rushed for 98 yds. on 7 carries (14.0 avg).
  • With 98 rushing yds. against GB, Kaepernick (362 yds.) moved into 5th place in franchise history for the most rushing yds. in the postseason.

Most Career Postseason Rushing Yds.

In Franchise History

Rank

Player

Games

Carries

Yds.

1.

Roger Craig

16

202

817

2.

Steve Young

20

96

594

3.

Frank Gore

6

112

548

4.

Ricky Watters

7

105

481

5.

Colin Kaepernick

4

32

362

Davis Delivers

  • TE Vernon Davis hauled in his 6th career postseason TD on a 28-yd. TD pass from QB Colin Kaepernick. Davis is now t-2ndin NFL postseason history for the most TD recepts. by a TE.

Most Career Postseason TDs Among TEs

Rank

Player

TDs

1.

Dave Caper, Oak.

7

2t.

Vernon Davis, SF

6

Keith Jackson, Mia./GB

6

Jay Novacek, Dal.

6

5.

Brent Jones, SF

5

  • Including the postseason, Davis has registered a TD in six of seven games against GB.

You're In Good Hands With Gore

  • RB Frank Gore had 20 carries for 66 yds. and 1 TD, marking his 5th career postseason rushing TD.
  • Gore ranks 3rd in franchise history with 548 career rushing yds. in the postseason.

Most Career Postseason Rushing Yds. In Franchise History

Rank

Player

Yds.

1.

Roger Craig

817

2.

Steve Young

594

3.

Frank Gore

548

4.

Ricky Watters

481

5.

Colin Kaepernick

362

  • With 1 rushing TD, Gore moved into a tie with William Floyd for the 4th most postseason rushing TDs in 49ers franchise history.

Most Career Postseason Rushing

TDs In Franchise History

Rank

Player

TDs

1.

Steve Young

8

2t.

Roger Craig

7

Ricky Watters

7

4t.

Frank Gore

5

William Floyd

5

Crab Shines In Green Bay

  • WR Michael Crabtree hauled in 8 recepts. for a postseason career-high 125 yds., marking his 3rd career 100-yd. game in the postseason.

Clutch Kicking

  • Phil Dawson connected on 3 of 3 FGAs, including the game-winning 33-yd. FG as time expired.

Bringing The Heat

  • The 49ers defense applied pressure to Packers QB Aaron Rodgers all game and registered 4.0 sacks.
  • LB Ahmad Brooks sacked Rodgers twice and registered a FF, giving him 4.0 career postseason sacks and his first career postseason FF. This marked Brooks' first multi-sack game in the postseason.
  • LB Aldon Smith notched 1.5 sacks on the day, setting a new career-postseason high. He now has 3.5 career postseason sacks.
  • DT Ray McDonald combined with Smith on a sack of Rodgers. McDonald now has 4.0 career postseason sacks.
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