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San Francisco 49ers players celebrate after cornerback Richard Sherman, bottom center, intercepted a pass against the Green Bay Packers during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers won 37-20 to advance to Super Bowl 54 against the Kansas City Chiefs. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

How the 49ers and the Chiefs match up in the Super Bowl

Jan. 24, 2020 2:51 PM EST

It has been a while since a Super Bowl has appeared to be such a toss-up. This one between the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers and the AFC champ Kansas City Chiefs is a difficult game to judge. The 49ers (15-3) have gone from the No. 2 pick in the draft last April to the verge of another championship. The Chiefs...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates after the 49ers beat the Minnesota Vikings 27-10 in an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

49ers, Packers look to go from losing seasons to Super Bowl

Jan. 18, 2020 12:38 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are one win away from accomplishing a turnaround that's been done only once before in the Super Bowl era. With a victory in the NFC championship game at home on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, the Niners will become the second team in NFL history to...

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, foreground, is tackled by San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa, center, during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. Also pictured at rear is defensive end Dee Ford. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Who matches up best in yet another Packers-49ers title game?

Jan. 16, 2020 3:09 PM EST

For the eighth time in 25 years, the Packers and 49ers — both 14-3 this season — face off in the postseason. Green Bay leads 4-3 in what has been a memorable and sometimes spicy rivalry. San Francisco has won five of its six Super Bowl trips. Green Bay is 4-1. No matchup has occurred as frequently...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers celebrates as he walks off the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 28-23 to advance to the NFC Championship. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

49ers expect different Packers team in NFC title game

Jan. 13, 2020 9:08 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When Aaron Rodgers greeted Jimmy Garoppolo following the least productive start of his sterling career he had a simple message for the San Francisco 49ers quarterback: “We'll see you later on.” Less than two months after that lopsided loss, the Green Bay Packers...

San Francisco 49ers players celebrate as a group after cornerback Richard Sherman (25), bottom center, intercepted a pass against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

49ers win 1st playoff game in 6 years, 27-10 over Vikings

Jan. 11, 2020 8:58 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Sherman anticipated the route for an interception and then watched the San Francisco 49ers run eight straight times for the touchdown that put them in control of their first playoff game in six years. The dominant defense and powerful running game that carried the Niners...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan smiles during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Seattle. The 49ers won 26-21. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

49ers go from No. 2 pick to No. 1 seed in 1 year

Dec. 30, 2019 7:03 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have gone from the No. 2 draft pick to the No. 1 seed in the span of a year. After four straight losing seasons, including only 10 wins in coach Kyle Shanahan's first two seasons, the 49ers (13-3) emerged as the top team in the NFC thanks a big-play...

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch (24) scores a touchdown on a 1-yard rush against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

49ers take NFC West, No. 1 seed with 26-21 win over Seahawks

Dec. 30, 2019 1:45 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Richard Sherman once again wore the hat of a division champion as he walked out of the locker room in Seattle. Except this time there was a San Francisco logo beneath the words “NFC West champions.” “It’s a great feeling. It’s a great feeling to get the...

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner (99) reacts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

49ers remain in control for top seed despite loss to Falcons

Dec. 16, 2019 5:29 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Despite following up their most electrifying win of the season with a flat loss, the task heading into the final two weeks of the season for the San Francisco 49ers is a simple one. Win two games and the 49ers are assured of having the top seed in the NFC playoffs and home-field...

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (17) carries on a touchdown reception as New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams (43) and defensive back K'Waun Williams (24) pursue in the first half an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Super Bowl-or-bust Saints have plenty to improve on

Dec. 9, 2019 7:29 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton had no interest in emphasizing the positives in a thrilling 48-46 loss that came down to the final seconds against the team with the best record in the NFC. “We can’t kid ourselves,” Payton said Monday after analyzing video of New Orleans'...

Oakland Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) tries to break a tackle by Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones (95) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Jumping right in: Rookies make big impact on NFL season

Dec. 6, 2019 5:07 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Hey rook, get in there. The salary cap, rookie wage scale and migration of strategies from the college to the professional game have placed more of a premium than ever on playing rookies in the NFL. The days of sitting on the bench or having limited roles while learning from trusted...