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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers leaves the field after their loss against the San Francisco 49ers in 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/Matt York)

Aaron Rodgers says 'window's open' on another title run

Jan. 20, 2020 7:59 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The 2019 season for the Green Bay Packers marked the dawn of a new era. Matt LaFleur took over and won more games than any first-year coach in franchise history. The final result again fell short of the Packers' goal of winning it all, but this time it had a different feeling,...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan celebrates with his dad, Mike, after the NFL NFC Championship football game against the Green Bay Packers 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/Matt York)

Mostert lifts 49ers to Super Bowl with 37-20 win vs Packers

Jan. 19, 2020 11:34 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan received the NFC championship trophy from his Super Bowl-winning father Mike and raised it to the sky. The San Francisco 49ers have gone on a surprising journey from No. 2 pick in the draft to one of the last two teams standing. They have one of the most...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) sits on the bench during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Rodgers again falls short of another Super Bowl appearance

Jan. 19, 2020 11:25 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — These playoff defeats when he is oh so close sting a bit more for Aaron Rodgers now, at this later stage in his career. “It's a little raw right now. It definitely hurts I'd say a little more than early in your career just because you realize just how difficult it is to...

Graphic shows AFC and NFC team matchups and predicts outcome in conference playoff action;

Bettors leaning heavily toward home teams making Super Bowl

Jan. 17, 2020 1:24 PM EST

Pro Picks is surprised. Consider that the NFC title game is a matchup of the conferences's top two seeds. The spread favors host San Francisco (14-3) over Green Bay (also 14-3) by 7 1-2 points. In the AFC, it's the sixth-seeded Titans (11-7) at No. 2 Kansas City (13-4), which would seem to be more of a mismatch....

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...

Packers-49ers Preview Capsule

Jan. 16, 2020 10:50 AM EST

GREEN BAY (14-3) at SAN FRANCISCO (14-3) Sunday, 6:40 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - 49ers by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 11-6, San Francisco 10-6-1 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 36-31-1 LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Packers 37-8, Nov. 24, 2019 LAST WEEK - Packers beat Seahawks 28-23; 49ers beat Vikings 27-10 AP...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to his three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bucks cruise past Knicks behind Antetokounmpo's 37 points

Jan. 15, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't looking at the scoreboard. Even though the Milwaukee Bucks led by 25 points at halftime Tuesday night, the reigning MVP maintained his focus in the third quarter and put the finishing touches on a 128-102 victory over the New York Knicks. Antetokounmpo had 17...

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...

Green Bay Packers' Preston Smith reacts after sacking Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Rodgers-Adams connection has Packers 1 win from Super Bowl

Jan. 13, 2020 8:02 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers has spoken on several occasions about the chemistry he had with former longtime teammate Jordy Nelson. Rodgers says he didn't have to tell Nelson where to be or where he was going to put the ball. Nelson just knew. Rodgers has developed that same connection with...

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)

Packers hold off Seahawks 28-23 to reach NFC title game

Jan. 13, 2020 12:10 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have relied more on character and resilience than offense or defense this season, lagging well behind past editions in aesthetics. This divisional round win over Seattle, though, was a vintage Rodgers performance. He helped the Packers pull...