GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) located his technique back to recognizable turf, celebrating a touchdown with Lambeau Field within their new uniform.
The San Francisco 49ers' defense kept Aaron Rodgers as well as the right out the end area for all in the time - in that case designed guaranteed some people didn't supply the game away.
Showing the same brand associated with dominant security which powered these individuals to the NFC championship game continue season, the actual 49ers smothered Rodgers along with the Packers offense, in that case built one last stay to avoid some sort of late rally from a 30-22 victory on Sunday.
49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks reported the 49ers' acquire may very well be an ''eye opener'' for the Packers, plus a sign the fact that 49ers are generally positiioned pertaining to another significant playoff run.
''Maybe we will find these folks for a second time in the NFC championship,'' Brooks said.
Facing a Packers company which shed only when inside 2011 regular months seemed to be a difficult opening road test, but the 49ers were over ready.
''We were only seriously on them today, and the ended up being an enormous part of our victory,'' 49ers private coach Jim Harbaugh said.
Things went consequently well pertaining to San Francisco of which any time David Akers tested out a 63-yard arena goal by the end of the very first half, them bounced off the crossbar then held going through the uprights to help tie a good NFL record.
''When you reach the goal place at just about any portion it usually can make in which dreadful noise after which you can it usually bounces back,'' Akers said. ''This moment it obtained there. It had been a new sweet bounce. It appeared to be surely a once-in-a-lifetime kind of a deal.''
The Packers came towards their opener by using expectation that a rebuilt security plus improved jogging sport could assist obtain these people back again towards the Super Bowl immediately after coming up short while in the playoffs last season.
''They've got a fantastic defense,'' Rodgers said. ''You've reached customers credit. They've obtained a number of the leading people inside the league during their position.''
Rodgers finished the sport as the Packers' primary rusher, using new supplement Cedric Benson gaining simply just 18 yards on seven carries.
The Packers don't possess prolonged to prepare yourself for his or her following game, Thursday evening at your home contrary to the split competing Chicago Bears.
Asked in the event your dog at least has been happy in which his / her team place along a comeback, Packers train Mike McCarthy held his or her tongue.
''Boy, I'd love to answer this truthfully,'' McCarthy said. ''We're 0-1. We have got some do the job that will do. We're upward with 96 hours.''
Rodgers cautioned against blowing one reduction outside proportion.
''It's one game,'' Rodgers said. ''This may be a company of which was from the NFC shining past year. It's an excellent team. Hopefully most of us view these individuals in time inside the particular playoffs.''
Rodgers finished 30 associated with 44 for 303 back yards using two touchdowns and also a strong interception, though the 49ers used the pup under control right up until later this from the game. Jermichael Finley acquired a new 1-yard touchdown for any Packers.
Alex Smith was 20 involving 26 intended for 211 yards plus a pair of touchdowns while Frank Gore rushed for 112 back yards and a touchdown.
Moss have scored some sort of 14-yard touchdown throughout your second quarter, a well known - and unpleasant - perception for Packers fans.
Moss flipped his back to this group and pointed for you to that label on his jersey, deciding on a far more subdued celebration as opposed to now-notorious fake mooning motion he or she manufactured towards admirers at Lambeau in the course of his / her Minnesota Vikings days.
''He possessed a lot of juice, he blocked well,'' Harbaugh said. ''He got open up in addition to he had been a fantastic big concentrate on within there.''
The substitution officers named your full connected with 18 penalties, several people questionable along with drawing cartoon complaints coming from both sidelines.
''Some from the penalties had been unquestionably a little bit bizarre,'' Rodgers said.
The 49ers went on a 16-point steer in the fourth quarter, after that twice allow Rodgers and also the Packers cut the actual produce 8. But your security presented agency with a potential game-tying travel from the final minutes
Randall Cobb offered the Packers the opportunity that has a 75-yard punt give back for your touchdown, along with a 2-point alteration cut that cause to be able to 8, at 23-15 while in the last quarter. But Rodgers threw an interception to help linebacker NaVorro Bowman, and Frank Gore leaped for just a 23-yard touchdown.
Rodgers and then used a touchdown for you to James Jones, chopping the actual head backside to 8.
With that clock nearing your four-minute mark, a tote by means of Clay Matthews assisted pressure some sort of punt as well as Packers took about at his or her 16-yard series together with 3:37 still left and zero timeouts.
Rodgers slowly marched the particular Packers decrease the field, but Brooks sacked Rodgers. Facing fourth-and-10 in close proximity to midfield, Rodgers threw serious towards Jordy Nelson but the go away dropped incomplete.
Linebacker Patrick Willis stated the 49ers created a statement.
''You first start the TV or even people listen to folks say, 'No, your Packers 're going in order to beat all of them by several touchdowns,' and also you hear everybody expressing all this kind of plus that,'' Willis said. ''But many of us know very well what we now have and we've found finished self-confidence of hospitality attire a different below through the board, offense, safeguard along with specific teams. As long when most people possess that and we live nonetheless together, I feel we live capable of undertaking anything.''
NOTES: The a few different kickers in order to hit 63-yarders have been New Orleans' Tom Dempsey with 1970, Denver's Jason Elam in 1998, and Oakland's Sebastian Janikowski in 2011. . Harbaugh ended up being furious with all the alternative referee crew quick on, once some people labeled Aldon Smith for unsportsmanlike execute regarding taking off his or her helmet following a sack of Rodgers within the very first quarter. Harbaugh appeared to question many phone calls although failed to criticize the team afterward. ''I need ideas of what exactly I'm designed to say and also not say,'' they said. . Sunday's attendance had been 70,523.