PACKERS FALL TO 49ERS IN NFC WILD CARD GAME
– The Packers lost to the 49ers, 23-20, on Sunday in an NFC Wild Card contest in front of 77,525 at Lambeau Field.
– Sunday’s contest against San Francisco was Green Bay’s 49th postseason game, which ranks No. 3 in league history behind Dallas (58) and Pittsburgh (54). The Packers now have an all-time record of 30-19 (.612) in the postseason.
– With a game-time temperature of 5 degrees on Sunday, it marked the coldest game at Lambeau Field since Dec. 7, 2008, vs. Houston (3 degrees). It was the seventh-coldest game at Lambeau Field (since 1959) and the fourth-coldest postseason game at the stadium.
OTHER POSTGAME NOTES:
– With eight points on Sunday, K Mason Crosby brought his career postseason total to 77 points, No. 1 in franchise playoff history. He surpassed Chris Jacke (73 points) for the team playoff scoring mark.
– Crosby made both of his FG attempts on Sunday, extending his franchise-record streak to nine consecutive FGs made in the postseason.
– Crosby set a franchise playoff record by scoring in his 11th consecutive postseason game.
– FB John Kuhn scored on a 1-yard TD run in the fourth quarter, which gave him at least one TD in each of the last five postseasons (2009-13). He is the only current NFL player to do so each postseason since 2009 and he matched the team playoff record set by RB Dorsey Levens from 1994-98.
– Kuhn now has seven career TDs in the postseason (four rushing, three receiving), which moves him into sole possession of the No. 2 spot in team playoff history behind only WR Antonio Freeman (12 TDs).
– WR Jordy Nelson’s 5-yard TD catch in the second quarter was his fourth career TD grab in the postseason and his first since Super Bowl XLV vs. Pittsburgh (Feb. 6, 2011). With four career TD catches in the playoffs, Nelson is tied for No. 4 in team postseason history.
– CB Tramon Williams’ second-quarter interception was the fourth of his career in the postseason, which ties him with five others for No. 1 in franchise playoff history.
– LB Brad Jones posted the second sack of his career in the postseason when he brought down QB Colin Kaepernick in the first quarter.
– DT Mike Daniels posted his first career sack in the playoffs when he brought Kaepernick down for a 5-yard loss in the third quarter.
– LB Nick Perry recorded his first career sack in the postseason when he brought Kaepernick down for an 8-yard loss in the third quarter.
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