BLOG: Packers defeat 49ers, 30-28

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling (83) celebrates after catching a...
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling (83) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)(Tony Avelar | AP)
Published: Sep. 26, 2021 at 6:54 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 26, 2021 at 10:40 PM CDT
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (WBAY) - The Packers start from their own 25-yard line on a drive that will finish the game.

The first play was a deep pass from Rodgers to Adams to the 50-yard line. They then spiked the ball to stop the clock.

An incomplete pass to Adams followed. however Rodgers and Adams connected again, and got to the San Francisco 33-yard line,

The 49ers called a timeout to try and ice Crosby as he attempted a 51-yard field goal.

The kick was good, with a final score of 30-28.

Garoppolo’s first play was an incomplete pass to Samuel, and his second throw was broken up by Stokes.

However, the third throw to Garoppolo went to the Packers 36-yard line for a 39-yard gain.

That brought the 2 minute warning.

Three plays later, the 49ers converted on a 1st down with 1:18 to play.

A pass from Garoppolo to Juszczyk resulted in a touchdown, and the kick made it a 28-27 game.

The 49ers threw on the first play of the drive, and a penalty was called on Alexander for roughing Garoppolo.

A penalty was called on 1st and 10 against the Packers for tripping Garoppolo.

A botched play resulted in a fumble by Garoppolo, which was then recovered by the Packers with less than 5 minutes to play.

Around that same time, the Packers issued an injury update.

Jones ran three plays in a row before the Packers called a timeout on 3rd and 4, their final timeout of the game.

Crosby then kicked a 38-yard field goal to make it a 27-21 score, with 2:39 left in the game.

A kick from Crosby put San Francisco at their own 25-yard line.

The Packers started their next drive from their own 25-yard line due to a touchback.

On the very first play of the drive, Rodgers threw a deep, but incomplete pass to Adams, who was injured during the play.

Rodgers then threw another two deep passes, including one to Adams, who reentered the game.

The Packers then punted the ball, and San Francisco got to their own 29-yard line.

A 66-yard kick from Crosby and a runback put the 49ers at their 19 yard-line to start their drive.

On second down, Gary and Burks split a sack of Garoppolo, causing a loss of 4 and a 3rd and 14.

Garoppolo then threw downfield on the next play. A flag for defensive pass interference was thrown on Stokes.

LaFleur challenged the call on the next play, which would have resulted in a first down for San Francisco. The call stood, causing the Packers to lose a timeout.

With less than 10 minutes to go in the game, the 49ers were within the 10 yard line. They then got inside the 5 yard line with 9:19 to go.

A penalty on Green Bay’s Sullivan for defensive holding was enforced at the 3-yard line.

San Francisco’s Sermon then ran into the end zone, and it became a 24-21 game.

Soon after taking the field, the Packers converted for a first down, already an improvement following their previous drive, which was a three and out.

A flag was thrown on a play involving a deep pass from Rodgers to Tonyan on the 49ers for defensive pass interference.

On the next play, Jones ran for a first down as the 3rd quarter came to a close.

Jones ran for another two plays, bringing the Packers to a 3rd and 4 on the 49ers 12 yard line.

Rodgers then threw to receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling for a touchdown. Crosby’s kick made it a 24-14 game.

Garoppolo and company had a 3 and out, and punted the ball with less than four and a half minutes to go.

Amari Rodgers returned it 6 yards to land on the Green Bay 14-yard line.

The kick to Green Bay following the touchdown and the return landed the Packers at their 23-yard line.

The Packers soon found themselves in a 3rd and 1 situation, and failed to convert on a pass from Rodgers to Adams.

A punt from Bojorquez goes 50 yards to San Francisco’s 19, but the runback went to the 49ers 28-yard line.

On the opening kick of the 2nd half, Crosby kicked 64 yards, with San Francisco’s Cannon returning it for 16 yards to their 17-yard line.

Shortly after the second half started, the Packers announced Barnes, who had been injured in the 2nd quarter, has been ruled out for the rest of the game.

San Francisco soon reached midfield after a handful of plays.

A pass from Garoppolo to Samuel put the 49ers in the red zone. A few plays later, they found the end zone, and made it a 17-14 game.

The drive took more than seven minutes off the clock, leaving 7:41 left in the 3rd quarter.

On the kick, Crosby kicked 65-yards, but San Francisco’s Cannon ran it back 68 yards before being tackled by Crosby at Green Bay’s 32-yard line.

Chandon Sullivan reentered the game late in the 2nd quarter.

San Francisco called a timeout within their own 10 yard line, and Garoppolo threw an incomplete pass on 2nd and 5.

Green Bay then called a timeout with 22 seconds left in the half.

A throw from Garoppolo caused a defensive pass interference call on Eric Stokes.

Another flag was thrown on the next play, this time on both teams. The fouls offset.

Green Bay called a second timeout with less than 15 seconds to play.

Yet another throw from Garoppolo fell incomplete on 2nd and goal.

With two seconds to go, the 49ers went for it on 3rd and goal, and Lance went in as QB and ran it in for a one yard touchdown. The extra point was good, putting San Francisco on the board at the end of the half, 17-7.

On the Packers’ next drive, Rodgers threw one incomplete pass and one short pass, putting the Packers in a 3rd and 6 situation.

A deep pass to Adams resulted in a penalty on San Francisco for defensive pass interference, giving the Packers a first down.

During the next play, San Francisco’s Johnson went down, but he walked off under his own power.

Rodgers then threw a pass to Adams, putting the Packers at the 49ers 29-yard line, bringing the game to the 2 minute warning.

Yet another pass from Rodgers to Adams brought the Packers to a 1st and goal.

Jones soon ran the ball into the end zone for a touchdown, bringing the Packers to a 17-0 lead as the one minute mark approached in the first half.

The 49ers first pass from Garoppolo was incomplete, and a second down throw was completed to Aiyuk.

Krys Barnes went down for the Packers on the second play.

Yet another thrown from Garoppolo gave the 49ers a first down.

The 49ers continued to move down the field, advancing to midfield just a handful of plays later.

Garoppolo was soon sacked for a loss of 7 yards.

Sullivan was then injured on the following play.

On 3rd and 1, the 49ers failed to convert, but they then punted.

A delay of game penalty was called on the 49ers, and they punted 41 yards to Green Bay’s 13-yard line.

The Packers announced Krys Barnes is being evaluated for a concussion.

The first pass of the 49ers next drive was a pass from Garoppolo to George Kittle, however it was intercepted by Jaire Alexander.

Rodgers and company returned to the field, and began with a first down right away on a pass to Adams. They soon reached the red zone, getting to the 49ers 6-yard-line.

The Packers then called a timeout.

A pass from Rodgers to Normal was fumbled, however the ball went out of bounds.

The Packers went for it on 4th down, but the pass from Rodgers to Cobb was incomplete, causing the 49ers to take over inside their own 5-yard line.

The Packers started their third drive with a run for a gain of 2 yards.

Two plays later, Rodgers threw an incomplete pass on third down, however a flag was flown for the defense for pass interference, causing the Packers to get a first down.

As the game entered the second quarter, a penalty on the Packers for having an ineligible player downfield was declined, putting the Packers in a 2nd and 8.

The 49ers then sacked Rodgers for a loss of 8 yards.

The drive ended with a 51-yard punt to San Francisco’s 14.

Another touchback caused the 49ers to start on their own 25-yard line.

Three plays - including a tipped pass that fell incomplete on third down, made the 49ers punt.

Amari Rodgers called for a fair catch at the Green Bay 10-yard line.

The Packers’ second drive started with a 12-yard pass from Rodgers to receiver Davante Adams.

Following a short pass to AJ Dillon, Rodgers connected with Marquez Valdes-Scantling on a 47-yard pass.

Soon after, Rodgers connected with Adams for a short touchdown pass, and Crosby’s kick made it a 10-0 game.

The 49ers’ first drive started on their own 25-yard line following a touchback on the kick.

Despite multiple completed, short passes from Jimmy Garoppolo, they weren’t able to convert any points, and punted away.

The ball landed in the end zone.

The Packers received to start the game, with Rodgers handing the ball off to Aaron Jones on the first play of the drive.

Jones carried again on the second play of the drive, and the Packers converted on a third down to continue the drive.

A scramble from Rodgers shortly after was wiped out by a face mask penalty.

Jones was tackled in the backfield on the next play.

The Packers failed to convert another 3rd down, and Mason Crosby made a 54-yard-long field goal to put the Packers up 3-0.

The 1-1 Packers and undefeated 49ers will meet up Sunday night at Levi’s Stadium.

The Packers are coming off a 35-17 Monday night win against the Detroit Lions, while the 49ers are coming off a win 17-11 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Last year, the Packers won the matchup 34-17, and are 2-1 vs San Francisco in the regular season since 2018. However, their all time regular season record in San Francisco is 11-17-1.

Team officials say one or both teams have scored 30+ points in each of the last four games against each other, and each of the last three games between the two teams has been decided by at least 17 points.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has played against the 49ers nearly a dozen times - including the postseason - and has thrown 23 touchdowns and 5 interceptions during those games. In addition, he has thrown for more than 300 yards in 3 of the last 4 games against San Francisco.

King isn’t the only one on the inactive list for Sunday night’s game.

However, the team announced tight end Josiah Deguara is active for the matchup.

Meanwhile, the 49ers announced the following players are inactive for them Sunday night:

  • Elijah Mitchell
  • Dre Kirkpatrick
  • Ambry Thomas
  • Aaron Banks

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:20 p.m., and will air on NBC.

Check back for updates throughout the game from the Action 2 Sports team.

We’ll also have game analysis Sunday night on Cover 2 following the 10 p.m. newscast.

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