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Packers at 49ers Live Stream [WATCH]: Kickoff Time, Preview, Odds, Schedule, Injury Report

  • Michael Briggs , Design & Trend Staff Writer
  • Sep, 08, 2013, 04:12 PM
(Photo: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith)
(Photo: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith)

 

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers head into San Francisco for a showdown with Patrick Willis and the 49'ers. Kickoff time is 4:25 p.m. ET. You can watch the game on FOX (National), KTVU 2 (San Francisco) and WLUK 11 (Green Bay).

Here's a live stream link of the game for your viewing pleasure.

Packers at 49'ers Game Preview

The Packers and 49'ers will face off in their season openers for the second straight year, with Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay out to revenge last year's 30-22 opening loss at home. The 49'ers defeated the Pack twice last season, with the second victory coming in the divisional round of the playoffs.

Last year, the Packers dealt with Alex Smith in game one and Kaepernick in game two. This time around, Green Bay had plenty of time to prepare for Kaepernick and the read option, but then again, Kaepernick is likely to be just as unpredictable in his first full season as the starter in San Francisco. 

The 49'ers lost some key players from last year's Super Bowl team, with the biggest being the loss of safety Dashon Goldson to the Bucs. Goldson will be replaced by rookie Eric Reid. On the other side of the ball, San Francisco did add WR Anquan Boldin from the Super Bowl champion Ravens, who will help replace WR Michael Crabtree, who was lost for the season to injury.

Green Bay should have no problems throwing the football this season with Aaron Rodgers, despite the loss of WR Greg Jennings to the rival Vikings. Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb are solid options and the addition of a solid running back (rookie Eddie Lacy of Alabama) will do wonders for the Packers' offense.

Local takes:

James Brady of Niners Nation sees Joe Staley's matchup with Clay Matthews as the one to watch on Sunday:

"Just about anything less than unstoppable isn't good enough when you're up against Matthews. Last year, Matthews managed just 13 sacks, but that was before going down with an injury after playing in 12 games. He's one of the NFL's best pass rushers and would have a legitimate claim to the title of best pass rusher in this game if Aldon Smith hadn't come on so strong last season."

Brendan Kennedy of Acme Packing Company thinks that the Packers need to play physical:

"The Niners in two recent matchups have just been bigger, stronger, faster, nastier, filthier or whatever other adjective you can think of that would describe a Rex Ryan home movie. The Packers should have no problem in getting motivated to play this one with as much physicality as they can muster. How that turns out, who knows. But at least matching the Niners in terms of their style of play could go a long way in the Packers finally shedding their 'finesse team' label."

Odds:


Favorite Line Underdog O/U
At San Francisco -4.5 Green Bay 48.5

 

Packers Injury Report (via NFL.com)

Brad Jones LB Hamstring Limited Participation in Practice Questionable
Casey Hayward CB Hamstring Out (Definitely Will Not Play) Out
Morgan Burnett S Hamstring Did Not Participate In Practice Questionable
Jarrett Bush CB Ankle Limited Participation in Practice Probable

 

49ers Injury Report (via NFL.com)

LaMichael James RB Knee Did Not Participate In Practice Questionable
Nnamdi Asomugha CB Collarbone Limited Participation in Practice Questionable

 

Team Schedules

Green Bay Packers 2013-2014 Schedule

 
Today @ 49ers   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Sep 15 vs. Redskins   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Sep 22 @ Bengals   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 6 vs. Lions   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 13 @ Ravens   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 20 vs. Browns   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 27 @ Vikings   8:30 PM (ET)
 
 
Mon, Nov 4 vs. Bears   8:40 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Nov 10 vs. Eagles   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Nov 17 @ Giants   8:30 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Nov 24 vs. Vikings   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Thu, Nov 28 @ Lions   12:30 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 8 vs. Falcons   8:30 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 15 @ Cowboys   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 22 vs. Steelers   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 29 @ Bears   1:00 PM (ET)

 

San Francisco 49'ers 2013-2014 Schedule


Today vs. Packers   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Sep 15 @ Seahawks   8:30 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Sep 22 vs. Colts   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Thu, Sep 26 @ Rams   8:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 6 vs. Texans   8:30 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 13 vs. Cardinals   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 20 @ Titans   4:05 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Oct 27 @ Jaguars   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Nov 10 vs. Panthers   4:05 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Nov 17 @ Saints   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Mon, Nov 25 @ Redskins   8:40 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 1 vs. Rams   4:05 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 8 vs. Seahawks   4:25 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 15 @ Buccaneers   1:00 PM (ET)
 
 
Mon, Dec 23 vs. Falcons   8:40 PM (ET)
 
 
Sun, Dec 29 @ Cardinals   4:25 PM (ET)

 

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