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Box
1 2 3 4 Total
GB 0 0 - - 0
SF 7 3 - - 10
Recent updates
9:44 Tevin Coleman rush to the left for 5 yards to the GB8. Tackled by Adrian Amos.
10:26 Jimmy Garoppolo rush to the middle for 2 yards to the GB13. Tackled by Blake Martinez.
11:04 Raheem Mostert rush to the middle for no gain to the GB15. Tackled by Kenny Clark and Adrian Amos.
Stat leaders
Green Bay
Passing
A. Rodgers
24 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
A. Jones
5 rush, 22 yards
Receiving
A. Lazard
1 rec, 13 yards, 0 TD
San Francisco
Passing
J. Garoppolo
42 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
R. Mostert
6 rush, 69 yards
Receiving
D. Samuel
2 rec, 46 yards, 0 TD
Packers
49ers
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
A. Rodgers 6 6 24 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
A. Jones 5 22 0 9
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
A. Lazard 1 13 0 13
D. Adams 1 7 0 7
M. Lewis 1 3 0 3
J. William... 1 2 0 2
G. Allison 1 1 0 1
A. Jones 1 -2 0 -2
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
J. Garoppo... 3 4 42 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
R. Mostert 6 69 1 36
T. Coleman 6 22 0 5
J. Garoppo... 1 2 0 2
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
D. Samuel 2 46 0 30
R. Mostert 1 -4 0 -4
E. Sanders 0 0 0 0
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