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Packers Have No Answers

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San Francisco - Colin Kaepernick was for real.

The Green Bay Packers were not.

Destroying Dom Capers' defense with his flying feet and powerful arm, Kaepernick led the San Francisco 49ers over the Packers, 45-31, in an NFC divisional playoff game Saturday night at Candlestick Park.

Kaepernick carried 16 times for 181 yards, a playoff record for a quarterback. He also completed 17 of 31 passes for 263 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. His passer rating was 91.2.

He was much too much for the sluggish, ill-prepared Green Bay defense to handle.

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