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Kaepernick delivers as 49ers take care of Packers

  • By Associated Press
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Colin Kaepernick ran for a quarterback playoff-record 181 yards and two touchdowns and threw two scoring passes to wide receiver Michael Crabtree in leading the San Francisco 49ers back to the NFC Championship Game with a 45-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night.

The 49ers will play on the road against the top-seeded Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game at 3 p.m. ET next Sunday. The Falcons defeated the Seattle Seahawks 30-28 on Sunday.

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Playoff first-timer Kaepernick outshined reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, who never got in sync for the Packers in finishing 26-of-39 passing for 257 yards and two touchdowns.

Kaepernick ran for scores of 20 and 56 yards on the way to topping the rushing mark of 119 yards held by Michael Vick. Crabtree caught TD passes of 12 and 20 yards in the second quarter and wound up with nine receptions and 119 yards for the 49ers in the NFC divisional-round matchup.

San Francisco had 579 total yards, 323 on the ground.

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