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Packers pick off Kaepernick, find their groove on offense


With the 49ers threatening to blow open early in the second quarter a wild-card playoff game at Lambeau Field, the Packers made a big play.

Cornerback Tramon Williams intercepted a Colin Kaepernick pass to tight end Vernon Davis deep in Green Bay’s end of the field.  Williams then ran roughly 50 yards across the field and 17 yards up it, before dropping a shoulder (and possibly the crown of his helmet) into Kaepernick to end the play.

No flag was thrown for violation of the league’s new rule preventing the use of the crown of the helmet as a battering ram.

The interception apparently has sparked the Green Bay offense.  After a trio of three-and-out drives, the Packers have moved the ball deep into Green Bay territory with four straight first downs.

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13 Responses to “Packers pick off Kaepernick, find their groove on offense”
  1. The League's Crusade Against The Steelers Continues says: Jan 5, 2014 5:40 PM

    Kaeperdick shrivels in big games.

  2. chawk12thman says: Jan 5, 2014 5:45 PM

    SF dominating performance and then GB get the lead from one turnover and lapse in pass defense. Why they stopped getting to Rodgers this last drive is the question. If they don’t get back to that formula, they will soon be down by 11-15.

  3. leatherface2012 says: Jan 5, 2014 5:46 PM

    yep 88 total yards. gb is a jggernaut

  4. thestrategyexpert says: Jan 5, 2014 5:46 PM

    That was a big momentum gainer and a huge risk by Tramon. Although there was a good chance of not getting flagged and a chance to get a direct shot to the QB’s head. Sucks that it is an encouraged strategy to aim for. They should take a good look at Kaep’s head after taking such a powerful blow like that.

  5. bla bla bla says: Jan 5, 2014 5:46 PM

    Here we go!

  6. nfl4days says: Jan 5, 2014 5:48 PM

    Jaws was right when he said Kaepernick doesnt go through his progression. He stares down the guy he anticipates to be open. Tramon noticed this, completely abandoned Boldin and undercut the pass to Vernon.

  7. nfl4days says: Jan 5, 2014 5:48 PM

    *Trent Dilfer.

  8. vikefan says: Jan 5, 2014 5:49 PM

    one drive is a groove? hardly…..

  9. leatherface2012 says: Jan 5, 2014 5:52 PM

    i guess they just lost their groove

  10. nflfollower says: Jan 5, 2014 5:53 PM

    Williams will be fined for that. Welcome to the NFL in 2014.

  11. arrowtoyourknee says: Jan 5, 2014 5:53 PM

    What’s funny is that the officials refuse to throw a flag against Green Bay, even when it’s obvious there should have been multiple against House alone, and they still can’t stay on top at home. It’s sad that there is such bias in the officiating.

  12. tarkentin says: Jan 5, 2014 6:19 PM

    Kaepernick looks cold & intimidated, he won’t get past Seattle if it comes to that

  13. aldante66 says: Jan 5, 2014 8:04 PM

    As everyone knows by now that was the only play the defense made. How the niners didn’t win by 20 us beyond me, they just played thee worst defense in the league. They have there hands full next week against Carolina. It won’t be pretty.

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