Colin Kaepernick threw for two touchdowns and ran for two scores as the San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers 45-31 to advance to the National Football Conference championship game.
Kaepernick threw for 263 yards, including two touchdown passes to Michael Crabtree, and ran for 183 yards at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
The 49ers will play the winner of tomorrow’s second-round playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC title game Jan. 20.
In the American Football Conference’s second-round game today, the Baltimore Ravens topped the Denver Broncos 38-35 in double overtime. The Ravens will meet the winner of tomorrow’s match-up between the Houston Texans and New England Patriots in the championship game Jan. 20.
The winners of the conference championships will go to the Super Bowl on Feb. 3.
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