Week 12 of the NFL season is almost over. We have the Monday night game between the Los Angeles Rams and Baltimore Ravens left. In the most anticipated game of the week, the Patriots edged the Cowboys in a defensive battle. The Saints continue to roll as a game winning field goal took down Carolina 34-31. The Eagles injury plagued offense continues to struggle as they fell 17-9 to Seattle. The Titans continue to roll as they blew out division rival Jacksonville 42-20. Buffalo moved to 8-3 after beating the Broncos 20-3. The red hot Falcons cooled off as they fell at home to Tampa Bay 35-22. Oakland went to New York and was blown out 34-3 by the Jets. The Browns and Steelers continue to win as the AFC Wild Card heats up. Let’s check out the Sunday night game.
Green Bay opened the game with possession of the ball. On 3rd & 10, San Francisco blitzed Rodgers and forced a fumble. The 49ers recovered inside the 5 yard line. The first play on offense, Tevin Coleman punched it in for the first score of the game. The defense of the 49ers continued to hold the Green Bay offense at bay. On the other hand, San Francisco mounted an impressive drive. They got into the red zone but was held to a field goal to go up 10-0. Green Bay were able to stop the 49ers offense. The Packers put together a nice drive. On 4th & 1, the Packers we’re stopped on the San Francisco 30 yard line. The defenses for both teams came up big continuously. Jimmy Garoppolo and Aaron Rodgers, we’re frustrated.
San Francisco got the ball with about 6 minutes to go in the second half. Garoppolo started to find Kittle and they leaned on the running game. Green Bay’s defense held the 49ers offense to three points. San Francisco took a 13-0 lead with less than 3 minutes to go in the first half. Green Bay got the ball back and quickly went on a three and out. San Francisco scored quick on a TD pass from Garoppolo to Deebo Samuel. San Francisco went up 20-0 as the Packers got the ball back. Of course, the 49ers defense got after Rodgers forcing another three and out. The 49ers managed to kick an48-yard field goal as time expired. San Francisco went into halftime with a 23-0 lead.
The 49ers didn’t do anything on their first possession of the second half. On the other hand, Green Bay went 65 yards on 13 plays to finally scored. The Packers even got a 2-point conversion to make the score 23-8. San Francisco turned around and scored on a 61-yard TD pass from Jimmy Garoppolo to George Kittle. The drive took 57 seconds on 2 plays to increase the 49ers lead to 30-8. Green Bay went on a drive where they were saved by a couple penalties. On 4th and 8, Green Bay went for it and the 49ers stopped them. San Francisco ate up almost seven minutes on their next possession. Raheem Mostert scored on a 15 yard run to put the 49ers up 37-8 with less than 5 minutes remaining. Aaron Rodgers was kept on the sideline as he finished with 104 yards passing.
The San Francisco 49ers destroyed Packers on Sunday Night Football 37-8. The 49ers are now 10-1 as they enter the toughest part of their schedule. The 49ers will travel to Baltimore next week to battle the Ravens. The loss drops Green Bay to 8-3, which ties them with Minnesota atop of the NFC North. Green Bay only face one team with a winning record the remainder of the year. Next week they’ll travel to New York to face the Giants.