Purdy: San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick prevails in the battle of young … – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsCHARLOTTE. N.C. — Damn straight, Colin Kaepernick rubbed it in. He had his reasons. Halfway through Sunday’s third quarter, the 49ers quarterback sprinted into the end zone … Read More

49ers take care of business in Carolina, 23-10 – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleCharlotte, N.C. — Jim Harbaugh didn’t gush over his team or smooch any reporter’s bald head. His players – while all smiles – got dressed quickly and answered … Read More

49ers dispatch Panthers, setting up long-awaited NFC title game – CNN

CNNColin Kaepernick is now 3-0 in road playoff games, but he’ll face a stiff test in Seattle during the NFC title game. Grant Halverson/Getty Images. CHARLOTTE — Colin Kaepernick always … Read More

49ers ready for next road test: Seattle – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCHARLOTTE — There was a sense of inevitability Sunday, and throughout the season. It seemed that the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks were meant to be the final … Read More

Report cards: 49ers pounce on Panthers’ mental lapses – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe San Francisco 49ers are headed to their third straight NFC Championship Game after a hard-fought 23-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Saturday. Below are grades for each … Read More

Boldin, 49ers put Panthers away with ease – New York Daily News

New York Daily News49ERS 23, PANTHERS 10. CHARLOTTE – The San Francisco 49ers traveled cross-country to face the Carolina Panthers Sunday afternoon, picked up a win in the divisional round … Read More

Concussion clouds status of ‘poor kid’ Percy Harvin for NFC Championship Game – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSEATTLE — Percy Harvin’s latest comeback didn’t even last one half. The Seattle Seahawks’ dynamic receiver left Saturday’s NFC divisional playoff game twice in the first half to be … Read More

Colin Kaepernick doesn’t wear sleeves in subzero temperatures – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBecause weather predictions are the only thing less accurate than sports predictions, temperatures in Green Bay for Sunday’s NFC wild card game weren’t -6, like forecasted, but actually a … Read More

Packers were inches away from blocking 49ers’ game-winning field goal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGreen Bay Packers cornerback Davon House came within a few inches of blocking Phil Dawson’s game-winning field goal in Sunday’s NFC wild card game and sending the game to … Read More

49ers lead Packers at halftime at cold Lambeau Field – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneGREEN BAY, Wis. — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a history -– albeit a short one -– of terrorizing the Green Bay Packers with his athleticism and … Read More

Report cards: Saints finally make grade on the ground – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFinally, the New Orleans Saints showed they could go on the road and win in the playoffs, doing it for the first time in Saturday’s 26-24 wild-card triumph over … Read More

Philadelphia Eagles host New Orleans Saints: NFC wild-card game features … – Penn Live

Penn LivePHILADELPHIA — The New Orleans Saints get a chance to chase away demons Saturday night at Philadelphia: that they can’t win road games, especially in the playoffs, and they … Read More

How important is home field advantage in the wild-card round? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFor the second time in four seasons, the New Orleans Saints are in the playoffs as an NFC wild-card team, and they again will have to go on the … Read More

Packers think third time will be charm vs. Colin Kaepernick – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGREEN BAY, Wis. — Cornerback Tramon Williams doesn’t think the Green Bay Packers defense has something to prove in Sunday’s NFC wild-card playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers. … Read More

Tony Gonzalez Says Good-Bye To NFL: ‘This Is Like Graduating To Me’ – Fox News Latino

Fox News LatinoATLANTA (AP) – Tony Gonzalez is ready for the next chapter of his life. The Atlanta Falcons, after wrapping up an ugly 4-12 season, won’t be the same … Read More