Green Bay Defeats San Francisco 34-16 - Recap
|Green Bay Defeats San Francisco 34-16 - Recap|
Aaron Rodgers scorched the 49ers defense for 3 TDs as Green Bay defeated San Francisco 34-16 on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Packers were a 9-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 40.5.
James Starks rushed for 73 yards, while Aaron Rodgers added 39 yards in the win. Greg Jennings and Donald Driver added 122 and 73 receiving yards respectively.
Anthony Dixon rushed for 33 yards for San Francisco, while Brian Westbrook added 31 yards. Troy Smith threw for 194 yards for the 49ers, while receivers Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree had 126 and 45 yards respectively.
San Francisco was outgained by Green Bay 410-269 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-11 by the Packers.
San Francisco lost the time of possession battle 37:11/22:49, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Green Bay takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For San Francisco, they head home to face Seattle.