A matchup of the first two NFC 2002 division champions, these two clubs have a rich history, especially when it comes to the playoffs. Since 1995, they have met five times in the postseason, including a Wild Card matchup last year. The Packers have won all but one (a '98 Wild Card) of those games, and eight out of the nine meetings since '95.
The two QBs throw to receivers who lead the league in two key categories. San Francisco's TERRELL OWENS tops the NFL in touchdown catches (12), and Green Bay's DONALD DRIVER leads all top-10 receivers in yards-per-catch (16.0).
The 49ers come off a 10-point, fourth-quarter comeback victory (31-27) over Dallas, giving the league 14 such comebacks this year, tying last season for the most in the past 10 years.