Quick-hit notes: A big day for new standards

Quick-hit notes from the 49ers' 45-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers in Saturday's NFC divisional playoff game:

--- The 49ers advanced to the NFC Championship Game for the second year in a row, marking the first time San Francisco has reached the NFC Championship in consecutive seasons since 1992-1994.

--- The Niners became the first NFC team to reach the conference finals in back-to-back years since the Philadelphia Eagles did it from 2001-2004.

--- San Francisco will now advance to the NFC Championship Game for the 14th time, which is tied for the most championship game appearances in conference history with the Dallas Cowboys and is one short of the NFL record held by the Pittsburgh Steelers, who have appeared in 15 AFC Championship Games since 1970.

--- The 49ers also advanced to the conference championship game for the 12th time since 1980, the most appearances in the NFL during that span.

--- Jim Harbaugh became the eighth head coach in NFL history to reach the conference or league championship in each of his first two seasons, joining a list that includes former 49ers coach George Seifert, who did it with San Francisco from 1989-1990.

--- San Francisco improved to 14-7 all-time in the NFC Divisional round. The Niners also improved to 13-3 at home in the Divisional Playoffs, including a 9-1 record in those games since 1988.

--- The 49ers improved to 20-9 at home in the playoffs. The 20 wins are tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most postseason home victories in NFL history.

--- San Francisco improved to 27-18 (.600) all time in the playoffs. The 27 postseason wins are the fourth most in NFL history and the 49ers .600 winning percentage is tied for third best in league history.

--- The 49ers became the first team in NFL history to ever have two 100-yard rushers and one 100-yard receiver in the same playoff game. Quarterback Colin Kaepernic rushed for 181 yards, running back Frank Gore rushed for 119 yards and wide receiver Michael Crabtree had a game-high 119 yards receiving.

--- The 49ers set a new franchise playoff record with 579 yards of total offense (323 rushing and 256 passing). The previous record was 537 yards (211 rushing and 326 passing) vs. Miami in Super Bowl XIX.

--- San Francisco's 323 yards rushing also is a franchise playoff record, blowing past the previous franchise record of 211 yards vs. Miami in Super Bowl XIX.

--- The 45 points scored by the Niners were the third-most in a playoff game in franchise postseason history and the most in a non-Super Bowl game. The 49ers scored 49 points against the San Diego Chargers while winning Super Bowl XXIX and 55 while beating the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXIV.

--- In his first career postseason game and just the eighth start of his career, Colin Kaepernick set the NFL single-game record for a quarterback with 181 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 16 carries. He broke the previous league record of 173 yards rushing by Atlanta's Michael Vick in 2002. Kaepernick also smashed Vick's playoff record for rushing yards by a quarterback of 119 set in the 2005. He broke Roger Craig's previous franchise record for a playoff game of 135 yards in 1989.

--- Kaepernick's 56-yard touchdown run is the longest ever by a quarterback in NFL history, breaking the record previously held by Steve McNair, who had a 51-yard run for Tennessee in 2000. Kaepernick's run is also the third longest by any player in franchise history.

--- Kaepernick joined Jay Cutler and Otto Graham, who did it twice, as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to record two touchdowns passing and two touchdowns rushing in the same playoff game.

--- The 49ers ran a season-high 34 of their 75 offensive plays out of the Pistol formation and averaged 6.9 yards on those plays.

--- Kaepernick became the youngest 49ers starting QB to make his playoff debut at 25 years, two months and nine days old. Joe Montana was previously the youngest when started his first playoff game when he was 25 years, 6 months and 23 days old in 1981.

--- Running back Frank Gore recorded his first 100-yard rushing game in the playoffs while finishing with 119 yards and one touchdown on a game-high 23 carries.

--- Wide receiver Michael Crabtree recorded the first 100-yard receiving game in the playoffs while recording a game-high nine receptions for 119 yards.

--- Tight end Vernon Davis had a 44-yard reception, giving him 336 receiving yards in his first three career playoff games, the most by a tight end for his first three postseason games in NFL history. Davis broke the record of 305 yards previously held by Philadelphia's Keith Jackson.

--- With one field and six PATs, Niners kicker David Akers moved into second place in NFL history with 160 postseason points. Akers now trails only Adam Vinateri, who amassed 196 points kicking for New England and Indianapolis.

--- Akers has now scored at least one point in each of the 23 playoff games in which he has played, the second-longest streak in NFL history behind only Vinateri's 25-game streak.

--- Akers now has 36 made fields goals on 43 attempts in his playoff career. Both rank second in NFL history behind Vinateri, who made 48 field goals in 58 career attempts.

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