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Box Score: Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers

Posted: Sun January 3, 1999 at 8:05 p.m. EST

NFL     PLAYOFFS 

        FINAL             1ST  2ND  3RD  4TH     TOTAL

GREEN BAY 3 14 0 10 27 SAN FRANCISCO 7 3 10 10 30 FINAL
SCORING SUMMARY

1ST QUARTER: GNB - FG, RYAN LONGWELL 23 YD, 5:34. Drive: 10 plays, 48 yards in 4:26. Key plays: Terrell recovery of Owens fumble at Green Bay 47; Levens 9-yard run on 3rd-and-1 to San Francisco 35; Favre 13-yard pass to Henderson to San Francisco 9. GREEN BAY 3-0 SFO - TD, GREG CLARK 1 YD PASS FROM STEVE YOUNG (WADE RICHEY KICK), 10:50. Drive: 3 plays, 19 yards in 1:26. Key plays: Doleman recovery of Levens fumble at Green Bay 19; Kirby 12-yard run to Green Bay 7. SAN FRANCISCO 7-3 2ND QUARTER: GNB - TD, ANTONIO FREEMAN 2 YD PASS FROM BRETT FAVRE (RYAN LONGWELL KICK), 0:04. Drive: 9 plays, 62 yards in 4:14. Key plays: Levens 17-yard run to San Francisco 33; Levens 22-yard run on 4th-and-1 to San Francisco 2; Levens 5 carries for 48 yards and 2 catches for 12 yards. GREEN BAY 10-7 SFO - FG, WADE RICHEY 34 YD, 8:07. Drive: 8 plays, 37 yards in 3:55. Key plays: McQuarters 19-yard punt return to San Francisco 47; Hearst 16-yard run to Green Bay 33; Hearst 7-yard run to Green Bay 21; Hearst 3 carries for 28 yards. GREEN BAY 10, SAN FRANCISCO 10 GNB - TD, DORSEY LEVENS 2 YD RUN (RYAN LONGWELL KICK), 14:29. Drive: 7 plays, 83 yards in 3:22. Key plays: 15-yard roughing-the-passer penalty on San Francisco's Doleman plus 15-yard personal foul on Barker to Green Bay 47; Favre 24-yard pass to Brooks to San Francisco 27; Favre 13-yard pass Levens to San Francisco 2. GREEN BAY 17-10 3RD QUARTER: SFO - TD, GREG CLARK 8 YD PASS FROM STEVE YOUNG (WADE RICHEY KICK), 5:58. Drive: 5 plays, 33 yards in 2:01. Key plays: Woodall 17-yard interception return to Green Bay 33; Hearst 17-yard run to Green Bay 11. GREEN BAY 17, SAN FRANCISCO 17 SFO - FG, WADE RICHEY 48 YD, 12:48. Drive: 11 plays, 48 yards in 5:33. Key plays: Hearst 24-yard run to San Francisco 46; 17-yard pass interference penalty on Green Bay's T Williams to Packers 42; Edwards 2-yard run on 4th-and-1 to Green Bay 31; Hearst 8-yard run to Green Bay 31. SAN FRANCISCO 20-17 4TH QUARTER: GNB - FG, RYAN LONGWELL 37 YD, 3:09. Drive: 11 plays, 60 yards in 5:21. Key plays: Favre 12-yard pass to Chmura to Green Bay 34; Favre 33-yard pass to Henderson to San Francisco 33; Favre 7-yard pass to Brooks on 3rd-and-7 to San Francisco 10. GREEN BAY 20, SAN FRANCISCO 20 SFO - FG, WADE RICHEY 40 YD, 8:48. Drive: 10 plays, 51 yards in 5:39. Key plays: Young 8-yard pass to Stokes on 3rd-and-7 to San Francisco 38; Young 10-yard run to midfield; Young 34-yard pass to Owens to Green Bay 16. SAN FRANCISCO 23-20 GNB - TD, ANTONIO FREEMAN 15 YD PASS FROM BRETT FAVRE (RYAN LONGWELL KICK), 13:04. Drive: 9 plays, 89 yards in 2:23. Key plays: Levens 2-yard run on 4th-and-1 to Green Bay 22; Favre 47-yard pass to Bradford to San Francisco 31; Levens 10-yard run on 3rd-and-4 to San Francisco 15; Favre 4-for-7 for 77 yards. GREEN BAY 27-23 SFO - TD, TERRELL OWENS 25 YD PASS FROM STEVE YOUNG (WADE RICHEY KICK), 14:57. Drive: 9 plays, 76 yards in 1:53. Key plays: Young 17-yard pass to Stokes to San Francisco 41; Young 9-yard pass to Stokes to midfield; Young 9-yard pass to Kirby on 3rd-and-4 to Green Bay 32; Young 7-for-9 for 76 yards. SAN FRANCISCO 30-27 TEAM STATISTICS GNB SFO
FIRST DOWNS 24 20 Rushing 10 10 Passing 12 9 Penalty 2 1 3RD-DOWN EFFICIENCY 5-12 4-12 4TH-DOWN EFFICIENCY 2-2 1-1 TOTAL NET YARDS 403 347 Total plays 64 65 Average gain 6.3 5.3 NET YARDS RUSHING 121 178 Rushes 28 31 Average per rush 4.3 5.7 NET YARDS PASSING 282 169 Completed-attempted 20-35 18-32 Yards per pass 7.8 5.0 Sacked-yards lost 1-10 2-13 Had intercepted 2 2 PUNTS-AVERAGE 2-50.5 3-40.0 RETURN YARDAGE 194 174 Punts-returns 1-0 2-26 Kickoffs-returns 7-194 6-128 Interceptions-returns 2-0 2-20 PENALTIES-YARDS 4-42 6-50 FUMBLES-LOST 3-2 1-1 TIME OF POSSESSION 28:57 31:03 PLAYER STATISTICS Missed field goals: Green Bay (Ryan Longwell 50). Green Bay rushing: Dorsey Levens 27-116, Antonio Freeman 1-5. San Francisco rushing: Garrison Hearst 22-128, Terry Kirby 5-32, Steve Young 3-16, Marc Edwards 1-2. Green Bay passing: Brett Favre 20-35 for 292 yards, 2 INT, 2 TD. San Francisco passing: Steve Young 18-32 for 182 yards, 2 INT, 3 TD. Green Bay receiving: Dorsey Levens 6-37, Antonio Freeman 4-75, William Henderson 3-55, Corey Bradford 2-53, Robert Brooks 2-31, Derrick Mayes 1-20, Mark Chmura 1-12, Tyrone Davis 1-9. San Francisco receiving: Jj Stokes 5-58, Terrell Owens 3-73, Garrison Hearst 3-15, Greg Clark 3-13, Terry Kirby 2-14, Jerry Rice 1-6, Marc Edwards 1-3. Green Bay tackles-assists-sacks (unofficial): Bernardo Harris 8-1-1, Brian Williams 6-0-0, George Koonce 4-1-0, Darren Sharper 4-1-0, Craig Newsome 4-0-0, Leroy Butler 4-0-0, Tyrone Williams 4-0-0, Gilbert Brown 3-0-0, Reggie White 2-0-0, Vaughn Booker 2-0-0, Vonnie Holliday 2-0-1, Pat Terrell 2-0-0, Santana Dotson 1-1-0, Lamont Hollinquest 1-0-0, Keith Mckenzie 1-0-0. San Francisco tackles-assists-sacks (unofficial): Lee Woodall 7-1-0, Marquez Pope 7-1-0, Brentson Buckner 5-1-0, Ken Norton 5-0-0, Junior Bryant 5-0-0, Merton Hanks 4-0-0, Roy Barker 3-0-0, Tim Mcdonald 3-0-0, Gabe Wilkins 2-0-0, Chris Doleman 2-0-1, Anthony Peterson 1-1-0, Darnell Walker 1-1-0, Zack Bronson 1-0-0, Charles Haley 0-2-0. Interceptions: Green Bay (George Koonce 1 for 0 yards, Darren Sharper 1 for 0 yards); San Francisco (Lee Woodall 1 for 17 yards, Darnell Walker 1 for 3 yards). Fumbles lost: Green Bay (Roell Preston, Dorsey Levens); San Francisco (Terrell Owens). Opponent's fumbles recovered: Green Bay (Pat Terrell); San Francisco (Chris Doleman, Randy Kirk). Officials: Referee-Gerry Austin, Umpire-Jim Duke, Head linesman-Earnie Frantz, Line judge-Jeff Bergman, Back judge-Don Hakes, Side judge-Rick Patterson, Field judge-Kevin Mack. A: 66,506; T: 3:05.

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