San Francisco 49 ers will certainly satisfy Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, February 2
Raheem Mostert had 220 hurrying lawns and also 4 goals as the San Francisco 49 ers defeated the Green Bay Packers 37-20 in the NFC Championship video game to reach Super Bowl LIV, where they will certainly encounter the Kansas City Chiefs.
27- year-old running back Mostert – that was reduced by 6 various NFL groups prior to signing up with the 49 ers in 2016 – established a franchise business postseason document with 220 lawns on 29 brings, the second-most in a championship game in NFL background.
As a group, the Niners had 285 lawns on the ground, with Deebo Samuel and also Tevin Coleman including 43 and also 21 lawns, specifically.
The focus on hurrying – and also supremacy on the ground – implied that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tossed simply 8 passes, finishing 6 of them for 77 lawns.
Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers installed a worthy second-half initiative to end 31 of 39 for 326 lawns and also 2 goals, yet he was obstructed when either side of the break.
In the very first quarter at Levi’s Stadium, the NFC’s No 1 seed 49 ers bent their muscle mass.
San Francisco led a six-play, 89- backyard goal drive, covering it with a 36- backyard run by Mostert on a third-down draw play. Rookie receiver Samuel had actually damaged cost-free for 16 and also 30- backyard gains to established Mostert’s diminish the left sideline.
After a Green Bay drive finished with Nick Bosa dragging down Rodgers, the Niners benefited from a brief area – many thanks to a 26- backyard Richie James punt return – to prolong their lead via Robbie Gould’s 54- backyard basket.
Down 10 -0, points just worsened for the Packers as K’Waun Williams came rupturing via to sack Rodgers and also require a fumble and also a nine-yard loss.
With an additional brief area – a shanked JK Scott punting taking a trip simply 23 lawns – San Francisco expanded their lead to 17 -0 via Mostert once more. This time, Samuel tossed a wonderful block as Mostert dove over the left pylon on a nine-yard initiative.
Rodgers and also the Packers began to reveal assurance, as the quarterback hit Jake Kumerow for 23 lawns and also Aaron Jones dashed for 11 throughout midfield. However, their distress proceeded when a mix-up in between Rodgers and also facility Corey Linsley left the sphere cost-free on the grass and also DeForest Buckner made a simple fumble recuperation.
In demand of some energy prior to the fifty percent, Green Bay totally deciphered when Emmanuel Moseley actioned in front of a Rodgers come on Packers’ area and also simply 3 plays later on, Mostert included his 3rd goal when he dashed up the center for 18 lawns and also offered the 49 ers a 27 -0 lead at the break.
To begin the 2nd fifty percent, the the Packers lastly hopped on the board. Turning to the display video game to counter San Francisco’s pass thrill, Green Bay drove 75 lawns downfield in 10 plays, and also covered it with a nine-yard Rodgers flip to Jones.
But it really did not take wish for the Niners to reclaim their 27- factor benefit at 34 -7. They went right back to Mostert and also the ground video game, marching 79 lawns down the area in 7 plays – all runs – as back included his 4th goal of the day on a 22- backyard run.
The Packers really did not quit, and also Rodgers began the 4th quarter with a 42- backyard strike to Jimmy Graham that obtained him right down to the goal-line, prior to Jones dove in from one backyard out. And after requiring a punting on the Niners’ following drive, Rodgers came right back with an additional massive gain to established a rating.
Davante Adams beat Richard Sherman deep for a 65- backyard gain, and also Rodgers terminated throughout his body to newbie limited end Jace Sternberger to make it 34-20 with 8 mins left.
However, it was insufficient, far too late and also the 49 ers took control of 4 mins off the clock, covering a drive with a 42- backyard Robbie Gould basket, prior to Rodgers was selected off by Sherman to secure the win for San Francisco.
The 49 ers currently head to Miami for Super Bowl LIV, where they will certainly encounter Patrick Mahomes, Andy Reid and also the Kansas City Chiefs after they beat the Tennessee Titans 35-24 in the AFC Championship video game.