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Game matchups: 49ers offense/Packers defense

Packers must keep wraps on Gore to stop Niners

NinersDigest's Craig Massei and PackerReport's Bill Huber break down the matchups of Sunday's pivotal NFC season opener between the 49ers and Green Bay Packers. Here we take a look at what to watch when the San Francisco offense is on the field.

49ers pass offense vs. Packers pass defense Statistically, this was the worst pass defense the NFL has ever seen with 299.8 yards per game allowed through the air. The Packers didn't do anything well. They finished last in the league in sacks on a per-snap basis. The lack of pressure put the secondary in a bind. While they led the league by a mile with 31 interceptions, they also were guilty of...

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