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Game matchups: 49ers/Packers special teams

Lee and Akers are two of the very best in the NFL

NinersDigest's Craig Massei and Packer Report'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 special teams units are on the field.

49ers special teams The 49ers' special teams units could make a strong argument for being the NFL's best last season, and their outstanding play on a regular basis was a major factor in San Francisco's turnaround season after eight consecutive years within a winning record. The Niners consistently won the battle for field position with All-Pro punter Andy Lee setting a NFL record with a net...

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