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Third-Down Failures Stick With Capers Most

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Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers' offense had an answer for everything in posting a 579-yard destruction of the Packers. But what left the Packers' defensive coordinator irked after reviewing the video was his unit's inability to get off the field, particularly on third-and-long.

Dom Capers, even by his highly organized standards, could not have been more ready for this session with the media. Before anyone among the large gathering packed in the hallway outside the Green Bay Packers' locker room could ask the first question, he spoke up. Using a sheet of paper colored with highlighter stripes as his reference guide, he broke down the deciding plays from the Packers' 4...

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