49ers use clutch 4th quarter drive to rally past Packers, advance to NFC championship game

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 20: Christian McCaffrey #23 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with teammates after scoring a 6-yard rushing touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs at Levi's Stadium on January 20, 2024 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Christian McCaffrey scored with 1:07 left, capping a clutch drive led by quarterback Brock Purdy, and linebacker Dre Greenlaw picked off one of Jordan Love's rare mistakes as the 49ers held on for a 24-21 win over the Packers in Saturday's divisional playoff game. The 49ers will host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or Detroit Lions in the NFC championship game next Sunday.

It's the fourth NFC title game appearance in the last five years for San Francisco.

Read the full game recap here.

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