GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Phil Dawson’s third field goal of the day was a 33-yard kick as time expired to give the San Francisco 49ers a 23-20 win over the Packers in Green Bay. Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick (KAP’-ur-nik) rushed seven times for a team-high 98 yards and completed 16 of his 30 passes for 227 yards and a touchdown. Michael Crabtree had eight receptions for 125 yards as the 49ers advanced to the NFC division playoffs against the Panthers in Carolina next Sunday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The San Diego Chargers took advantage of three Andy Dalton turnovers while outscoring the Bengals 20-0 in the second half of a 27-10 comeback win at Cincinnati. Ronnie Brown put the game out of reach by running 58 yards for a touchdown with 2:17 to play. Philip Rivers was 12 of 16 for 128 yards and no interceptions as the Chargers earned the right to meet the Broncos in Denver next Sunday.
UNDATED (AP) — The NFL has fined Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $50,000 for violating the league’s media policy. Lynch stepped in front of a camera Friday and spoke for less than 90 seconds. It was his first time taking questions from the media all season, having declined every previous time.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers now say Chris Paul will be out of the lineup for up to six weeks with a separated right shoulder that won’t require surgery. The Clippers gave the prognosis Sunday after Paul had an MRI. He was injured in the third quarter of the Clippers’ game at Dallas on Friday when he tripped over guard Monta (MAHN’-tay) Ellis.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres say Hall of Fame broadcaster and former major leaguer Jerry Coleman has died at age 89 after a brief illness. Coleman spent more than 70 years in pro baseball, a career that included four World Series titles with the New York Yankees and was interrupted by World War II and the Korean War, when he served as a Marine Corps pilot. He flew 120 missions combined in the two wars.