Aaron Rodgers

Defensive cornerback Richard Sherman (#25) of the San Francisco 49ers pumps up the crowd during the second quarter of the game at Levi's Stadium on Oct. 7, 2018 in Santa Clara, Calif.  (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers lose as Aaron Rodgers orchestrates final-drive magic

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner Through 58 minutes of football,…

 

Media critics are predicting that Bill O'Reilly -- accused of sexual harassment -- is on his way out of Fox News. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Time for Fox News to bid farewell to Bill O’Reilly?

Will Bill O’Reilly be in or out at Fox News? As demonstrators…

 

JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers got engaged on “The Bachelorette” -- but Jojo still hasn’t met her sweetheart’s famous quarterback brother Aaron. (Courtesy ABC)

Scoop: ‘Bachelorette’ JoJo, Jordan (and Aaron) not quite living happily ever after

Could it be that the most dramatic angle to JoJo Fletcher’s stint…

 

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith, left, may be all smiles, but its Aaron Rodgers who’s proven to have the last laugh. (Mike Roemer/AP)

Another all-time great proves pettiness pays

Of the tired Bay Area sports proclamations, “The 49ers should’ve drafted Aaron…

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith, left, may be all smiles, but its Aaron Rodgers who’s proven to have the last laugh. (Mike Roemer/AP)
Former Cal quarterback Jared Goff was the first overall selection in the NFL Draft, which started on Thursday. Niners fans wept. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

Weary Goff ready to make big waves in L.A.

CHICAGO — Jared Goff always did look good in Cal blue and gold.…

Former Cal quarterback Jared Goff was the first overall selection in the NFL Draft, which started on Thursday. Niners fans wept. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Cal quarterback Jared Goff catches footballs in preparation for Cal's NFL Pro Day on Friday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)

Jared Goff shows range of talent at Cal Pro Day

Jared Goff showcased his arsenal of throws Friday during the Cal Football Pro…

Cal quarterback Jared Goff catches footballs in preparation for Cal's NFL Pro Day on Friday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)
Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)

Kap + NYC GF = 49ers must dump him

Sometimes in this industry, you must hold your nose and plunge into…

Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)
Joe Montana is still as cool as ever, which is valuable to the NFL, a league with identity issues. (Jay Mariotti/S.F. Examiner)

Montana still reigns over a city, a sport

His hair is silver now, the color of four Vince Lombardi Trophies,…

Joe Montana is still as cool as ever, which is valuable to the NFL, a league with identity issues. (Jay Mariotti/S.F. Examiner)
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) celebrates after running back Eddie Lacy scored during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Rodgers rallies as Packers advance

LANDOVER, Md. — For Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Green…

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) celebrates after running back Eddie Lacy scored during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
Cal quarterback Jared Goff (16) and his teammates celebrate after the Bears defeated Air Force 55-36 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Ron Jenkins/AP)

Goff declares, 49ers next?

BERKELEY — As the season progressed and records kept falling, Jared Goff…

Cal quarterback Jared Goff (16) and his teammates celebrate after the Bears defeated Air Force 55-36 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Ron Jenkins/AP)
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr directs his team as he rolls out against the Green Bay Packers during the game on Sunday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Carr errors lead to playoff ouster

OAKLAND — The Raiders will have an entire offseason to reflect on…

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr directs his team as he rolls out against the Green Bay Packers during the game on Sunday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Free safety Charles Woodson will face his former team Sunday when he and the Oakland Raiders take on the Green Bay Packers at O.co Coliseum. (David Richard/AP)

A Classic: Rodgers vs. Woodson

Charles Woodson helped the Green Bay Packers win the Super Bowl in…

Free safety Charles Woodson will face his former team Sunday when he and the Oakland Raiders take on the Green Bay Packers at O.co Coliseum. (David Richard/AP)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) passes against the Green Bay Packers during the first half Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rodgers leads Packers past 49ers, Green Bay stays unbeaten

SANTA CLARA — Once Aaron Rodgers and Co. warmed up in the…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) passes against the Green Bay Packers during the first half Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
In the 2005 NFL Draft, the 49ers passed on quarterback Aaron Rodgers and instead drafted Alex Smith - decision that has haunted San Francisco for a decade. (Matt Ludke/AP)

Rodgers to Tomsula: The York mess

Welcome to the intersection of Dysfunction Avenue and Despair Way, site of…

In the 2005 NFL Draft, the 49ers passed on quarterback Aaron Rodgers and instead drafted Alex Smith - decision that has haunted San Francisco for a decade. (Matt Ludke/AP)
San Francisco fans react after the Arizona Cardinals jumped out to an early lead in the 49ers’ 47-7 blowout loss last weekend. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

Faith in 49ers wanes as Packers arrive

Things aren’t getting any easier for the struggling 49ers, who were outscored…

San Francisco fans react after the Arizona Cardinals jumped out to an early lead in the 49ers’ 47-7 blowout loss last weekend. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Strong safety Jimmie Ward (25) is dragged across the goaline as Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) scores a touchdown during the 49ers’ 47-7 blowout loss to the Cardinals. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

No rest for 49ers’ leaky defense

After back-to-back blowouts at the hands of Ben Roethlisberger and Carson Palmer,…

Strong safety Jimmie Ward (25) is dragged across the goaline as Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) scores a touchdown during the 49ers’ 47-7 blowout loss to the Cardinals. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers during the first half  against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Rodgers, Pack gain revenge against winless Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. — This time, the Green Bay Packers punched back…

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers during the first half  against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson was injured in the first quarter of an exhibition game against the Steelers on Sunday. (AP Photo/Vincent Pugliese)

Nelson hurt as Packers fall to Steelers 24-19

PITTSBURGH — Jordy Nelson caught the ball, spun and prepared to dart…

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson was injured in the first quarter of an exhibition game against the Steelers on Sunday. (AP Photo/Vincent Pugliese)
Mike Roemer/ap file photoOf the four starting quarterbacks in Sunday’s conference championship games — Tom Brady

NFL quarterbacks representing Bay Area well

Once again, the Bay Area is leading the way with top quarterbacks,…

Mike Roemer/ap file photoOf the four starting quarterbacks in Sunday’s conference championship games — Tom Brady
David Banks/Getty ImagesQuarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown with 38 seconds left to lift the Packers past the Bears on Sunday.

Packers, Eagles, Chargers claim NFL’s final playoff spots

Aaron Rodgers, returning hero. Along with Randall Cobb. In his first game…

David Banks/Getty ImagesQuarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown with 38 seconds left to lift the Packers past the Bears on Sunday.