SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo threw two long touchdown passes and the San Francisco defense harassed Aaron Rodgers all night, leading the 49ers to a 37-8 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Garoppolo connected on a 42-yard touchdown strike to Deebo Samuel in the second quarter and a 61-yarder to George Kittle in the third to get San Francisco off to a resounding start to a grueling three-game stretch.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers dropped back on his first third down of the day, tried to avoid the pressure and got stripped on a sack that set up an early San Francisco touchdown and set the tone for the game for the Green Bay Packers. A matchup between two of the NFC’s top teams was a complete mismatch in large part because San Francisco’s stellar defense forced Rodgers into one of the worst performances of his career.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Armel Potter had 22 points, including seven in the final 36 seconds, and George Washington held on to beat Milwaukee 66-63 at the Bahamas Showcase. Potter hit 12 of 14 free throws, grabbed seven rebounds and had seven assists.