Here is the opening to my column on the 49ers-Packers game.
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Let’s start with a blunt statement. The 49ers played a beautiful game against the Packers, a work of art. The score was close, 30-22, but the game wasn’t close.
The 49ers had their way with the Packers, a good team with a great quarterback. And the Niners, blunt facts being what they are, never were in danger of losing.
Because this was the 49ers’ first game of the season, the marquee game on Sunday, let’s use it as a primer of Niner football, and review what we learned on a lovely late-summer Green Bay afternoon.
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