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San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) scores on a one-yard touchdown run under Green Bay Packers free safety M.D. Jennings during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The final playoff matchup of the week features the San Francisco 49ers against the Green Bay Packers, a matchup that may be the most highly anticipated and intriguing matchup of the weekend. With both teams fully capable of playing near-flawless football, NFL fans everywhere will be in for a real treat.

To get a good idea of exactly what type of action will take place on Sunday, it is important to consider the journey each team has had to get to this point, and what type of things to watch for when they match up against each other this weekend.

Here's a look at the matchup:

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