3 reasons Packers will be a tough opponent for 49ers in divisional round

The Green Bay Packers will not be an easy opponent for the San Francisco 49ers in the divisional round of the playoffs.

NFC Wild Card Playoffs - Green Bay Packers v Dallas Cowboys
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Here are three reasons why the Packers will be a tough divisional-round opponent for the 49ers.

The San Francisco 49ers found out who their opponent in the divisional round will be on Sunday. They will face the Green Bay Packers yet again in the NFL playoffs.

At first glance, this seems like a favorable matchup for San Francisco. The Niners are the No. 1 seed, and they will be going against the No. 7 seed in the Packers, the worst-seeded team in the NFC.

But anyone who saw the Packers completely dismantle the Dallas Cowboys in the 48-32 rout would tell you that the Packers do not look like the worst remaining team in the NFC.

Why Packers are a tough NFL playoff opponent for 49ers

Quarterback Jordan Love looked phenomenal, and the Packers offense steamrolled a well-regarded Cowboys defense, doing so on enemy territory in Dallas. It was a dominant performance and one they will be looking to replicate.

The 49ers are heavily favored against the Green Bay, but it will not be a walk in the park by any means.

Let’s examine three reasons why the Packers are a dangerous opponent for the 49ers.