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Led by coach Mike Holm­gren and quar­ter­back Brett Favre, the Pack­ers beat Steve Young and his 49ers three con­sec­u­tive times in the post­sea­son be­fore los­ing, 3027, on Jan. 3, 1999, in a wild-card game that came to be known as “The Catch II,” a ref­er­ence to Ter­rell Owens’ game-win­ning re­cep­tion. Here’s a look at those four games be­tween the Pack­ers and 49ers, in­clud­ing the Pack­ers’ wild-card loss:

Jan. 6, 1996: Pack­ers 27, 49ers 17

Jan. 4, 1997: Pack­ers 35, 49ers 14

Jan. 11, 1998: Pack­ers 23, 49ers 10

Jan. 3, 1999: 49ers 30, Pack­ers 27

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