Gallery: Rivalry for Packers-49ers dates back 25 years

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FILE – In this Jan. 3, 1999, file photo, San Francisco 49ers’ wide receiver Terrell Owens pulls in a 25-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Steve Young as Green Bay Packers’ safeties Pat Terrell (40) and Darren Sharper defend late in the fourth quarter of an NFC wild card playoff game at 3COM Park in San Francisco. Owens’ catch with three seconds left in the game led the 49ers to a 30-27 win. The two teams that have combined for nine Super Bowl titles will meet with a spot in the ultimate game on the line once again when the 49ers (14-3) host the Packers (14-3) in the NFC championship game on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)

(Associated Press) – There are few franchises that have been as intertwined over the last quarter-century as much as the Green Bay and San Francisco.

There are coaches getting groomed in one spot and ending up in the other. There are seven previous playoff meetings with the Packers winning four behind stars like Brett Favre and Reggie White and the Niners behind players such as Terrell Owens and Colin Kaepernick.

The two teams that have combined for nine Super Bowl titles will meet once again when the 49ers host the Packers in the NFC championship game.

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