Ron Rivera’s defense held
The Carolina Panthers head coach, however, doesn’t foresee that type of production happening again when the 49ers and Panthers meet this Sunday in the NFC Divisional Playoffs.
“I expect the young man to come out and play well,” Rivera said on Monday, via the Associated Press. “He's a good football player and he showed it (Sunday) night.”
READ: Notes from Harbaugh's Monday Press Conference
The Panthers coach knows stopping the 49ers on Sunday will be a much tougher task.
“All you have to do is watch the way he has played down the stretch,” Rivera said of Kaepernick. “We caught them at a good time and it turned out in our benefit.”
More 49ers headlines can be found in today’s Morning Tailgate, presented by State Farm.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle looked at the record TV audience from the 49ers-Packers game.
Bill Williamson of ESPN.com examined Jim Harbaugh’s glowing comments on the 49ers coaching staff.
Andrew Pentis of 49ers.com recapped the highlights of Wild Card weekend in the NFL.
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