SANTA CLARA -- Aaron Rodgers is coming to play at Candlestick Park for the first time in his career, something he envisioned doing in a 49ers uniform until they passed on him in the 2005 draft.
Instead, Rodgers will lead the No. 3-seed Green Bay Packers (12-5) into a divisional-round playoff game Saturday against the No. 2 49ers (11-4-1). Kickoff is at 5 p.m.
A Cal product who grew up a 49ers fan in Chico, Rodgers is 2-1 all-time against the 49ers. All three of those games came in regular-season action at Lambeau Field, including a 30-22 defeat to the 49ers in this season's opener.
Here is a game-by-game breakdown of Rodgers against the 49ers:
Nov. 22, 2009: Packers 30, 49ers 24
Stat line: Completed 32 of 45 passes (71.1 percent) for 344 yards with two touchdowns, no interceptions, two sacks and a 108.0 passer rating.
Summary: After a rocky 5-4 start to his second season as Brett Favre's successor, Rodgers delivered a big win in his first meeting with his boyhood team, the 49ers. Rodgers' passed for 274 yards in the first half as the Packers took a 23-3 lead. The 49ers pulled to within 30-24 with 5:56 left.
Quote: "It's fun to play against a team that you idolized growing up and watched every Sunday after church. You've got to give those guys credit. I think in the second half, they fought a little harder." -- Rodgers
Dec. 5, 2010: Packers 34, 49ers 16
Stat line: Completed 21 of 30 passes (70.0 percent) for 298 yards with three touchdowns, no interceptions, four sacks and a 135.1 rating.
Summary: The Packers led 14-13 before Rodgers' delivered a 61-yard touchdown pass to Donald Driver against a bumbling 49ers defense. Rodgers' two other touchdown passes went to Greg Jennings, starting with a 57-yard shot on a free play as Ahmad Brooks jumped offside on third-and-1. Two months later, Rodgers won Super Bowl MVP honors in Arlington, Texas.
Quote: "At first we were getting him rattled, getting him off the field, getting him buzzed a little bit. Giving a guy who's good at what he does an opportunity to feel good -- that kind of leads to more. And they started making plays, big plays." -- 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis
Quote II: "I have to look at the film to look at what the heck happened." -- 49ers coach Mike Singletary
Sept. 9, 2012: 49ers 30, Packers 22
Stat line: Completed 30 of 44 passes (68.2 percent) for 303 yards with two touchdowns, one interceptions, three sacks and a 93.3 rating.
Summary: Rodgers' first interception in three games against the 49ers was a costly one, as NaVorro Bowman picked him off in the fourth quarter to set up Frank Gore's 23-yard touchdown run on the next snap. Rodgers rallied to lead a touchdown drive, finding James Jones for a 49-yard completion to set up their ensuing 10-yard scoring strike. Rodgers' final, last-minute pass, however, got broken up nicely deep down field by Chris Culliver.
Quote: "It's one game. This is a team that was in the NFC Championship last year. It's a good team. Hopefully we see them down the road in the playoffs." -- Rodgers
Quote II: "Maybe we'll see them again in the NFC Championship." -- Brooks, who sacked Rodgers to help thwart the Packers' final drive
Jan. 12, 2013: Packers at 49ers
Stat line: TBD (Rodgers was 23 of 33 for 274 yards with one touchdown, no interceptions and three sacks in a 24-10 wild-card win Saturday over Minnesota).
Summary: TBD (Rodgers will try doing what Brett Favre did four times since 1995: eliminate the 49ers from the playoffs).
Quote: "He can extend plays with his feet. The playbook is as big as when Alex (Smith) was in there, so obviously he knows the offense." -- Rodgers, postgame Saturday night about the 49ers offense with quarterback Colin Kaepernick instead of Alex Smith.
Quote II: "They're a different team. We'll look at the pass schemes, more recent. We'll have to find a way to block up their Pro Bowlers inside." -- Rodgers, postgame Saturday on the 49ers defense
Quote III: TBD (Rodgers is scheduled to speak with 95.7 The Game on Monday between 10 a.m. and noon. He will be the Packers' representative on a Tuesday afternoon conference call with Bay Area media.)
NFC divisional playoff: Green Bay at 49ers,
5 p.m. FOX