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Aaron Rodgers ready for San Francisco 49ers rematch

Aaron Rodgers is looking back at the Green Bay Packers' loss to the San Francisco 49ers earlier in the season ahead of their playoff game this weekend.

Aaron Rodgers has said that the Green Bay Packers have been studying the San Francisco 49ers ahead of their playoff game this weekend.

The Packers sealed their place in the divisional round with a win over the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday, to set up a tie against a team that beat them during the first week of the regular season.

The Packers quarterback told the team's website: "They're a different team. Teams find their identity throughout the season and we'll look at more of their past schemes.

"We're going to have to find ways to block up their Pro Bowlers inside and try to make some plays on the perimeter as well.

"It will be interesting to go back and look at that and see who was playing at that point. Cedric [Benson] was our main back, and now we're a few down the line here to get to DuJuan [Harris]."

The Packers play the 49ers, who had a bye from the wildcard round, on Saturday at Candlestick Park.

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Thursday's key events

· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

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