Packers are rolling into week fiveSubmitted: 10/05/2015
GREEN BAY - The Packers kept things rolling Sunday in San Francisco.

The team extended its record to 4-0.

The Green Bay offense fought hard to put up 17 points.

The Packers defense helped lead the team to victory.

But Coach Mike McCarthy said it was a week four type of game.

"This is week four of the NFL, this is how it goes," Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy said. "You've got to find ways to win these games. It's never as clean as you'd like but it's never as bad as you think either."

The Packers came out and scored on their first drive of the game Sunday.

They also scored quickly after halftime.

That's important on the road.

"We had two really, really good starts at home, weeks two and weeks three, now the challenge to go do that out on the road as was not the case in Chicago in week one," said McCarthy.

The Packers sacked Colin Kaepernick six times Sunday.

Currently Green Bay ranks second in the league with 17 sacks this season.

The Packers have 13 sacks in the past two games.

"We trying to establish that, it's not easy, we've got various guys getting to the quarterback," Packers Linebacker Mike Neal said. "It's not even sacks. We just look at how many guys getting back there personally pressuring the quarterback. That's big. We got guys missing sacks and cleaning up sacks. Just being able to create that pressure."

The Packers now come back to Lambeau Field to take on the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at noon.

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