This is not because Rodgers beat Brady last week. The game was whisker-close and you could easily argue that the Patriots would win a rematch on a neutral field. This is about stats, scent, and sense.
It was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.
These two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.
The Green Bay Packers overcame some significant injuries to win the NFC North and make the playoffs, but they still lost in the first round. Here is the story of their season.
The forecast calls for freezing weather tonight in Green Bay for the Packers-Niners playoff game. The wind chill could dip to possibly minus-50.
The National Weather Service forecast called for a high temperature in Green Bay on Sunday of 2 degrees, with north-northwest winds making it feel more like minus-15 to minus-20.
While some layer up and brave the conditions at freezing Lambeau Field, the rest of Green Bay will be able to watch Packers-49ers from the warmth of their homes.
The last time an NFL playoff game was blacked out was on Jan. 10, 2002, a wild-card game between the Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens in Miami.
While it may not be realistic to visit every single stadium in the country, one solution is to select a few stadiums whose legacies are forever etched in time and featured some of the biggest cultural icons in the history of American sports.
The league got off to a good start by giving MetLife the game in 2014. Now put one in Green Bay, and New England, and Philadelphia — and maybe even Cleveland.
Fans can thank Art Modell for laying the groundwork for the extensive, multi-platform coverage they see today. Without those first network contracts, none of it would have happened.
Lambeau Field used to be the place where playoff teams went to die. Until Eli Manning showed up.
The last time Lawrence Tynes stepped onto the Lambeau Field tundra in a playoff game, he made the biggest kick of his life. He wouldn’t mind a reprise.
Let’s face it. As well as the Giants played in the second half Sunday, a seven-point first half simply won’t do it against the Packers.
With the playoffs still a realistic possibility, Aaron Rodgers is expected to start Sunday’s game for the Green Bay Packers against the New York Giants.