Bears and Packers on Collision Course for NFC Championship

The Green Bay Packers absolutely trounced the Atlanta Falcons 48-21 in the Divisional Playoff matchup, setting up a possible epic battle with the Chicago Bears for the NFC Championship and a trip to the Super Bowl on the line.  Check out NFL.com’s highlights here.

The Packers looked sharp on both sides of the ball.  Just to give you a sense of how the Packers offense performed, they never punted the ball all day.  Aaron Rodgers finished up the day going 31 out of 36 for 366 yards and three TD’s, while running for a fourth and finishing the day with a 136.2 passer rating.

On the defensive side of the ball, the Packers looked just as sharp.  They racked up five sacks of Matt Ryan and four takeaways, none bigger than Tramon Williams’ 70-yard pick-6 to end the first half and extend the Packers’ lead to 28-14 at halftime.  The Packers never looked back after that.

With the win, the #6 seeded Packers advance to the NFC title game.  Their opponent will be decided in the early game on Sunday.  When the ball is kicked off at 12 noon CST, both the Bears and the Seahawks will be playing with the knowledge that the winner will be hosting the NFC Championship game.

A Bears vs Packers NFC Championship game would be epic, bringing the oldest rivalry in the NFL to center stage for the Halas Trophy.  I can look ahead to that game.  It’s important that the Bears don’t.  First things first – they have to hold up their end of the deal to get the dream matchup.

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  • FUCK THE PACKERS

    F*CK THIS NFC CHAMPIONSHIP, PACKERS VS BEARS. NO DOUBT THE PACKERS ARE GOING TO WIN. F*CK THE NFL, THE F*CKING LEAGUE HAS BEEN FIXED EVER SINCE THE SAINTS WON THE SUPER BOWL. I’m a Bears fan, and I know they are going to lose in the NFC championship. THIS LEAGUE is a piece of shit.

    • Nothinfunnierthanabearsfan

      You are too funny, of course the Bears are gonna lose to the Packers!!!! You’ll have to let me know how it feels when the Bears get the football PACKED tightly up there A**es by the PACKERS!!!!!

      • FUCK THE PACKERS

        OK, your statement is irrelevant, WHY WOULD I CARE FOR A TEAM THAT DOESN’T EVEN KNOW ME, IF THEY LOSE, ITS NOT THE END OF THE WORLD. I WILL CONTINUE TO LIVE, MY LIFE WONT BE AFFECTED IF THEY LOSE, I GOT BETTER THINGS TO DO THAN WATCH SOME GAME. I doubt the packers are going to insert the football up the bears anus, that will be consider illegal and surely get penalized for that sense of stupidity. You go have fun at your gay NFC championship, because its the only activity to do in green bay other than cutting cheese.

    • Boomer

      Huh? League has been fixed? What makes you say that?

  • http://www.cubbytees.com/ BleacherBoy

    Let’s hope Jay doesn’t get too cocky — he’s got a much tougher test and will need sounder decisions next week (guess I sound cocky already looking forward to the Pack)! For the rest of this game, will enjoy watching the defense shut down (and maybe shutout) the hapless Seahawk O — led by #54, #55 and #90:Assault & Peppers!

  • http://aol.com H.H. Mayo

    Who Cares about the Seahawks. They are blowing the game as I type.

    Larry

    • Captain Packer

      Done deal now. Da Pack verses da Bears. GO PACK GO. This will indeed be an epic game. I eagerly await the outcome, but predict that my Pack will prevail, and play the (prediction here) Stealers in the superbowl. THAT will be the best superbowl in a long while. All respect to the Bears this year, as they have kicked some azz, but a Packer fan here in Appleton, I will allways be. Packers verses Steelers this year.

      • FUCK THE PACKERS

        Last time I check, Green Bay Packers, Inc. (111,968 stockholders), own the Green Bay Packers. I highly doubt your one of them. Basically the Packers do not belong to you Captian ass.

  • Captain Packer

    And to da BOZZOS that snubbed Arron Rodgers this year for Pro Bowl, well you guy’s are just frikkin RETARDED. How bout dat Rodgers fella hey? Ya, da best there is. A very AWSOME replacement for what’s his name. We HAVE done well, since our #4 perverted traiter grandpa left, right? OH YEA!!!!! BOOYA!!

    • FUCK THE PACKERS

      It comes to show you, that all the Packers fans are just selfish. Brett Farve gave his life for Green Bay for 15 years, he gave you a Super Bowl, he gave you his magic, and that is the way you treat him. YOU GUYS ARE JUST A EMBARRASSMENT, I will bet once Rodgers leaves, you will treat him the same way. BITCH

  • chopper

    the packers are done cant beat chi at home the suck when the play in chi town..watch and see

    • FUCK THE PACKERS

      I hope your correct, but no Packers win the NFC.

  • lowdown6

    f*** all you hatting wanna be packer faNS WE WIN YOU LOOSE GO CRY TO YOUR BOYFREINDS