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The Green Bay Packers have been beset by injuries on both sides of the ball all season, and as a result, they've been the NFL s forgotten team when it came to ranking the best and brightest in the Super Bowl hunt. After Saturday night's 24-10 wild-card …Upvote Share Tweet
Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10: You know how the most important part of the Hippocratic Oath is primum non nocere, or "do no harm"? Probably you do, because they kept showing that promo for that show about the schizophrenic doctor called Do No Har…Upvote Share TweetJoe Webb’s playoff debut went as you might expect, and as many Vikings drives this year went without him. They ran the ball, and kicked a field goal, and lead the Packers 3-0. Their first eight plays with their backup quarterback were runs, two of themUpvote Share TweetThat elbow bursitis that limited him in warm-ups was apparently more than Christian Ponder could play through. As a result, he’s inactive for tonight’s Wild Card game against the Packers, and Joe Webb will start at quarterback for the Vikings. That leUpvote Share Tweet
DuJuan Harris will start, Driver inactiveESPN.com Updated Jan 5, 2013GREEN BAY, Wis. -- We already know the most surprising deactivation for Saturday night's wild-card playoff game against the Green Bay Packers. The rest can be found through this handy link. A few highlights and lineup changes: The Packers deactivated ru…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Jan 5, 2013Cincinnati at Houston (NBC), 4:30 p.m.: The Texans may have the superior record but they backed into the playoffs, losing three of their last four, while the Bengals haven't lost a game by more than one point since Week 9. Plus, it'd be more fun if they…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 5, 2013CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers announced Saturday coach Ron Rivera will be back next season.Upvote Share Tweet
Packers’ receiving corps at full strength, feeling “very dangerous”profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 5, 2013We noted this week that the Packers’ receiving corps is as healthy this week as it’s been since the very start of the season. That has them feeling pretty good about themselves. “It makes us very dangerous,” Greg Jennings told the Associated PressUpvote Share Tweet
Aaron Rodgers brushes it off after Greg Jennings’ sister rips himprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 5, 2013Aaron Rodgers says Greg Jennings‘ sister will not create a rift between the Packers’ starting quarterback and veteran receiver. During Sunday’s loss to the Vikings, Jennings’ sister, Valyncia Jennings, ripped Rodgers in a series of Twitter messageUpvote Share Tweet
Getting inside the Bears' 10 winsESPN.com Updated Jan 5, 2013We spent much of this week discussing Saturday night's wild-card playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers -- for good reason. It will mark the second postseason matchup in the 51-year history of the rivalry. In the still morn of …Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings Struggle Mightily Without PonderJan 5Trent Dilfer discusses Christian Ponder's absence due to an elbow injury and how the lack of chemistry with Joe Webb affected the Vikings' offense.
Wildcard: Aaron Rodgers highlightsJan 5Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 274 yards and a touchdown to help the Packers defeat the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 and advance to the next round of the playoffs.
Green Bay Packers FB Kuhn 9-yard TD catchJan 5Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers finds fullback John Kuhn for a 9-yard TD catch.
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson's impressive grabJan 5Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson hauls in a 20-yard pass with his toes barely in bounds.