2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
13-3, 1st in NFC North
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ESPN Daily: Barnwell on NFL Divisional Playoffs

The NFL divisional playoffs went down to the wire, and the conference championship games are set! Tom Brady and the Bucs made the Saints pay for some costly turnovers, as Tampa finished off New Orleans. Led by backup QB Chad Henne, the Kansas City Chiefs held on to beat the Cleveland Browns after Patrick Mahomes went down with a concussion. Aaron Rodgers played like he was immortal, with the Packers proving the mortality of the Rams defense. The football cosmos favored the Buffalo Bills against the Baltimore Ravens. So what’s all this mean for who keeps winning? Bill Barnwell brings his best takes. Then retired MLB player Doug Glanville shares what being a Black father means for his next move in baseball.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers will sell about 6,500 tickets for the NFC Championship Game. Once again, season-ticket holders who opted in will have the chance to buy them. They had 8,456 for Saturday's divisional round game, including ticket holders and invited guests.

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NYGD on 98.7 ESPN: Who wins today?

Anita Marks. Chris Canty & Mike Tannenbaum react to yesterday's NFL Divisional Round action and look ahead to today's slate on 98.7 ESPN. Plus, what should the Jets do next?

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers' 484 yards were nearly 100 more than the most the Rams had allowed this season (390), and they had 2 plays of 50-plus yards (Aaron Jones' 60-yard run and Allen Lazard's 58-yard TD) after the Rams had allowed just one the entire season. Here are the offensive snap counts from Saturday's win:

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Jaire Alexander played 31 coverage snaps and was the nearest defender on 3 targets (per NFL Next Gen Stats).The Rams had minus-3 yards on 1 reception when Alexander was nearest defender. Here are the defensive snap counts from Saturday's NFC divisional playoff win.

Adams to Ramsey: 'I'm not some of the dudes you've covered' (1:06)
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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Rodgers could barely keep the smile off his face throughout his postgame Zoom. One of the biggest came when asked about finally playing in an NFC title game at home: "It means a lot. Jordy (Nelson) and I talked about it years ago… had a lot of starts in this league without being able to host an NFC Championship.'

Packers' 4 TDs too much for Rams in divisional playoff game (1:55)
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Rodgers relishes long-awaited title game at home

Aaron Rodgers will make his fifth appearance in the NFC Championship Game -- and first at Lambeau Field -- next weekend after the top-seeded Packers beat the Rams on Saturday.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

If the No. 1 scoring defense can't slow down the Packers, who can? "Nobody," Davante Adams said adding that the only ones that can stop them is themselves. "I think that's been proven at this point."

Rodgers drops a dime to Lazard for 58-yard TD (0:53)
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Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Jaire Alexander played 31 coverage snaps and was the nearest defender on 3 targets per Next Gen Stats. The Rams had -3 yards on 1 reception when Alexander was nearest defender in the game.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

From ELIAS: The Packers finished with 484 total yards on offense. That's the most against a No. 1 defense (in terms of yards per game) in a playoff game since the merger.

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Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

You can really see the effect play action has on Jordan Fuller (32) here on the Lazard touchdown. Animation via Next Gen Stats.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers are now up to 451 yards of total offense, their fourth-most ever in a postseason game and most since putting up a franchise record 493 against Arizona on Jan 10, 2010.

Jones fights for TD to extend Packers' lead (0:23)
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Rodgers scrambles to reach the pylon for Packers TD (0:22)
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Rodgers connects with Adams for Packers TD (0:16)
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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers are just the third team in the last 20 postseasons to score on each of their first 5 drives of a game. The 2003 Colts did so in the wild-card round vs. the Broncos and 2013 Chiefs in the wild card vs. the Colts -- the game in which KC blew a 38-10 lead.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers have scored on each of their first five drives of a game for the first time since 2016 Week 3 against the Lions.

Team Stats

Passing Yards256.69th
Rushing Yards132.48th
Points For31.81st
Points Against23.120th