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NFL Playoff Schedule 2017: Conference Championship Game Times, Matchups, Bracket

January 17, 2017   ·   Steve Silverman   ·   Jump to comments

Just how far can the Green Bay Packers take this run?
The Packers looked like anything but a team that was capable of competing in the NFC Championship Game when they dropped a Week 11 game at Washington against the Redskins. While Aaron Rodgers and the offense was playing a competitive game, the defense was simply atrocious, and the Packers were sent home after they absorbed a 42-24 defeat.
It seemed that nobody thought the Packers had a chance to make a legitimate run at the playoffs as they had just dropped their fourth game in a row and fallen to 4-6. Nobody except Rodgers.
The Green Bay quarterback matter-of-factly stated that he thought the Packers could "run the table" and reel off six straight wins to close the regular season, and that could get them the NFC North title (via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com).
The Packers not only won their last six regular-season games, but they also have won two playoff games. Now they are one game away from the Super Bowl, an...

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