Packers vs. Cardinals: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NFL Playoffs

January 17, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Aaron Rodgers did it again, but Larry Fitzgerald proved to be the king of overtime Saturday as the Arizona Cardinals withstood the shock of a Hail Mary at University of Phoenix Stadium and defeated the Green Bay Packers, 26-20, in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs to clinch their first NFC Championship Game appearance since 2008.
While the Cardinals could have recoiled in fear after Rodgers found Jeff Janis to help the Packers tie the game as time expired, Fitzgerald opened overtime with a 75-yard catch-and-run before taking a Carson Palmer shovel pass five yards into the end zone for the win.
Thanks to Fitzgerald, the Cardinals became the first team in NFL history to win two postseason games by scoring a touchdown in overtime, per ESPN Stats & Info. The first time Arizona achieved that feat was against Green Bay in 2009.
Rodgers had one minute, 55 seconds to drive 86 yards and force overtime after Arizona expanded its lead to 20-13 with a field goal...

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