Early Headlines for the Packers and Giants Divisional Playoff Match-Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After an entertaining Wild-Card Weekend, it’s safe to say that the best four NFC teams remain on the road to Indianapolis, the site of Super Bowl XLVI. On one side of the bracket we have the high-powered New Orleans Saints heading to San Francisco to take on the defensive-oriented 49ers and on the other, a high-powered Green Bay Packers team hosting a balanced New York Giants squad.

While both games are intriguing, the bout between the Packers and Giants is the most appealing to us in the Midwest. Let’s take a look at some of the headlines in a rematch of the 2007 NFC Championship Game.

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Wrapping up the 2010 Chicago Bears Season

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And so it ends …

When Calvin Johnson erroneously placed the football on the ground of the end zone in the closing seconds of the first game of the season, I immediately thought it would be a long season.

The Bears were about to lose to the Lions … at home! However, thanks to the replay gods and an awful rule, the Bears were given a gift and a first-week win.

This controversial call along with a bevy of other near misses and lucky plays had many national pundits calling Chicago overrated and undeserving.

However, the weeks went on and the “W’s” piled up. And the next week thing you know, the Bears are playing at home in the NFC Championship game. And, what do you know, even though the Bears made it; they were still overrated and undeserving.

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