Monday, January 7, 2013
After tossing aside Minnesota, the Green Bay Packers head to San Francisco to take on the 49ers next week.
A rematch of the Week 1 of the NFL season is set for the second round of the NFC Playoffs, as the Green Bay Packers visit the San Francisco 49ers. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. CST Saturday and will be broadcast locally on FOX 6. San Francisco, the No. 2 seed, beat up the Packers in Green Bay to open the season with a 30-22 win. But Colin Kaepernick is now San Francisco’s starting quarterback, having replaced Alex Smith midway through the season. And David Akers, who kicked an NFL record-tying 63-yard field goal in the September game, is at risk of losing his job after slumping. Billy Cundiff practiced with the team last week. The Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in the first round of the playoffs, taking a 24-3 lead against …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Join Patch's interactive chat on the third matchup of the season between the NFC North rivals in this first-round NFL playoff game.
The Green Bay Packers host the Minnesota Vikings at 7 p.m. Saturday in an NFC Wildcard playoff game. Green Bay won the first game between the teams, 23-14, while the Vikings took the regular-season finale in Minnesota, 37-34. Who's going to win Saturday's game? Give us your predictions and comment on the big plays, crucial calls and boneheaded decisions in our Cover it Live blog.
Submit a photo of your child or pet in Green Bay or Minnesota gear in honor of this Saturday's game.
On Sunday, Dec. 30, the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Green Bay Packers, 37-34. Six days later, the teams will face each other again Saturday during NFL Wild Card Weekend. To cap off the playoff matchup between these two NFC North teams, we're bringing back our Packers/Vikings photo gallery. It is running on Patch sites across Wisconsin and Minnesota. To add your images, click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above. Please include your baby or pet's first name, age and hometown. You also can join in to our Patch blog during the game, commenting with fans from both teams. On Thursday, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak announced he has a "friendly wager" with Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt on the outcome of the game. "Mayor Rybak will …