Tales From The Cold: Ice Bowl Still Chills 50 Years LaterThe penultimate day of 1967 was as beautiful as it gets in Green Bay in late December. Chilly, yes, but the Dallas Cowboys enjoyed the sunshine as they practiced at Lambeau Field for their New Year's Eve game against the Green Bay Packers.
Cowboys, Rookie QB Prescott, Look To Keep Rolling Vs PackersDallas quarterback Dak Prescott's NFL career is off to a great start. Veteran Aaron Rodgers is looking for more consistency in Green Bay.
Moment 43: Longest Play Of The Ice BowlAt just 17 degrees below zero, offense was not going to be in a position to shine during the 1967 NFL Championship game at Lambeau Field.
Green Bay Packers Inury Report: Rodgers, Lacy Probable For NFC Title GameThe Green Bay Packers listed both their starting quarterback (Aaron Rodgers) and running back (Eddie Lacy) on the injury report as limited participants in Thursday's practice. The team estimated that the two players would have been limited on Friday as well and gave both a probable chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in the NFC championship game. The Packers list four players on their injury report and the Seahawks list seven (two not injury related) on theirs.
A 'Balmy' 21 Degrees In Green Bay As Kickoff ApproachesNo Ice Bowl this time. As kickoff approached for the Cowboys-Packers playoff game, it was a "balmy" 21 degrees.
Cowboys, Packers Aim To Extend Spotless StreaksThe winner of the marquee playoff matchup between the Cowboys and Packers advances to the NFC championship game. The loser is relegated to a footnote in a first-of-its-kind meeting in the postseason.
Injury Report: Rodgers Probable To Play Sunday For The PackersThe Green Bay Packers begin their playoff season against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at Lambeau Field and Aaron Rodgers will be a part of it. The MVP favorite quarterback has been nursing a strained calf to his left leg. The Packers list five players on their injury report and the Cowboys list 12 players on theirs.
Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff TrendThe Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.
Packers Open As 6.5-Point Favorite Over CowboysDallas will travel to Green Bay for the Divisional Round on Sunday. The Packers have opened as a 6.5-point favorite over the Cowboys.
Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the PlayoffsThe Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
Bye Week Will Help Rodgers Get Healthy For Packers Playoff RunThe Green Bay Packers do not have to play this Sunday. That is a good thing as quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be able to get some extra rest before the Packers begin their run toward the Super Bowl. They will host one of three teams in the Divisional Round. Their opponent will be determined by the outcome of the Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys game.
Keidel: Aaron Rodgers Is The Greatest Quarterback EverThis is not because Rodgers beat Brady last week. The game was whisker-close and you could easily argue that the Patriots would win a rematch on a neutral field. This is about stats, scent, and sense.