Ryan Wood, Packers News
Published 8:14 p.m. ET Jan. 3, 2021
The Browns clinching a playoff spot for the primary time since 2002 highlighted the early slate of video games on the ultimate Sunday of the common season.
CHICAGO – For years, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has stated he needed an NFC championship sport inside Lambeau Field.
If the Packers win their first playoff sport this month, they’ll lastly get it.
Rodgers delivered one other virtuoso efficiency towards Green Bay’s archrivals, doubtlessly securing a 3rd profession MVP in main the Packers to a 35-16 win towards the Bears. The victory clinched the NFC’s prime total seed, and with it the Packers will obtain a first-round bye and home-field benefit all through.
The Packers wanted a win or Seattle Seahawks loss to safe the No. 1 seed. The Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 26-23, that means the victory towards the Bears was needed.
The Bears nonetheless made the playoffs by advantage of the Arizona Cardinals dropping to the Los Angeles Rams.
Rodgers, who accomplished all 10 of his passes within the first half, completed 19-for-24 for 240 yards, 4 touchdowns and a 147.9 score. On the season, Rodgers completed with a career-high 48 landing passes, eclipsing his 45 in 2011. His 5 interceptions have been one fewer than he had that season.
Davante Adams had six receptions towards the Bears, his twelfth consecutive sport with not less than six. He completed with 115 catches, eclipsing Sterling Sharpe’s franchise report of 112 set in 1993. Adams’ last catch was a 6-yard landing, pulling him right into a tie with Sharpe (1994) for many catches in a single season with 18. It took Adams simply 14 video games to set the franchise’s single-season catch report and tie the landing catch report. Adams had an out of doors likelihood at reaching Jordy Nelson’s receiving yards report of 1,519 set in 2014,