How the Packers got to the Divisional Round: Key draft picks, wins, 2022 NFL playoff results and more

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The NFC’s road to Super Bowl LVI goes through Lambeau Field, home of the No. 1 seed Green Bay Packers who will play host to the San Francisco 49ers following an incredible road victory against the Dallas Cowboys on Super Wild Card Weekend.

But before the Packers can move forward in the 2022 NFL Playoffs, it’s important to reflect on how far they’ve come during the 2021 season.

It’s easy to forget about Aaron Rodgers’ offseason holdout last summer, where rumors swirled about his relationship with the team’s front office. It’s also easy to forget about the Packers’ disastrous 38-3 loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 1, where Rodgers threw two uncharacteristic interceptions.

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However, the Packers refused to pack it in. And Rodgers, who has only thrown two interceptions over the course of the past 16 games since that Saints loss, has found himself on the verge of winning back-to-back MVP trophies and his fourth overall.

As for head coach Matt LaFleur, he’s become the winningest coach in NFL history over his first three seasons with a record of 39-9. Whatever may be happening behind the scenes in Green Bay certainly isn’t impacting the product on the field, so maybe Packers fans really should learn how to “R-E-L-A-X.”

Wild Card round results

  • No. 1 Seed in the NFC – First-Round bye

2021 NFL Draft picks

  • Round 1: No. 29 – Eric Stokes, CB, Georgia
  • Round 2: No. 62 – Josh Myers, C, Ohio State
  • Round 3: No. 85 – Amari Rodgers, WR, Clemson
  • Round 4: No. 142 (Compensatory) – Royce Newman, OG, Ole Miss 
  • Round 5: No. 173 – Tedarrell Slaton, DT, Florida
  • Round 5: No. 178 (Compensatory) – Shemar Jean-Charles, CB, Appalachian State
  • Round 6: No. 214 – Cole Van Lanen, OT, Wisconsin
  • Round 6: No. 220 (Compensatory) – Isaiah McDuffie, LB, Boston College
  • Round 7: No. 256 – Kylin Hill, RB, Mississippi State

READ MORE: Packers draft picks 2021: All of Green Bay’s selections, NFL draft results

Key personnel: Coaches and players

  • Head coach: Matt LaFleur
  • Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers
  • Wide receiver: Davante Adams
  • Running back: Aaron Jones
  • Cornerback: Jaire Alexander
  • Linebacker: Za’Darius Smith

Packers regular season results

  • Overall record: 13-4
  • Key wins/biggest win of the season: 36-28 victory against Los Angeles Rams in Week 12

Packers recent playoff history

  • Won third straight NFC North title this season… Lost in NFC Championship Game to Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2020 season

What are the Green Bay Packers’ chances this postseason?

The Packers are getting healthier by the day, with the pending returns of First-team All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari, two-time Pro Bowl linebacker Za’Darius Smith and Second-team All-Pro cornerback Jaire Alexander

Throw in a bye week during Super Wild Card Weekend and the fact Aaron Rodgers was rested for the majority of Week 18, Green Bay is as healthy as any team left in the playoffs.

Speaking of the rest of the field, the Packers have had a lot of success against teams currently in the postseason.

Packers Record vs. playoff teams: 5-1.

Wins: 

  • 30-28 vs. San Francisco 49ers in Week 3 
  • 27-17 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 4
  • 25-22 vs. Cincinnati Bengals in Week 5
  • 24-21 vs. Arizona Cardinals in Week 8
  • 36-28 vs. L.A. Rams in Week 12

Losses:

  • 13-7 vs. Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9

A 5-1 record against playoff teams is impressive, but that still doesn’t tell the whole story. 

The Packers lone loss to 2022 playoff teams came on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs without the services of Aaron Rodgers, who was on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Of course, the biggest obstacle standing in Rodgers’ way of a second Lombardi Trophy is Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who ended the Packers’ playoff run last year in the NFC Championship Game. 

In order to play at SoFi Stadium next month at Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles, Rodgers may have to even the score against Brady to do so. But beware of the 49ers, who will not only be motivated to reach their second NFC Championship Game in the past three years, but also exact revenge on the Packers from their 30-28 loss back in Week 3.

How to watch the 2023 NFL honors: TV, live stream info, date, awards, location, and more

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The 12th annual NFL Honors will take place this Thursday, February 9 at Symphony Hall in Phoenix, Arizona–just a few days shy of Super Bowl 2023 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Live coverage begins at 9 PM ET on NBC and Peacock. Coverage will also be available on NFL Network. See below for additional information on how to watch the 2023 NFL Honors.

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What is the NFL Honors?

The NFL Honors recognizes the league’s best performances, plays, and athletes form the 2022 season. This year’s celebration will be particularly special as Kelly Clarkson–an Emmy and Grammy award winning artist–will be the first woman to host the show.

What awards are presented at the NFL Honors?

  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year
  • Best Moment of the Year
  • NFL Fan of the Year
  • AP Most Valuable Player
  • AP Coach of the Year
  • AP Comeback Player of the Year
  • AP Offensive Player of the Year
  • AP Defensive Player of the Year
  • AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
  • AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
  • NFL Inspire Change Tribute
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2023
  • FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Year
  • Salute to Service Award
  • Bud Light Celly of the Year
  • Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
  • Deacon Jones Sack Leader Award
  • AP Assistant Coach of the Year

How to watch the 2023 NFL Honors:

  • Date: Thursday, February 9
  • Location: Symphony Hall in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Time: 9 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC and NFL Network
  • Live Stream: Peacock

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Eagles Super Bowl history: When is the last time Philadelphia made it to, won the Super Bowl?

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After a dominant 31-7 win over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, the Eagles are vying to earn their first Super Bowl win since the 2017 season, when they defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.

Jalen Hurts and the Birds will go head-to-head with Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 2023. Find out how to watch below as well as a full breakdown of the Eagles’ Super Bowl history. Click here for a look back on the Eagles’ journey to football’s biggest game of the year.

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Eagles total Super Bowl wins

One (2017 season). The Eagles have won one of their three Super Bowl appearances in franchise history. The Eagles appeared in four pre-merger NFL championship games, where they won three of them (1948, 1949 and 1960).

Most recent Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl appearance

  • 2017 season: Defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII

The Eagles were victorious in their last Super Bowl appearance. The victory was a redemption 13 years in the making, after the Eagles lost to Tom Brady, coach Bill Belichick and the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX in the 2004 season, 24-21.

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Philadelphia Eagles most recent Super Bowl win

That 2017 appearance was of course Philadelphia’s most recent Super Bowl triumph, and one of the most memorable Super Bowls in history. The game is most remembered for the heroics of quarterback Nick Foles, who stepped in late in the season to replace the injured Carson Wentz, and for Foles’ catch on the trick play known as the “Philly Special.”

Eagles Super Bowl history

  • 1980 season: Lost Super Bowl XV vs the Oakland Raiders, 27-10
  • 2004 season: Lost Super Bowl XXXIX vs the New England Patriots, 24-21
  • 2017 season: Won Super Bowl LII vs the New England Patriots, 41-33

How can I watch and live stream Super Bowl 2023?

  • When: Sunday, February 12, 2023
  • Where: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Follow along with ProFootballTalk and NBC Sports for NFL news, updates, scores, injuries, and more

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