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Packers Jordan Love & Cowboys Micah Parsons
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The Green Bay Packers would head to Texas to take on the Dallas Cowboys in the Wild Card Round of the NFL playoffs. The Cowboys (12-5) were the #2 seed and heavily favored to win at home. The Packers (9-8) were the #7 seed and have been on an uptick behind QB Jordan Love.

Green Bay would strike first on an Aaron Jones 3 yard touchdown run in the first quarter. After Jones scored again on a run in the second quarter, Love would throw his first of three touchdown passes in the game to Dontayvion Wicks to make the score 20-0. The Cowboys turn on offennse resulted in a Dak Prescott interception that was returned for a score.

While the Cowboys would score to end the half, the score was 27-7. The Packers seemed primed to end this game early.

Packers RB Aaron Jones
Packers RB Aaron Jones (Photo Cred: Green Bay Packers website)


The second half would start with Jones scoring another rushing touchdown. He would finish the game with 3 TDs and over 100 yards on 21 carries. Packers QB Jordan Love would go on to carve up the Cowboys secondary. Up 34-16, Love would connect with Luke Musgrave for a 38-yard strike to make the score 41-16.

Love would throw his 3rd touchdown pass of the game to Lou Dobbs early in the fourth quarter, making the score 48-16. The Cowboys woud try to pull close with Prescott throwing two touchdown passes to Jake Ferguson but, his two interceptions in the game would prove to be their undoing.

Packers QB Jordan Love
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With this huge win, the Packers will move on to the NFC Divisional round. They will face the No. 1 seeded San Francisco 49ers next weekend. For Dallas, their season comes to an end after looking like a playoff contender early in the year.

This year’s NFL playoff race is shaping up to be an exciting one! Let us know what you think of the game down in the comments below.

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