NFC Wild-Card Playoffs: Green Bay Packers vs Arizona Cardinals
Packers vs. Cardinals: The Arizona Cardinals will host a rematch game against the Green Bay Packers for the NFC wild-card spot at the University of Phoenix Stadium Sunday, January 10.
The two team’s recent match in the final week of the regular season went to Green Bay with a score of 33-7. Arizona coach Ken Wisenhunt, barely played his squad’s starters in that game while Mike McCarthy, Green Bay’s head coach, treated it as a regular game beating the defending NFC champions.
Packers, with a current record of 11-5, earned their second postseason berth in three seasons. They will be the number 5 seed as one of two NFC wild card team entrants. The Cardinals on the other hand has already secured the number 4 seed. Arizona is hoping to earn their next NFC Championship.
It’s the moment of truth for both teams. One loss means the off-season, while a victory puts them much closer to Super Bowl. The winner of this game will play at New Orleans on Jan. 16 for the Divisional round.
The game is scheduled at 4:40 p.m. ET at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
The wild-card game between the Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals became the highest scoring NFL Playoff game in NFL history. The score was 51-45 in favor of the Cardinals. The game went into overtime tied at 45, the Cardinals won after they scored the winning touchdown.