2021 Divisional Playoffs: Packers vs. Rams
Meanwhile, the Packers utilized their three-headed rushing attack exceptionally well.
Tex and Zach react as the Packers pull away from the Rams and punch their ticket to the NFC Championship game.
The Packers’ potent passing pair pushed past previously peerless playoff performers.
The Rams defense made headlines all week. Jalen Ramsey would shut down Davante Adams. The Packers can’t have Aaron Rodgers turn his back to Aaron Donald. After a dominating performance against the league’s best defense, that’s exactly what Rodgers and Co. will do.
Rodgers improvised on third and goal as the Packers found the end zone for the second time in the first half.
A beautiful play design from Matt LaFleur caught Jalen Ramsey up in traffic and allowed for an easy pitch-and-catch for a score.
The rookie linebacker left for a time in the first half, but he did return late in the second quarter.
The Packers are looking fairly healthy, but the Rams are without one of their top playmakers.
There will be no unexpected absences in today’s playoff games.
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Green Bay also signed defensive end Bronson Kaufusi to a futures contract.
The Rams come in slightly undermanned personnel-wise, but will that be enough to even up a coaching mismatch?
If APC’s picks bear out, Green Bay will host the NFC Championship, but it’s a coin flip as to which NFC South team will travel North.
Known for their offense under Sean McVay, the Rams have put together what could be the NFL’s best defense this year.
The Packers’ defensive backs will need to practice sure tackling on Saturday against two of the NFL’s best receivers after the catch.
Green Bay is pretty much at full strength, while the Rams still have some questions to answer about key players on offense.
The Rams no longer have any questions about who their starting quarterback will be for Saturday’s game.
Led by head coach Sean McVay, the Rams offense has been the talk of the league for some time, even if they haven’t been as elite as previous seasons. What should the Packers be aware of?
APC’s writers weigh in on the best ways for Green Bay to advance to the NFC Championship.
Brian Daboll, Josh Allen, and the Bills were the lone team to unlock this Rams defense in 2020. Their ability to use play-action, particularly near the goal line, provides Green Bay with some useful instructions.
The Rams have a scary defense. Will the Packers offense be enough, and what can we learn from Todd Bowles, Kyle Shanahan, and the Rams’ win over Seattle?
The Packers opponent in the Divisional Round is beat up and that may make a big difference.
The Rams listed three full-time starters and the quarterback who started last week’s Wild Card game as non-participants in the first injury report of the week.
Load up to stop the run, dare them to beat you deep, and play games with the quarterback. It’s the kind of strategy that stymies the Rams and just happens to be the style of defense Mike Pettine has moved to in the second half of the season.
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