The Packers increased their 2009 playoff chances in a big way by defeating the Baltimore Ravens 27-14 last night.á In Green BayÆs second true test from the AFC, their top-ranked defense stifled Ray Rice and Joe Flacco while Aaron Rodgers passed for 263 yards and three touchdowns.á The win pushed the Packers to 8-4 and they currently own the sixth seed in the NFC. While the Falcons stumbled in a big game against the Eagles, the Giants, in a do-or-die situation, defeated the division leading Cowboys at home and kept their playoff hopes alive. The division leaders outside of the NFC East continue to gain ground on second place, with the Saints clinching the South last weekend.á In addition, the VikingsÆ magic number is two over the Packers and the Cardinals hold a three game lead over t ...
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