Aaron Rodgers found Randall Cobb for a go-ahead 48 yard touchdown with 38 seconds to go as the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears 33-28 to clinch the NFC North Division title at Soldier Field.
Rodgers returned from a seven-game absence due to a broken collarbone, while Cobb played for the first time since Week Six due to a knee injury.
Rodgers finished 25-of-39 for 318 yards with two TD’s to Cobb and two interceptions for Green Bay, who won three-of-four to end the regular season 8-7-and-1.
The Philadelphia Eagles won the NFC East by defeating the Dallas Cowboys 24 to to 22 yesterday.
The NFL has set next weekend’s Wild Card matchups.
There will be two games Saturday and two more on Sunday, starting with the Kansas City Chiefs and Colts meeting up in Indianapolis.
Kickoff from Lucas Oil Stadium is set for 4:35 p.m. Eastern.
Saturday night will feature the NFC East champion Eagles hosting the New Orleans Saints in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field for an 8:10 p.m. Eastern kickoff.
Sunday afternoon, the Cincinnati Bengals host the San Diego Chargers at Paul Brown Stadium at 1:05 p.m. Eastern.
The weekend will be capped off with a clash at Lambeau Field between the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers and the defending NFC champion San Francisco 49ers.
That game will kickoff at 4:40 p.m. Eastern.
The Denver Broncos and New England Patriots are the top seeds in the AFC and have byes while the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers are off next week on the NFC side.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports