Three more weeks without Aaron Rodgers? That prospect likely had Packers fans calling in sick this morning after they watched Seneca Wallace lose the battle of the backup QBs to the Bears on "Monday Night Football."
In a game full of ugly plays and ugly coaching decisions, none was uglier than Jay Cutler's baffling knee injury. Melissa Jacobs weighs in on an NFC Championship Game that was more about defense than quarterback greatness.
The old adage "defense wins championships" will certainly ring true this Sunday. While Patriots and Ravens fans may have trouble watching, it's hard to deny that Bears-Packers and Jets-Steelers are two amazing defensive matchups.
If you read Melissa Jacobs' NFL wild-card weekend preview and, ahem, predictions, she doesn't blame you for giving this column a Marshawn Lynch stiff-arm and running away. But for those who are jazzed up about divisional weekend, read on.
With only three weeks left in the NFL regular season, you would think that all the talk would be about the playoffs. But this week's biggest storyline comes from Washington, D.C., and no politicians will be involved.