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The Green Bay Packers beat the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in Saturday’s NFC Wild Card playoff game and never really struggled. Though the Packers won the game easily, quarterback Aaron Rodgers seemed dissatisfied with the team’s offensive performance. “Our defense played at a championship level — which you have to have in the postseason,” Rodgers told NBC Sports’ Michele Tafoya after the game. “Offensively, we’ve got some stuff to work on. We doubled up at the end of the first half/beginning of the second half to make it a three-score game, but we got to help our defense more and close out a team like that.” The Packers scored on their final two possessions of the first half to increase their lead to 17-3 at halftime. Like he said, they scored another touchdown in their first drive of the second half to make it 24-3. They just held steady after that, which wasn’t enough, according to Rodgers. “They’re a good defense, but we kind of cut it off there in the third quarter,” he said in his
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