Originally written on Chicks in the Huddle  |  Last updated 11/11/14
We’ve hit the sweet spot of the NFL playoffs. The divisional round separates the Super Bowl contenders from the pretenders. It’s where heartbreak happens, where legends are made and where players and fans with chips on their shoulders finally get a shot to prove the naysayers wrong. This week’s Chick Fight features fans of two teams that are no stranger to this stage of the quest for Super Bowl glory. In fact, both of their teams made it to this round just last year. So you know their fans are hungry to get over the hump and ease on down the road to the big dance in the Big Easy. Team Packers: Rebecca Buer (Atlanta, GA) Why she loves her team so much: When you are born and raised in Milwaukee, two things are certain: You will love the Packers with everything inside of you and you’ll be the only person you know outside of Milwaukee who is disappointed when a bar doesn’t serve Miller Lite. Game day rituals? There are certain other out-of-state cheeseheads who I just have to text on game day. And of course, you won’t catch me without my green and gold. Team she hates the most? (All together now….) Da Bears! Score prediction: Packers 30- 49ers 21 Team 49ers: Danielle Bendorf (Puyallup, WA…aka Seahawk territory) Why she loves her team so much? Born and raised on the Niners in the 80′s (Walsh, Montana, Rice, Clark, Craig)! At the age of 2 my dad would yell “TOUCHDOWWWN!!!” and I would immediately respond with a thumbs up and say “GO NINERS!!!!” It’s in my blood. Weirdest superstitions? I am fully convinced that in the face of impending doom I can hold to my St. Christopher’s necklace, pray hard, and stare intently at the TV to sway all outcomes in our team’s favor. Team she hates the most? The Cowboys, of course! Score prediction: 49ers will win 31-24, oh and of course, that they’ll go on to defeat the Seahawks in the NFC championships! (Yeah, she said it!) The Breakdown: This is a classic match-up of high flying offense versus punishing defense…aka football at its best. The 49ers have home field advantage, which should take a little bit of the pressure off Colin Kaepernick in his playoff debut as a starting QB. The Niners also have one of the fastest, hardest hitting defenses in the league. That means Packers QB Aaron Rodgers may have fewer opportunities for his high-scoring razzle dazzle. But even on a bad day, Rodgers can be dangerous. Plus, he’s got the experience and a healthy team just in time for a postseason run. This match-up has “Discount-Double Check” written all over it. Chicks in the Huddle’s Score Prediction: Packers 35 49ers 24
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Mark Sanchez: Tebow is another arm while Bradford recovers

Report: Former LSU CB Jalen Collins failed multiple drug tests

Six players suspended for White Sox-Royals brawl

Stephen A. Smith blasts Brady for missing White House visit

Bruce Jenner: "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman"

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Angels, Rangers talking Josh Hamilton trade

Roger Goodell calls both Los Angeles stadium plans 'viable'

Five-star hoops star Malik Newman commits to Miss State

Crabtree on joining Raiders: 'Ain't got nothing to lose'

Report: Hardy gets in 'verbal altercation' with teammate

NFL exec compares Jameis Winson to JaMarcus Russell

Peyton Manning announces $3 million gift to Tennessee

WATCH: Leah Still scores TD in Temple spring game

WATCH: Todd Gurley shares video of himself sprinting

5 most boring NFL prime time matchups for 2015

Steve Carell, Emma Stone to star in Bobby Riggs-Billie Jean King film

Calipari’s new project: Create virtual reality experience for fans

Maurice Jones-Drew will retire with the Jaguars on Tuesday

Ovechkin jokes about taking a chair from Nassau Coliseum

Uniform colors have already been picked for Vegas NHL team

Golden State: Not losing to New Orleans, but still snoozing

Ventura, Royals need to simmer down before someone gets hurt

The Mets and their weak opponents

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Leah Still scores in Temple spring game

Sanchez shares thoughts on Tebow

Stephen A. Smith blasts Tom Brady

Kris Humphries apologizes for Jenner tweet

5 boring NFL prime time matchups

Bruce Jenner: "For all intents and purposes, I am a woman"

Jameis Winston vs. Marcus Mariota: Perception vs. reality

Report: Gronk dating former Patriots cheerleader

NFL exec compares Jameis Winson to JaMarcus Russell

NFL does not care about Rams' future in St. Louis

Nothing gleams like late-round draft gold

The Ultimate All-Living MLB Team

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.