Originally written December 10, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
When the Green Bay Packers were sitting at a 2-3 record with an offense that seemed to be sputtering and looking up at the rest of the NFC North, many began to write their 2012 season eulogy already. Since then, the Pack has won seven of eight, including knocking off the top seed in the AFC with a “got our mojo back” performance in Houston on Sunday Night Football; the Texans’ only loss of the season, by the way. If the playoffs started today, the Packers would be the NFC’s third seed and open at Lambeau for wildcard weekend. And that is even with getting ripped off in week 3 by the replacement refs. But I’m in the crowd that thinks the Packers will be the NFC’s second seed by the time the playoffs get here. They’ll do so by not only winning out, but by being the best team in the conference. Unless the Falcons completely lay an egg the rest of the way, they’re going to be the top seed in the NFC. But after their showing against the Panthers yesterday, I guess anything is possible. ...
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