Posted December 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
While other teams face complicated playoff scenarios and confusing tiebreakers, the task is quite simple for the Green Bay Packers. Beat the Bears at Soldier Field next weekend and the NFC North title is theirs. The Packers opened a one-game lead over Chicago with their 27-20 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday night. The Bears had lost at Minnesota a few hours earlier, ceding control of the division to a team that began the year 2-3. ''I kind of did some foreshadowing the last couple weeks about this is how some of these games are going to go,'' Aaron Rodgers said. ''It's going to be ugly at times, but the main thing is the wins. We're 9-4 right now, we're first in the division by a game, putting ourselves in good position, not only for the division but potentially maybe for a first-round bye. ''The division is the first goal,'' he added. ''We can wrap things up next week. It's a tough opponent, a tough place to play, a lot on the line.'' There's little on the line for th...
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