Hail Aaron! Green Bay Packers beat the Giants in Wildcard Weekend
Green Bay and Pittsburgh Steelers both booked their place in the Divisional Round07:38 Monday 9 January 2017, 7:38 9 Jan 2017
Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers won the final two matches of the NFL Wildcard Weekend to book the final two places in the Divisional Round next weekend.
Pittsburgh ran out comfortable winners at home to the Miami Dolphins. The game finished 30-12, and saw the Steelers book their place against Kansas City next week.
In what was a surprisingly one-sided match, the Steelers never trailed in the match and ran out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, courtesy of two Antonio Brown touchdowns.
The 14-3 score at the end of the quarter remained enough for the Steelers to advance, to the next round. Le'Veon Bell matched Brown's feat, by scoring two touchdowns himself in the win.
Damien Williams scored a consolation touchdown in the final quarter for the Dolphins, when the match looked already out of reach.
Sunday's second match, between the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants looked set to be the matchup of the weekend. With the Packers leading 7-6 with seconds left in the second quarter, Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown pass to Randall Cobb and the home side never looked back in the second half.
Tavarres King scored a touchdown for the Giants to cut the deficit to a point, but the Packers scored three unanswered points in the final two quarters to book a date with the Dallas Cowboys next weekend.
Randall Cobb scored two more touchdowns, and Aaron Ripkowski scored late in the game to give the Packers a famous home win at Lambeau Field.
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