Packers Clinch; NFC East Race Tightens

The Packers won their second straight NFC North title on Sunday. A three-way tie has developed in the NFC East. Colin Kaepernick outdueled Tom Brady in the 49ers' 41-34 win over the Patriots.

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As the NFL regular season winds down, the playoffs are a reality for
some teams, while the postseason picture is very cloudy for others.

(VO) The Green Bay Packers knocked off the Chicago Bears, 21-13 to
clinch their second straight NFC North title. Aaron Rodgers and James
Jones connected three times for touchdowns accounting for all of the
Packers' offense. Green Bay improves to 10-4 on the season and still
has a chance at the number two seed in the NFC. Head Coach Mike
McCarthy knows there is a lot at stake in the final two weeks of the
season.

(VO) In perhaps the uncertain division in the NFL, three teams in the
NFC East have identical records. The Washington Redskins rattled off
their fifth consecutive victory by dropping the Cleveland Browns
38-21. Kirk Cousins had 329 yards passing and a pair of touchdowns
starting in place of an injured Robert Griffin III. After the game,
RGII voiced his displeasure with the decision regarding his benching
but was proud of his team's effort.

(VO) The Dallas Cowboys' postseason hopes are alive after a comeback
win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. DeMarco Murray's three-yard
touchdown tied the game at 24 in the fourth quarter. And in overtime,
Dan Bailey's 21 yard field goal gave Dallas their third-straight "W",
27-24. Quarterback Tony Romo feels the 'Boys have their heads in the
right place to make a playoff push

The most exciting game of the night took place Sunday night when the
San Francisco 49ers jumped out to a 31-3 lead against the New England
Patriots, only to see Tom Brady and the Pats even things up at 31. The
Niners took the lead back on Colin Kaepernick's fourth touchdown of
the game and San Francisco prevailed 41-34. CineSign off.