Packers know they're headed to Seattle with a win

The Packers and their fans spent some strange time during the bye week, not knowing who they'd play in the divisional round of the playoffs. Some Wisconsinites even went as far as to root for Lions so that the Cowboys would not come to Lambeau Field, something that did not come to fruition.

The Pack will suffer no such trouble Sunday. They already know that, with a win over the Cowboys, they're headed to Seattle to face the Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game. It wasn't a shock that Seattle put away Carolina with relative ease Saturday, but a potential matchup with a surging Packers team could look significantly different than the teams' matchup in Week 1, a convincing Seattle win.

The Packers defense has improved tremendously over the season's last eight weeks, pushing Green Bay to the middle of the pack in total defense. Eddie Lacy's ground game has also surged, with nearly 300 yards rushing in his last three regular season games. Both the defense and the ground game were issues in the season opening loss.

But before they can think about Seattle, the Packers (8-0 at Lambeau Field) welcome the Cowboys (8-0 on the road) Sunday at 12:05.

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