The Washington Redskins thought that they would have a chance to knock their division rivals the New York Giants out of the NFL playoff picture. Even though the game isn't over yet, the Giants have already been eliminated.
The Green Bay Packers put together a masterful defensive display to beat the Chicago Bears 10-3 and solidify their spot as the second wild card team in the NFC. Aaron Rodgers' second half touchdown pass to Donald Lee turned out to be the game-winner in this low-scoring contest between two proven defenses who could meet again in the postseason.
When the final score of the Chicago-Green Bay game was posted on the scoreboard at FedEx Field, the Redskins fans made sure that the Giants knew that their season was over. "Green Bay won! Green Bay won!" was the chant from the stands.
Yes, Green Bay won. And with their win, the Packers earned a flight to Philadelphia to face the Eagles in the first round.
Elsewhere, the Indianapolis Colts will also be heading to the playoffs thanks to a final second field goal by Adam Vinatieri.