Forgot how much you truly, truly miss having a crowd there." This goal of playing on home turf for a spot in the big game has frequently eluded the storied franchise, actually, long before Rodgers took the reins. Only three times previously in the 55-year Super Bowl era — the neutral-site championship began with the 1966 season — have the Packers staged a semifinal at Lambeau Field.
After playing 15 seasons in the NFL, Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth knows a potential leader when he sees one. Running back Cam Akers fits the profile. He’s one to get excited about moving forward,” Whitworth said.
Leslie Frazier's faith in his Bills defense never wavered even at the lowest point of Buffalo's season. It was mid-November and the Bills were entering their bye week on the heels of a 32-30 defeat at Arizona. Immediately dubbed ''The Hail Murray,'' the Cardinals won on Kyler Murray's desperation 43-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins, who outleaped three defenders in the end zone with 2 seconds left.