Packers will go to Dallas to play Cowboys in NFC Wild Card Round

The Green Bay Packers are the No. 7 seed in the playoffs and will go to Dallas to play the NFC East champion Cowboys in the NFC Wild Card Round.

The Packers beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday, clinching a playoff spot. The Los Angeles Rams’ win over the San Francisco 49ers clinched the No. 6 seed and bumped the Packers down to No. 7.

The impossible-to-avoid storyline: Packers-Cowboys means a playoff showdown with former coach Mike McCarthy.

While the Packers (9-8) go to Dallas to play the Cowboys (12-5), the Rams (10-7) will go to Detroit to play the NFC North champion Lions (12-5). The NFC South champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-8) will host the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Packers last played the Cowboys last season. Three touchdowns from Christian Watson fueled an overtime win in McCarthy’s return to Lambeau Field.

Can Love and his young but rapidly improving team go to Dallas and knock off Dak Prescott and the high-powered Cowboys at AT&T Stadium next week?

The Packers and Cowboys have faced off eight times in the postseason. The series is tied 4-4, but Green Bay won matchups in 2014 (at Lambeau Field) and 2016 (at AT&T Stadium).

The day and time of the matchups will be announced later.

Story originally appeared on Packers Wire