Sport Packers vs. Giants: Live score, updates for wild-card playoff game

23:50  08 january  2017
23:50  08 january  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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Meanwhile, the Giants are in the playoffs for the first time since their Superbowl victory five years ago. These two teams have some recent history with one another in the playoffs . However, it has been one-sided when the games are at Lambeau Field, skewed towards the Giants . Hello, and welcome to VAVEL USA’s live coverage of the NFL Playoffs Wildcard weekend. My name is Kyle Sennikoff and I will be bringing you play -by- play updates of the Green Bay Packers vs New York Giants at Lambeau Field.

8 in an NFC Wild Card Playoff game . Here’s all the info you need to watch. The Green Bay Packers looked far from being a playoff team early in the season—heck, even at midseason. However, they won their final six games of the year to win the NFC North and earn the No. 4 seed in the NFC. That sets the Packers up for Sunday’s NFC Wild Card Playoff matchup against the New York Giants at Lambeau Field.

The Packers and Giants these days barely resemble what they were back in Week 5, when Green Bay outlasted New Yorkat home in the regular season.

Sunday's wild-card playoff matchup features the samevenue butevolved teams and much higher stakes.

PACKERS-GIANTS: Live scoreboard

The Packers entered the game as 4.5-point favorites over the Giants, a spread SN's Vinnie Iyer figuredthey'd cover. SN's David Steele, however, predicted a New York upset in Green Bay.

The winner of Sunday's wild-card game willbe headed to the divisional playoffs in Dallas, where the No. 1-seeded Cowboys await their opponent. The Giants beat the Cowboys twice during the 2016 regular season, while the Packers lost to them in Week 6.

Packers wild-card tickets sold out, keeping alive 58-year streak

  Packers wild-card tickets sold out, keeping alive 58-year streak If you're aPackers fan and thought you could just walk up to the box office and get a ticket for today's NFC wild-card playoff game against the Giants, you're out of luck. © (Getty Images) Lambeau Field The Packers announced late Saturday they had sold out the game at Lambeau Field. Stories surfaced Friday thattickets were still available through the team and resale sites.MORE: Best, worst of each NFC playoff teamThat surprised some observers, given the Packers have sold out every game at Lambeau Field since November 1959.

Wild Card . Divisional Round. Conference Championships. NFL playoff predictions: 53eig.ht/2cBwFYO pic.twitter.com/zeIxSqiG3f. Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer. NFL on ESPN @ESPNNFL. Brett Favre considers the Packers to be the favorites in the NFC. es.pn/2ixo12z Didn't start his first game until age 28; still finished with 2,662 completions, 32,305 passing yards, 208

Green Bay Packers vs . New York Giants live streaming 2017 NFL Playoffs Wild - Card game . If you’re fine watching the game on demand, another option is NFL Game Pass Domestic, which allows you to watch replays of games for a fee of .99 for the season. No live games are available under this service, and the archive of each game is available each Sunday after the conclusion of all afternoon games .

Follow along with Sporting News' live updates for Sunday's game.

3:46 p.m. ET: At least the Giants were wearing clothes this time.

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Odell Beckham Jr. © (Getty Images) Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Odell Beckham Jr.

2:05 p.m. ET: It was very cold in Green Bay a couple hours before kickoff (13 degrees, felt like 2) as New York players "warmed" up on the field. They, um, didn't mind the cold.

Packers WR Jordy Nelson still isn't breathing normally due to rib injury .
Nelson still hopes to return next week if the Packers advance.The Green Bay Packers will be without their top receiver, Jordy Nelson, on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. He suffered multiple fractured ribs last week in the team's Wild-Card Round playoff win against the Giants after taking shot to the side from Leon Hall, and the pain he’s enduring sounds unbearable.

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