Chiefs storm back to beat Texans…Packers hold off Seahawks
UNDATED (AP) — The Green Bay Packers were able to stay ahead after building a sizeable lead. The Houston Texans weren’t as fortunate.
The Packers forged a 21-3 halftime lead before holding off the Seattle Seahawks, 28-23 to advance to the NFC championship game against San Francisco. Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams for two touchdowns while completing 16 of his 27 passes for 243 yards and no interceptions. Adams racked up 160 yards on eight receptions, while Aaron Jones carried 21 times for 62 yards and two scores.
Za’Darius Smith and Preston Smith each had two of Green Bay’s five sacks of Russell Wilson, who threw for 277 yards and a TD. Preston Smith sealed the victory by sacking Wilson just before the two-minute warning, forcing the Seahawks to punt.
Wilson also led Seattle with 64 yards on seven carries, and Marshawn Lynch ran for a pair of touchdowns.
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