Packers heading to NFC title game

Brett Favre threw three touchdowns against his former mentor Mike Holmgren’s Seattle Seahawks Saturday, as the Green Bay Packers won 42-20 at Lambeau Field and advanced to the NFC championship game for the first time since 1997.

Green Bay covered the 7.5-point spread, and the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 44.

Favre completed 18-of-23 pass attempts for 173 yards, and Ryan Grant carried the ball 27 times for 201 yards with three touchdowns in the win.

Matt Hasselbeck threw for 194 yards and a TD, while completing 19-of-33 pass attempts in the loss.