Packers heading to NFC title game

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.