clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

2015 NFC Championship Game: Seahawks vs. Packers - Open Thread

New, comments

Welcome to Championship Sunday. The first game features the top two seeds of the National Football Conference.

The Seahawks look to fire up the crowd.
The Seahawks look to fire up the crowd.
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

In a few hours, the New England Patriots will face the Indianapolis Colts (6:40 PM ET) for the right to represent the American Football Conference in the Super Bowl. Before we turn our attention to this game, however, we look to Seattle, where the NFC Championship Game will be played.

Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks

Packers coverage: Acme Packing Company

Seahawks coverage: Field Gulls

Green Bay Packers 3:05 PM ET (FOX) Seattle Seahawks
12-4 (1st NFC North, #2 seed) CenturyLink Field, Seattle WA 12-4 (1st NFC West, #1 seed)
Head Coach: Mike McCarthy Statistical Comparison Head Coach: Pete Carroll
1st (30.4/gm) Points Offense 10th (24.6/gm)
13th (21.8/gm) Points Defense 1st (15.9/gm)
3rd (8.6/gm) Point Differential 2nd (8.8/gm)
1st (+14) Turnover Differential 4th (+9)

The Green Bay Packers, coming off a 26-21 victory over the Dallas Cowboys, travel to Seattle to face the NFC's number one seeded Seahawks, who won 31-17 against the Carolina Panthers last week. It is the battle between the NFL's highest scoring offense and the league's best scoring defense. The Seahawks try to become the first team since the 2004 Patriots to play in consecutive title games, while the Packers try to reach the franchise's fifth Super Bowl.

The game is also the battle between two of the game's best coaches, and two of its premier quarterbacks. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers is 6-4 in the postseason, while Seattle's Russell Wilson is 5-1.

EDIT: Feel free to discuss the game below. Enjoy!

Personal attacks are never permitted, in any case, even against trolls. If a troll posts on the game thread, simply flag the post and notify one of the moderators.

We'll allow some of the "in the moment" PG-13 language. But try not to curse or use foul language, we won't accept it.

Do not post any links to illegal online streams. Whatever you do on the internet is your own business, but we simply cannot have the links posted here.