Packers advance to 2021 NFC Championship game with win over Rams

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Green Bay Packers have advanced to the NFC Conference Championship game. They defeated the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday afternoon in the NFC Divisional round.

The Packers won 32-18 over the Rams at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams signals a first down against the Los Angeles Rams in the 2021 NFC Divisional Round playoff game
Jamaal Williams signals a first down against the Los Angeles Rams in the 2021 NFC Divisional Round playoff game (Photo by Green Bay Packers/Instagram)

With the win, the Packers will either host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or the New Orleans Saints. The two teams will do battle on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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The Rams season concluded with a loss.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went 23 of 36 for 296 yards. He had two touchdown passes.

Aaron Jones had 14 carries for 99 yards and a touchdown. Allen Lazard had four receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown.

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Rams quarterback Jared Goff went 21 of 27 for 174 yards. He had one touchdown pass.

Cam Akers had 18 carries for 90 yards and a touchdown. Josh Reynolds had three receptions for 65 yards.

Jones and Rodgers combined for two rushing touchdowns for the Packers. Davante Adams and Lazard caught touchdown receptions.

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Kicker Mason Crosby also made two field goals.

The Packers failed on two two-point conversion attempts.

Akers had a rushing touchdown for the Rams. Van Jefferson had a touchdown reception, as well.

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Following Akers’ touchdown, the Rams converted a two-point conversion.

Kicker Matt Gay made a field goal, as well.

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