A trip to the Super Bowl was at stake yesterday, as the Green Bay Packers visited the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship, and the New York Jets went to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers in the AFC Championship. As you likely already know, the Jets and Bears failed to finish on top, and Super Bowl XLV's teams now have two weeks to prepare for "the big one."
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NFC Championship game in 2011 was the date and time set for all next Sunday. Now it’s time for predictions for the big battle between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears NFC for the right to go to the Superbowl!
Wondering what time and channel NFC Championship game is on? Here are the details! ESPN.com reports the date for the big game will be Sunday, January 23, 2011. Game time is scheduled for 15.00 EST with television coverage on FOX. The Packers will play against the Bears at the historic Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. These two teams have met 181 times on the history of their rivalry is legendary. On Sunday, Brian Urlacher (photo via Wikipedia) and QB Jay Cutler will try to advance with a victory against their rivals.
The key to the Bears’ victory is their intensity defensively. NFL.com a report Wednesday showed that the Bears safety Chris Harris has taken several days off after an injury he suffered against the Seattle Seahawks. Harris has been feeling pain in the hip but noted, “My leg will be cut for me to miss the game next week.” Both Harris and teammate Brian Urlacher was injured making a tackle against the Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch. Urlacher seems to be well after the incident, which is good news for the Bears defense.
With regard to the NFC championship game predictions, a report notes that the chances Gather.com for the match were the Packers -3. With the way Aaron Rodgers plays, many think it is hard to pick against Green Bay. However, the Chicago Bears seems to be in good shape after last week’s victory over Seattle. With home advantage, the Bears avenged their loss to Green Bay earlier in the season en route to another Super Bowl trip!