The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears face off in the 2011 NFC Championship game today at 3 PM ET. Aaron Rodgers has been stellar, leading the Packers to two road victories over the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons. The Bears stomped on the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional round and now take on their NFC North rivals with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line.
The Huffington Post will provide live updates throughout the game.
01/23/2011 6:15 PM EST
After Sam Shield's second interception of the day, the Packers take a knee to end the game. Packers win 21-14.
01/23/2011 6:14 PM EST
On fourth down, Hanie throws an interception to Sam Shields. Green Bay is going to the Super Bowl!!!
01/23/2011 6:13 PM EST
Bears Call Timeout
Bears use their second timeout, despite the fact that the clock was stopped. Interesting call by Lovie Smith. 1:13 left in the game.
01/23/2011 6:10 PM EST
Chicago gets the first down on a huge run by Chester Taylor.
01/23/2011 6:07 PM EST
2 Minute Warning
We've reached the two minute warning and the Bears face a fourth-and-1 at midfield!
01/23/2011 6:05 PM EST
Crucial 3rd Down
Hanie completes a pass to tight end Greg Olsen for the first down. Bears are driving with 2:38 left in the game. They still have two timeouts.
01/23/2011 6:03 PM EST
Bears Coming Back
Bears stop the Packers again. Aaron Rodgers runs for no gain on third and long. Green Bay punts to Devin Hester, who is taken down at the 27-yard line. 2:53 left in the game and Hanie is back on the field.
01/23/2011 5:58 PM EST
Chicago Answers With A HUGE TD
Hanie throws a deep pass to Earl Bennett for the touchdown. Bears cut the lead to 21-14 with 4:43 left in the game.
01/23/2011 5:53 PM EST
Hanie throws an interception to the 338 pound B.J. Raji. The defensive tackle returned it 18 yards for a touchdown to put Green Bay up 21-7.
01/23/2011 5:47 PM EST
Another 3 And Out
With 7:31 left, Aaron Rodgers throws another incomplete pass and the Packers have to punt. They kick it away from Devin Hester and the Bears will get the ball at their own 10-yard line.