Sports Illustrated's Doug Farrar discusses how the Green Bay Packers can beat the No. 1 seeded Seattle Seahawks on the road.

Green Bay Packers (13-4) at Seattle Seahawks

The Packers and Seahawks met in the 2014 season opener -- won by the Seahawks 36-16 -- and will face one another in the NFC Championship Game with a trip to Super Bowl XLIX on the line.

"It's going to be one for the ages," says Seattle quarterback RUSSELL WILSON.

Wilson completed 15 of 22 passes (68.2 percent) for 268 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions for a 149.2 passer rating in the Seahawks' 31-17 win over Carolina in the Divisional round. In his career, including the postseason, he is 25-2 (.926) at home with a 102.0 passer rating. Wilson is 5-1 in the playoffs and his 109.6 postseason passer rating is the highest in NFL history (minimum 150 attempts).

"It's exciting but the job's not done," says Wilson, who is 2-0 in his career against the Packers. "We're on one mission. You just have to take it one game at a time. Our goal is to go 1-0."

Seattle has won seven in a row, outscoring opponents 165-56. The Seahawks have been dominant in the second half of those games with a 102-20 advantage, including 62-7 in the fourth quarter. During the regular season, Seattle led the NFL in points allowed (15.9), total defense (267.1) and pass defense (185.6). The defense had two interceptions last week as Pro Bowl cornerback RICHARD SHERMAN notched his 25th career INT -- the most in the NFL since he entered in 2011 -- and All-Star safety KAM CHANCELLOR had a 90-yard interception-return touchdown, the longest in franchise postseason history.

"We're playing for each other," says Sherman. "That's been the biggest thing. Guys are doing whatever it takes to win. Guys are playing for one another, they don't care about stats. Championships are won in the playoffs."

Pro Bowl quarterback AARON RODGERS passed for 316 yards, three touchdowns and a 125.4 passer rating in Green Bay's 26-21 come-from-behind victory over Dallas last week to advance to the NFC Championship Game. Wide receivers DAVANTE ADAMS (117 yards) and RANDALL COBB (116) each had at least 100 receiving yards and running back EDDIE LACY rushed for 101 yards, his team record 10th consecutive game with at least 100 scrimmage yards. It marked the first playoff game in franchise history in which the Packers had a 300-yard passer, a 100-yard rusher and two 100-yard receivers.

"We understand the job's not done," says Green Bay guard T.J. LANG. "Our expectation is to win a championship. Our goal is to go a lot deeper than the NFC Championship Game. Going up to Seattle, it's going to be a good matchup and we're excited about it. It's going to be a tough one, we understand that, but we'll be ready for the challenge."

In the postseason, Rodgers has a 105.3 passer rating, the second-best mark in NFL history and trailing only Seattle's Wilson among players with at least 150 attempts.

"We're going to have to be efficient against them," says Rodgers about playing Seattle's vaunted defense. "They're a great defense, they've got Pro Bowlers all over the place and they're well-coached."


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