(5) Packers (10-6) at (4) Redskins (9-7)
Sunday, January 10
Game time: 4:40 pm ET
Location: FedEx Field, Landover, MD
TV channel: FOX
TV Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman
Online Streaming: Fox Sports Go
Wildcard Weekend concludes with the first career postseason start of Kirk Cousins. There is some degree of irony it falls at home in the late Sunday afternoon timeslot of this round. Three years ago, a game in the same place at the same time in the same round starting the string of events that gave Cousins his chance and derailed Robert Griffin III's career. RG3, having a sensational rookie year, suited up while hurt and tore his ACL. He was never the same. Eventually Cousins took over.
I think it is tough to take a team quarterbacked by Cousins over a team quarterbacked by Rodgers, but I am going to pick Washington anyway. They finished the year playing great. The Packers are limping into the postseason.
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