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How the Packers earned home-field advantage

11 Jan 2021, 17:12 GMT+10

The 2020 Green Bay Packers finished 13-3 and secured the No. 1 playoff seed in a record-setting regular-season campaign. Here's a game-by-game summary:

43-34 triumph over Vikings features four TD passes from two-time MVP QB

Week 1 WIN | Packers 43, Vikings 34 1-0 Game Recap: Aaron Rodgers locks in, leads Packers to big opening win Locker Room Report: Davante Adams begins 2020 season in historic fashion Editorial: Packers used no fans to their advantage in beating Vikings Game Notes: Jaire Alexander's big second quarter shifts the tide for Packers Game Highlights: Packers-Vikings

Ground game churns out 259 rushing yards as Green Bay improves to 2-0

Week 2 WIN | Packers 42, Lions 21 2-0 Game Recap: Packers 'turned the tide' before and after halftime to run away from Lions Locker Room Report: Aaron Jones' personal-best day sets tone for Packers' offense Editorial: Packers' dynamite start is only that - a start Game Notes: Chandon Sullivan's pick-six aids Packers' defensive rebound

Game turned early in the fourth quarter as Aaron Rodgers wins shootout with Drew Brees

Week 3 WIN | Packers 37, Saints 30 3-0 Game Recap: Defense rebounds, offense capitalizes as Packers outlast Saints Locker Room Report: Allen Lazard comes up big for Packers without Davante Adams Editorial: Aaron Rodgers maximizing on his mastery at the line Game Notes: Tight end trio produces in a pinch for Packers' offense Game Highlights: Packers-Saints

Green Bay will need bye week to heal up

Week 4 WIN | Packers 30, Falcons 16 4-0 Game Recap: Packers make up for missing pieces to notch fourth straight win Locker Room Report: Robert Tonyan makes a statement with three-TD performance Editorial: Here's one key Packers stat that shouldn't be overlooked Game Notes: Za'Darius Smith's three sacks power Packers' defense in win over Falcons

Early deficit for Buccaneers meant nothing

Week 6 LOSS | Buccaneers 38, Packers 10 4-1 Game Recap: Frustrations all around for Packers in first loss Locker Room Report: Packers' defense doesn't find big play it needed Editorial: Aaron Rodgers: 'I think we needed a little kick in the ...' Game Notes: Packers hopeful David Bakhtiari avoided significant injury Game Highlights: Packers-Buccaneers

Green Bay follows first loss by handling Houston, 35-20

Week 7 WIN | Packers 35, Texans 10 5-1 Game Recap: Packers bounce back in big way, improve to 5-1 Locker Room Report: Davante Adams turns in another career day for Packers in Houston Editorial: Contributions come from all angles, give Packers plenty to smile about Game Notes: Packers' defense finds its mojo amidst injuries Game Highlights: Packers-Texans

Green Bay loses division game for first time under LaFleur

Week 8 LOSS | Vikings 28, Packers 22 5-2 Game Recap: Dalvin Cook, penalty flags prove too much for Packers Locker Room Report: Packers' run defense knows it has work to do Editorial: Nothing's comfortable in the NFC North for Packers Game Notes: Packers will need quick bounce back in San Francisco

Green Bay’s offense gets “jolt” from Aaron Jones’ return

Week 9 WIN | Packers 34, 49ers 17 6-2 Game Recap: Packers 'did what we needed to' in handily beating 49ers Locker Room Report: Davante Adams making his case for being best receiver in the game Editorial: Packers' depth passes another test out west Game Notes: The Smith Bros. spark takeaways for Packers' defense Game Highlights: Packers-49ers

Key moments in fourth quarter saved Green Bay from upset bid

Week 10 WIN | Packers 24, Jaguars 20 7-2 Game Recap: Packers escape difficult day with tight win over Jaguars Locker Room Report: Marquez Valdes-Scantling's big plays propel Packers' offense Editorial: Matt LaFleur: 'Disturbing' that Packers are playing like this at home Game Notes: Big plays, takeaway make the difference for Packers' defense

Breakdowns galore, missed opportunities result in tough loss to Colts

Week 11 LOSS | Colts 34, Packers 31 (OT) 7-3 Game Recap: Falling in overtime, Packers know what could've been in Indy Locker Room Report: LaFleur, Rodgers proud of Marquez Valdes-Scantling's effort Editorial: Packers lament difficult loss, but they're far from discouraged Game Notes: Packers' defense not in sulking mood after loss in Indy

Green Bay on verge of second straight NFC North title

Week 12 WIN | Packers 41, Bears 25 8-3 Game Recap: Packers 'in the driver's seat' after dominating Bears Locker Room Report: Darnell Savage's two-pick night started in the film room Editorial: Strong ground game gives Packers scary look on offense Game Notes: Personal milestones highlight Packers' 100th win over Bears Game Highlights: Packers-Bears Week 13 WIN | Packers 30, Eagles 16 9-3 Game Recap: Strong finish overcomes shaky moments in Packers' victory Locker Room Report: Aaron Jones' late TD reflected Packers' gold-zone mentality Editorial: Aaron Rodgers & Davante Adams: 'They're the best at what they do' Game Notes: Packers' pass rush turns up the heat with seven sacks Game Highlights: Packers-Eagles

Fast start on offense, total control to begin second half keyed victory over Lions

Week 14 WIN | Packers 31, Lions 24 10-3 *Clinched NFC North Game Recap: Win at Detroit has Packers right where they want to be Locker Room Report: Mason Crosby rewards Packers' faith with yet another clutch moment Editorial: Packers 'definitely not done' with so much at stake Game Notes: Aaron Rodgers took pride in watching Marquez Valdes-Scantling's bounce-back performance Game Highlights: Packers-Lions

Packers survive with 24-16 triumph over Panthers

Week 15 WIN | Packers 24, Panthers 16 11-3 Game Recap: Pair of big moments swing game Green Bay's way Locker Room Report: Packers' red-zone defense responds in win over Panthers Editorial: Aaron Rodgers frustrated to see Packers' offense hit the skids Game Notes: Packers' offense follows Aaron Jones' early lead

Green Bay dominates Tennessee in 40-14 rout

Week 16 WIN | Packers 40, Titans 14 12-3 Game Recap: 'This was definitely it': Packers put together complete performance Locker Room Report: Adversity behind him, AJ Dillon makes statement performance in the snow Editorial: Eyeing home field for playoffs, Packers show its value Game Notes: Packers' defense rises to challenge against Derrick Henry Week 17 WIN | Packers 35, Bears 16 13-3 *Clinched home-field advantage Game Recap: Solid play at crunch time gets Packers to 13-3 Locker Room Report: Aaron Rodgers makes convincing final MVP argument with 4-TD performance Editorial: 'Job is not done' for Packers Game Notes: Packers' defense peaking at the right time back to top Up Next All Videos Packers vs. Rams: NFC Divisional playoffs All Videos Relive the Packers' 2020 regular season in 120 seconds All Videos Packers Daily: Jan. 8 All Videos Sullivan says Alexander raises the level of the cornerback room All Videos Williams talks fans, LaFleur's dance moves and home-field advantage All Videos LaFleur says Linsley's All-Pro selection is well deserved All Videos Corey Linsley discusses meaning of his Walter Payton Man of the Year nomination All Videos Packers Daily: Jan. 7 All Videos Dafney says he 'wanted to make it happen' when he got the chance All Videos Damon Harrison shares story behind 'Snacks' All Videos Rodgers on making it to Super Bowl: 'It's important to all of us' All Videos LaFleur says Aaron Jones 'has had a hell of a year' All Videos Packers Unscripted: Wild weekend All Videos Rock Report: Krys Barnes – Undrafted to Indispensable All Videos Rodgers, Savage recognized in PFF's Top 10 performances of 2020 All Videos Total Packers with Matt LaFleur: Davante Adams  All Videos Davante Adams sets franchise records in dominant regular season All Videos Packers Daily: Jan. 6 All Videos Three Things: Packers defense, bye weeks and head coaching vacancies All Videos Mennenga on his plans for keeping P JK Scott ready in playoffs All Videos Pettine on what's spurred uptick in Packers' red-zone defense All Videos Hackett on what makes WR Davante Adams 'exceptional' All Videos Packers top Schrager's 'Coolest Plays of 2020' list All Videos Playoffs right around the corner for Packers All Videos Packers Daily: Jan. 5 All Videos Packers Unscripted: Accolades and Achievement All Videos Rock Report: MVP Aaron Rodgers All Videos GMFB hands Packers 'Craziest Stat Award' of 2020 All Videos GMFB: Aaron Rodgers has most TD passes of 70+ yards in NFL history All Videos Marquez Valdes-Scantling breaks off a 72-yard TD: Listen to the radio call   All Videos LaFleur says Rodgers deserves MVP All Videos Packers Daily: Jan. 4 All Videos GMFB: Home-field advantage is a 'huge deal' for Packers All Videos Packers vs. Bears game highlights | Week 17 All Videos Amos reflects on growth of Packers' defense All Videos Davante Adams on Aaron Rodgers: 'MVP should be locked up' All Videos Aaron Rodgers reacts to Packers clinching home-field advantage All Videos LaFleur: Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams 'best at what they do' All Videos Three Things: Efficiency, strong finish, and Aaron Rodgers All Videos Road to Super Bowl goes through Lambeau Field

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