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Packers Defeat Vikings 24-10 in Round One of NFL’s NFC Playoffs

January 05, 2013

John Kuhn scored two touchdowns in the Green Bay Packers’ 24-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings in round one of the National Football Conference playoffs.

The Packers will meet the San Francisco 49ers in round two on Jan. 12.

In the American Football Conference playoff game today, the Houston Texans beat the Cincinnati Bengals 19-13 to advance to the second round of the playoffs against the New England Patriots on Jan. 13.

Dujuan Harris and Kuhn rushed for touchdowns in the first half and Mason Crosby had a 20-yard field goal to give the third-seeded Packers a 17-3 lead at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Kuhn caught a nine-yard scoring pass from Aaron Rodgers in the third quarter as the Packers went ahead 24-3.

Blair Walsh kicked a 33-yard field goal for the sixth- seeded Vikings in the first quarter and Joe Webb threw a 50-yard scoring pass to Michael Jenkins in the fourth quarter.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Nancy Kercheval at nkercheval@bloomberg.net


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