Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Chris Matthews recovers an onside kick
Jan 18, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Chris Matthews (13) recovers an onside kick ahead of Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87) and Brandon Bostick (86) during the fourth quarter in the NFC Championship Game at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Reuters

The Seattle Seahawks pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in National Football League (NFL) playoffs history on Sunday in beating the Green Bay Packers, on Sunday. The Packers dominated most of the game and grabbed 16-0 halftime and 19-7 fourth quarter leads but the Seahawks never gave up and forced overtime where they stole the victory.

Like his team, quarterback Russell Wilson played bad early on but he did enough in the end game to help his team in the comeback win. Wilson had 209 passing yards on just 14-of-29 completions and was also intercepted four times. However, his lone passing touchdown, a 35-yarder to Jermaine Kearse, in the extra period was the biggest play in the game for the Seahawks which returns to the Super Bowl as the first defending champion in 10 years to return to the NFL championship game.
Wilson also had a rushing TD in the fourth quarter that cut the lead to 19-14 with over two minutes to go in the game. Seattle got the ball back after a successful onside kick, Marshawn Lynch ran for a 24-yard TD and Seattle converted on the 2-point attempt for the 22-19 lead. Green Bay had a chance to steal back the lead and game late but had to settle for a 48-yard field goal after seven plays and 48 yards to end the regulation at 22-22.Packers made the 48-yard FG and the score was tied at 22 at the end of regulation.

Lynch carried the team most of the night finishing with 157 rushing yards on 25 carries while Doug Baldwin had 106 receiving yards on 6 cathes for Seattle, which will defend their NFL title against the Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, which handily beat the Indianapolis Colts, 45-7 in the other conference championship game on Sunday.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers played hobbled due to a calf injury and had 178 passing yards on 19-of-34 completions with a touchdown and 2 interceptions. Eddie Lacy had 73 rushing yards on 21 carries while Jordy Nelson (71 yards) and Randall Cobb (63 yards) also had good games for the Packers.

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