By design, division winners are awarded at least one home game in the post season. In a situation that lined up perfectly for the Seahawks, they drew the injury-riddled, defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card round and managed to sideswipe them to advance to the Divisional playoffs.
Wild card (sports)
Yesterday in Philadelphia, the Green Bay Packers, who slammed the Giants the week after the Eagles did, exposed the Eagles as playoff frauds. The Packers took an early lead and never lost it, winning 21-16 and eliminating the Eagles from the postseason.
In the end, Philadelphia turned out to be a team that could only beat one other top NFC contender - the sloppy, benevolent Giants. When they play a team that hangs onto the football - like Green Bay - they become very ordinary....