This Sunday November 11th, the CFL playoffs kickoff. The Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders have earned 1st round byes while this weekend the BC Lions will face the Hamilton Ticats and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will play the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to see who advances to the conference finals.
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Green Bay Packers: Four straight wins, time for five
Green Bay has proven to be one of the best teams when it comes to facing adversity this season. The Packers could have rolled over after the officiating debacle against the Seahawks that cost them a win. Instead, Green Bay has rattled off four straight wins and could grab their seventh win of the season when they take on Detroit on the road Sunday afternoon. Green Bay is 2-2 away from home in 2012.
Detroit Lions: Need a win to remain in playoff hunt
Detroit saw its modest two-game winning streak end last week with a loss to the Minnesota Vikings, which pushed them further behind the division-leading Bears and the second place Packers. The Lions have struggled against the Packers over the past 12 games, playing to a 1-11 mark. Five out their final seven games of the season are at home. The Lions own a 2-1 home record.
Football rivalries do not get much better than the Packers and the Lions, which will be showcased on Sunday afternoon. The Packers are having a lot of fun on the field right now despite suffering through major injuries for yet another season. The online sportsbook at Bodog.ca has the Pack as -3.5 (-110) favorites on the road. Place your money on Green Bay with the spread this weekend in the NFC North.
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The Wildcard games have concluded and the 4 Divisional matchups are set. Red Sox, Yankees will have the most marquee appeal but all series are intriguing and this postseason lineup of baseball looks as good as any that can be recalled in recent memory.