- The Green Bay Packers eased past the Minnesota Vikings and into the second round of the NFL playoffs with a 24-10 home victory on Saturday that sets up a mouthwatering clash with the San Francisco 49ers. The Vikings were forced to start back-up quarterback Joe Webb, who had not attempted a pass in the regular season, after starter Christian Ponder was ruled out with an elbow injury and that had a big impact on the outcome. Webb struggled to get the Vikings offense going despite a promising start which resulted in a field goal on Minnesota's first drive. ...