Packers beat Bears, advance to Super Bowl XLV

CHICAGO -- Aaron Rodgers ran for a touchdown and made a saving tackle on Brian Urlacher's interception return, B.J. Raji returned an interception for a score and Sam Shields picked off two passes to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 21-14 victory over the Chicago Bears in Sunday's NFC Championship Game.

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NFL Replay will re-air the Green Bay Packers' 21-14 win over the Chicago  Bears in the NFC Championship Game on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 10:15 p.m. ET.

The victory sends the Packers to the Super Bowl in Arlington, Texas, to meet the Pittsburgh Steelers, who beat the New York Jets 24-19 in the AFC Championship Game.

Raji's TD return in the final quarter put the Packers ahead 21-7. Green Bay then withstood a rally led by Chicago third-string quarterback Caleb Hanie. He led two fourth-quarter TD drives, but the Bears' last chance to tie the score ended in the final minute when Shields came up with his second interception in Packers' territory.

Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler hurt his knee and played only one series in the third quarter. He was replaced by Todd Collins, who was pulled after starting 0-of-4 passing.

The sixth-seeded Packers won games at Philadelphia, Atlanta and Chicago in the playoffs.

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