Why They Won: Green Bay vs. New England

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Nov 30, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback

Aaron Rodgers

(12) during the first half against the New England Patriots at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

After weeks of anticipation, the Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots finally got to play their much-hyped matchup.

Unlike the way a majority of these kind of matchups always seem to end up, it lived up to the hype.

These teams battled mightily all day, with Green Bay staying in the lead but never really feeling safe until they were able to kneel on the ball in the last two minutes.

That corralled a good 26-21 victory over what could be the best team in the AFC, one that also vaults the Packers into a three-way tie for the top spot in the NFC.

For Green Bay to come away with the win, they came up big in certain areas.

Which ones?

Well we have to start off in the most drastic area … start the slide show …