6 winners (and 1 loser) for Packers after crushing Cowboys in NFC Wild Card Round

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Was that real? Did the Green Bay Packers actually go into AT&T Stadium and hand the Dallas Cowboys an embarrassing playoff exit in Jordan Love's first postseason start?

The Packers-Cowboys rivalry rarely disappoints, and this was another classic. Well, from a Packers' perspective, at least.

Green Bay shocked the world by defeating Dallas 48-32, a win that ended the Cowboys' impressive undefeated run at home this season. With this victory, the Packers advance to take on the San Francisco 49ers in next week's divisional round, another monumental test for this young team.

There were far more winners than losers for the Packers this week, so let's celebrate.

Winner: Jordan Love

We weren't lying when we said Jordan Love had played at an MVP level in the final eight games of the regular season. He put together an all-time NFL playoff performance against the Cowboys, throwing for 272 yards, three touchdowns, and a 157.2 passer rating. According to ESPN, Love's QB rating of 99.3 is the best of all time in a playoff game.

Dallas had the league's fifth-ranked scoring defense in the regular season, allowing only 18.5 points per game. Green Bay's offense scored 41, with the defense adding another touchdown.

Love was in complete command. It's hard to put into words how impressive this performance was. Despite being on the road in his first-ever playoff start against a top-five defense, Love remained cool, calmly tearing apart the Cowboys' secondary.

Love is red-hot. Playing like this, the Packers can beat anybody.