National Football Conference

Green Bay Packers cruise past Minnesota to set up San Francisco test

Deep on offence and scary-good on defence, the Green Bay Packers were way too much for the Minnesota Vikings. Maybe everyone else in the NFC, too.

Monday, 7 January, 2013, 3:10am

Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris help Redskins to NFC Division title

Rival QBs Tony Romo and Robert Griffin shake hands. Photo: AFP

"R-G-3!" was all Redskins fans needed to chant when they wanted to express their love for Robert Griffin III. For the lesser-known rookie, they opted for his whole name: "Alf-red Mor-ris!"

1 Jan 2013 - 3:21am

Play-off places still up for grabs with only 2 weeks left of NFL season

Green Bay Packers' Randall Cobb dives for the ball in the match against the Chicago Bears. Photo: Reuters

Green Bay and Baltimore secured play-off berths and the Dallas Cowboys boosted their post-season chances with a 27-24 overtime victory over Pittsburgh on "Showdown Sunday" in the National Football League.

18 Dec 2012 - 2:17am

Redskins, RG3 edge out Giants and tighten division race

Robert Griffin III celebrates after a touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon in the second quarter. Photo: AP

Robert Griffin III went down, the ball popped out, and the Washington Redskins scored a touchdown.

Look out, New York Giants and the rest of the NFC East. If Griffin keeps getting these kinds of breaks, it'll be hard to keep him out of the title hunt for years to come.

5 Dec 2012 - 2:16am