Wild-card playoff programming note

OK gang. The time has come to ship off across the frozen plains, get myself to Green Bay and begin final preparations for Saturday night's NFC North-exclusive wild-card playoff game between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers.

I'll check in when I arrive for any late-breaking news, and you can also keep track via Twitter (@espn_nfcnblog). Not that I would tweet and drive, of course.

I'm expecting to add a few photographs to our burgeoning Instagram account (kevinseifert_espn) and I'll post a few actual blog items on Saturday morning and afternoon before heading over to Lambeau Field.

As you no doubt expected, we'll have a Countdown Live chat running throughout the game. The module will appear on the blog Saturday afternoon, and that's where I'll spend most of my time Saturday evening. It's my idea of a party, for sure.

For now, feel free to scroll through our Vikings-Packers III coverage through this handy one-stop link. Otherwise, have a great evening.