Rapid Reaction: Packers 34, Lions 12

Green Bay maintained its status in the NFC’s postseason race with its thorough victory Thursday at Ford Field.

The Packers will take a 7-4 record into the weekend, a mark the New York Giants and Philadelphia must match to keep pace as we head into the playoff run. The Giants play at Denver this evening, while the Eagles host Washington on Sunday. Green Bay, New York and Philadelphia comprise the top tier of teams competing for the NFC’s two wild-card berths.

Check back in a bit for some more detailed thoughts and observations about Thursday’s victory over Detroit, including a look at the, uh, dissimilar performances from the two starting quarterbacks.