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The NFC championship game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks opened with back-to-back interceptions.

By SI Wire
January 18, 2015

The NFC championship game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks opened with back-to-back interceptions.

Facing a 3rd-and-10 from Seattle's 29, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw deep into the end zone towards Davante Adams and was picked off by Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.

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Minutes later, on its first possession of the game, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson had his pass intended for Jermaine Kearse tipped and then intercepted by safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Clinton-Dix returned the pass 26 yards to inside the Seattle 10.

Green Bay would reach the one-yard line but had to settle for a field goal to go up 3-0.

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