The Green Bay Packers are no strangers to the NFL playoffs. In fact, when they storm onto Lambeau Field Saturday for a Wild Card Round showdown against division rival Minnesota, it will be their fourth consecutive season in the tournament.
This team is battle-tested and regardless of what folks are saying about Peyton Manning or Adrian Peterson, the Packers still have the best player in football in quarterback Aaron Rodgers, as well as a coach that knows what it takes to win it all.
Yet, the NFL Playoffs have become much like the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, requiring a survive and advance mentality.
There is little doubt this Packers team is capable of going all the way to the Super Bowl. However, the first step in that process is beating a Vikings team that owns a four-game winning streak, a confident quarterback and perhaps the best running back the NFL has ever seen.
It will not be easy, but here are five keys to a Packers victory.