Richard Sherman Makes Great Play to Pick Off Aaron Rodgers in End Zone

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 18, 2015

via Fox Broadcast

Unlike Week 1, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn't avoiding Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.

Maybe he should.

On the Packers' opening drive of the NFC Championship Game, Rodgers went at Sherman a couple of times. Sherman broke up the first pass and made Rodgers pay on the second attempt.

On 3rd-and-10 from the Seahawks' 29-yard line, Rodgers tried to hook up with receiver Davante Adams in the end zone. Sherman had prime positioning and came up with a drive-killing interception.

By a stroke of luck, Green Bay's defense was able to get the offense back on the field a few plays later thanks to a Ha Ha Clinton-Dix pick: