With the win, the Giants advance to play the San Francisco 49ers on the road in the NFC Championship game.
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Aaron Rodgers threw for 264 yards, a pair of touchdowns and an interception.
Nicks had a pair of big first half plays; a 66-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter, and then a 37-yard touchdown reception on a Hail Mary to end the first half.
The Giants forced four turnovers, including a forced fumble midway through the fourth quarter. Manning capitalized, hitting Mario Manningham in the back of the end zone for a 4-yard touchdown pass that gave the Giants a 30-13 lead.
Green Bay came back down the field with an eight-play, 76-yard drive that ended in a Rodgers-to-Donald Driver touchdown, cutting the lead to 30-20. However, the ensuing onside kick was recovered by Victor Cruz, and the Giants drove down the field with ease, ending with a Brandon Jacobs 14-yard touchdown run.
On the Packers final possession, Deon Grant picked off Rodgers, and the Giants were able to kneel on the ball.
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You can look back at the action in a transcript from Newsday's live chat below.