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Seahawks-Packers final score: Seattle wins in OT, advances to Super Bowl

The first half of Super Bowl 49 is set. The Seahawks won a wild one over the Packers in overtime to advance.

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Wow, what an ending. The Seattle Seahawks stunned the Green Bay Packers late to move on to the Super Bowl. The Seahawks played horrifically on offense much of the game, but Green Bay provided an epic collapse. The Seahawks ended up beating the Packers by a final score of 28-22. The Seahawks will face the winner of the Colts-Patriots AFC title game, which kicks off at 3:40 p.m. PT.

I was all set to write about how bad Russell Wilson was (and he was), but then he hit a pair of huge throws in overtime and the Seahawks advanced to the Super Bowl. What a game. I don't know what would qualify as the "greatest" game, but this was a really entertaining game. Even if the Seahawks won. Wilson did everything he could to cost his team the game, throwing four interceptions, including three in the first half. Somehow the Packers managed to blow several opportunities, and it cost them in the end. Green Bay led the game 16-0 at the half, but probably should have led 20-0 or 24-0. They had a pair of fourth and goal opportunities at the Seahawks 1. Both times they kicked a field goal. They might not have gotten a touchdown either time, but in Seattle, you absolutely have to go for the touchdowns there.

This would definitely qualify as an insane finish. Wilson did what he needed to late, and most of the world will look past his performance through most of the game. We'll see if he bounces back in two weeks at the Super Bowl.