On Deck: Green Bay at Washington

On Deck will be here all season to provide you with everything you need to know (and a few things you don't) about every postseason game during the 2015 season.

The Teams: The Packers have won just four of their last 10 games and have stumbled along pretty much all season with the absence of Jordy Nelson. That's given Aaron Rodgers no real threats out wide and has limited the Packers offensively. The Redskins rose to the top of a bad NFC East after being seen as the worst team in the division when the season began, and they did it behind really good play from quarterback Kirk Cousins, who supplanted RG3 as the 'Skins quarterback of the future.

Past Meetings: The Packers lead the all-time series 19-14-1, and they've split two postseason games long ago. Their last meeting was a 38-20 Packers win at Lambeau Field in 2013.

Who's Hot: The Packers were getting slaughtered by the Vikings last week before coming back to make a game of it and eventually losing 20-13. Aaron Rodgers threw for 291 yards and a touchdown with a pick and James Jones had 102 yards on four catches.

There aren't many hotter quarterbacks in the NFL right now than Cousins, with the exception of Russell Wilson. Cousins threw three first-quarter touchdown passes in Sunday's rout of Dallas on 12-of-15 passing for 176 yards before exiting the game in the second quarter. Alfred Morris had 19 carries for 100 yards and Jameson Crowder had five grabs for 109 yards and a score.

Who's Not: The Packers' running game has been an utter disaster, and that continued on Sunday as Eddie Lacy had 13 carries for just 34 yards and James Starks had eight carries for 24 yards.

There really isn't much going wrong for the Redskins right now, and while it's still plenty understandable to question how good they are, they're looking really good at the moment.

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