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    February 23, 2019 10:19 AM HKT

    The Green Bay Packers went into kickoff on Sunday with an interim head coach David Bakhtiari Jersey , three starting offensive linemen inactive, and playing an opponent that has dominated them over the past few years, albeit a team that is arguably even more disappointing than the Packers this season.For the first time since before the bye week, the Packers showed resilience in the face of adversity. A long opening drive by the Atlanta Falcons — ending in a touchdown to Julio Jones — put the Packers in an early hole. But the offense cleaned up the third-down issues that have been plaguing it all season, the defense figured out how to force some takeaways, and the Packers dominated the game for about 50 minutes en route to a 34-20 victory.For Philbin, who returned to Green Bay this year after several years away from the team, it must have been exciting, and it certainly was a positive way to cap off an emotional week following Mike McCarthy’s firing.Here’s a look back at Sunday’s win.‘A lot of emotion’ in Packers’ victory for Philbin | Packers.comThe Packers overcame starting three backups on the offensive line to have one of their most complete performances of the year.Rookie cornerback Jaire Alexander rewards Packers for their trust | Packersnews.comMike Pettine tasked Alexander with covering Julio Jones all day, often one-on-one, and even though Jones crossed over the 100-yard mark with two scores, the rookie’s competitiveness and willingness to challenge the much bigger Jones at the line of scrimmage largely paid off.Bashaud Breeland finally gets chance to show his ‘true talent’ | Packers.comThe Packers hadn't forced a turnover in almost three games coming into Sunday, so to get two -- both from Breeland -- was a huge boost for the defense's confidence. Meanwhile, the team should start talking to Breeland right away to gauge his interest in a contract extension.Packers interim coach Joe Philbin jokes about losing two early challenges | Packers WireThat was a pretty good line from Philbin about getting his challenges out on the opening drive of the game: "I had enough big decisions to make during the course of the day, I didn't want to have to make any more. Plus the flag didn't fit very good in my pocket."Winston Moss says tweet was not aimed at Aaron Rodgers or team brass | ESPNMoss was on the FOX pregame show Sunday and tried to clarify what he meant in his tweet, saying that he was talking to the fans rather than anyone inside the organization. Still, he does not regret the comment at all, regardless of whether it played a role in his dismissal.These dolphins enjoy watching SpongeBob SquarePants—and it could be good for them | Science | AAASIt's in Science Magazine, so it's got to be legit. There’s only one real choice for the game of the week in college football this Saturday. The World’s Largest Cocktail Party is this weekend, with the Florida-Georgia matchup historically claiming that nickname. As always, the game will be played in Jacksonville, where the two teams have met almost every year since the inception of the SEC in 1933. This year’s game is special Cheap Jamaal Williams Jersey , however, as both teams are ranked in the top ten. This will be just the sixth such matchup, with the last coming in 2008. That year, #5 Florida blew out #8 Georgia 49-10, giving the Gators a 3-2 record in games with both teams ranked in the top ten coming in.While that game is going on, there is a big cross-divisional matchup in the Big Ten as Iowa travels to Penn State. We also get a ranked game in the Pac-12 this evening, as Stanford hosts Washington State.Enjoy the games!Early Games#20 Wisconsin Badgers at Northwestern Wildcats11:00 AM CT (12 Noon ET)Ryan Field, Evanston, ILFOX#2 Clemson Tigers at Florida State Seminoles12:00 Noon ETDoak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, FLABCPurdue Boilermakers at Michigan State Spartans12:00 Noon ETSpartan Stadium, East Lansing, MIESPNTexas Tech Red Raiders at Iowa State Cyclones11:00 AM CT (12 Noon ET)Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IAESPN2Afternoon Kickoffs#9 Florida Gators vs. #7 Georgia Bulldogs3:30 PM ETTIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, FLCBS#21 South Florida Bulls at Houston Cougars2:30 PM CT (3:30 ET)TDECU Stadium, Houston, TXABC or ESPN2Arizona State Sun Devils at USC Trojans12:30 PM PT (3:30 ET)Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CAABC or ESPN2Kansas State Wildcats at #8 Oklahoma Sooners2:30 PM CT (3:30 ET)Memorial Stadium, Norman Cheap Mike Daniels Jersey , OKFOX#18 Iowa Hawkeyes at #17 Penn State Nittany Lions3:30 PM ETBeaver Stadium, University Park, PAESPN#12 Kentucky Wildcats at Missouri Tigers3:00 PM CT (4:00 ET)Memorial Stadium, Columbia, MOSEC NetworkPrime Time#15 Washington Huskies at California Golden Bears3:30 PM PT (6:30 ET)California Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CAFox Sports 1#16 Texas A&M Aggies at Mississippi State Bulldogs6:00 PM CT (7:00 ET)Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville, MSESPN#22 NC State Wolfpack at Syracuse Orange7:00 PM ETCarrier Dome, Syracuse, NYESPN2#14 Washington State Cougars at #24 Stanford Cardinal4:00 PM PT (7:00 ET)Stanford Stadium, Stanford, CAPac-12 Network#6 Texas Longhorns at Oklahoma State Cowboys7:00 PM CT (8:00 ET)Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OKABC#3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Navy Midshipmen5:00 PM PT (8:00 ET)Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CACBS#19 Oregon Ducks at Arizona Wildcats8:30 PM MT (10:30 ET)Arizona Stadium, Tucson, AZESPN