Top Seeds Struggle

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws against the Eagles. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

With the Packers going belly up Sunday, No. 1 seeds are under .500 (6-8) in the divisional round dating back to 2005:

Season    No. 1 Seed    Div. Opponent    Result
2005 Colts Steelers L  18-21
  Seahawks Redskins W 20-10
2006 Chargers Patriots L  21-24
  Bears Seahawks W 27-24 (ot)  
2007 Patriots Jaguars W 31-20
  Cowboys Giants L  17-21
2008 Titans Ravens L  10-13
  Giants Eagles L  11-23
2009 Colts Ravens W 20-  3
  Saints Cardinals W 45-14
2010 Patriots Jets L  21-28
  Falcons Packers L  21-48
2011 Patriots Broncos W 45-10
  Packers vs. Giants L  20-37

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