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The other rematch of last year's NFC divisional game finds the Packers traveling to the same place where they put the beat down on the Falcons the last time these two teams played.
Although there is less importance riding on this game than there was the last time these two teams faced off, it is certainly a significant game, simply because of the revenge factor.
Matt Ryan and Co. have been gunning for the Packers since the start of the season, if Roddy White's quote during the preseason serves as any indication: "We were a better team than those guys [referring to last year's playoff game between the Packers and Falcons]... I feel like we're a better team this year, and we'll be ready to get after those guys."
It will be interesting to see if Roddy White can back his words up.
I expect the Falcons to try and run the ball to keep the Packers offense from putting up too many points. Unfortunately, I don't see this working, as the Packers have the No. 2-ranked run defense in the NFL right now, and are forcing more turnovers per game than they were last year, when they won the Super Bowl.
Plus, Ryan has been getting the tar knocked out of him the past couple of weeks, and it appears that he's beginning to feel pressure when it's not even there.
Last week, the Falcons offensive line pulled itself together and delivered a no-sack performance. However, I don't think anybody is capable of stopping Rodgers and the Packers right now.
Prediction: Packers 34, Falcons 24