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Packers vs Falcons is probably the premier matchup of Week 2 in the National Football League, a game that is sure to live up to the hype that has been building around it.
Not only do the Green Bay Packers help another franchise open their new stadium for the second time in two years, but this matches the two teams that battled it out in the NFC Championship game last January.
Packers vs Falcons Game Info.
SERIES: Packers lead 15-13 regular season; 2-2 postseason.
LINE: Falcons by 3.
SURFACE: Artificial turf.
COACHES: Green Bay’s Mike McCarthy (125-69-1) vs. Atlanta’s Dan Quinn (22-14).
Packers vs. Falcons: Two franchise’s with the most prolific offenses in all of the league.
Packers vs. Falcons: Franchise’s with two of the best quarterbacks in all of the league.
Packers vs. Falcons: Two teams that are once again being mentioned as the franchise’s with the best chances to reach the Super Bowl from the NFC.
All of those things and many more story lines are dominating the news cycle as we inch closer to the Sunday night clash between the NFC titans.
So, what are experts from around the league saying about this game, this time around?
Have the Packers improved the defense enough to contain Julio Jones, slow the running game and force Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan into hurried throws?
Have the Packers, specifically, solidified the defensive backfield enough to stay with the prolific receiving corps of the Falcons?
Will the Packers front seven, led by defensive lineman Mike Daniels, be able to provide enough push up front to disrupt the timing of the Falcons’ offense?
Has the Packers offense, especially the run game, taken enough of a step forward to crack the Falcons’ defense, to get into the second layer and pick up large chunks of yardage to loosen up the pass game?
We won’t know any of this tonight until about 10:30 p.m. CDT, but for now we and so many around the internet have speculated and provided their predictions on just how it all turns out.
The following are some of the predictions we picked – a selection that includes an equal mix of experts who feel that both teams have legitimate shots of winning the game.
|Kentrell Brice, S||Questionable||
|Ahmad Brooks, LB||Doubtful||
|Bryan Bulaga, OT||Questionable||
|Jason Spriggs, OT||Out||
|Mike Daniels, DT||Questionable||
|Alex Mack, C||Questionable||
|Brian Hill, RB||Questionable||
Packers vs Falcons Prediction
Home-field advantage will mean a lot in this game. The Packers played about as well as could be expected against Minnesota in the Vikings’ stadium debut last year and still lost. It wouldn’t be an upset if Green Bay won, but it would be a major accomplishment. Falcons 27, Packers 24