2011 NFL Playoffs: Revisiting Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons in Week 12

January 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons faced off in Week 12, playoff positioning and homefield advantage were on the line.
Fast forward nearly two and a half months, and these two teams will once again matchup in Atlanta to decide a much bigger prize: Who moves on to play in the NFC Championship game.
While the Falcons (13-3) defeated the Packers (11-6) 20-17 back on Nov. 28, Green Bay stuck with the NFC's no. 1 seed throughout the contest, with a late kickoff return and 15-yard facemask penalty set up the Falcons' winning field goal.
Things have changed since Week 12, but the Packers can once again learn from their performance in that game in helping them this week.
Here are two things the Packers need to repeat, and two things they need to fix from their first showing in Atlanta.
Need To Repeat:
Aaron Rodgers' Efficiency
The Packers only put up 17 points against the Falcons, but that was no fault to Aaron Rodgers. Green Bay's sig...

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