Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons: Red Hot Aaron Rodgers Melts Matty Ice

January 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After soundly thrashing the New York Giants in the second-to-last game of the regular season, the Green Bay Packers still needed a victory over the Chicago Bears in the final week of the season to earn a playoff spot.
The Packers won the hard-fought battle with their division rivals by a score of 10-3, thereby clinching the No. 6 seed in the NFC. 
In theory, the road to the Super Bowl for the No. 6 seed is supposed to be the most difficult.
Last week, the Packers went into Philadelphia, kept Michael Vick in check, and walked away with a 21-16 victory which was sealed when Tramon Williams intercepted Vick’s attempt at a game-winning pass in the end zone.  The victory set the stage for a rematch in the Georgia Dome against the top-seeded Atlanta Falcons.
When the two teams met during the regular season, the Falcons escaped with a 20-17 victory as Matt Bryant kicked the game-winning field goal with nine seconds remaining.
Once again, Matt Ryan (&ld...

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