Packers Peaking at the Right Time, Pound Falcons To Get into NFC Title Game

January 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Packers, left for dead several weeks ago after a terrible loss to the Lions, are now streaking their way into the NFC Championship game thanks to  a 48-21 stomping of the Atlanta Falcons in the Divisional Playoff.  The fantastic team performance was led by Tramon Williams and Aaron Rodgers, who both had great games.
After an auspicious beginning, it was the Packers best team performance of the year.  Before the game, it was agreed there was two things Green Bay could not do if they wanted to win this game: commit turnovers and give up big returns in special teams.  They did both in the first 20 minutes of the game.  
On their first drive, Greg Jennings fumbled after a 30-yard pass completion, and the Falcons were in business.  They scored first to go up, 7-0.  The Packers responded and went on a long drive and tied it up on Rodgers first touchdown of the game, to Jordy Nelson. 
The Falcons struck right back on the ensuing kicko...

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