With the second AFC Divisional game not until Sunday, New England Patriots fans can relax on the first day of week two in the NFL Playoffs. Come 4 p.m. EST on Sunday though, and that'll be a different story.
The Divisional Round begins Saturday, at 4:30 p.m., when the Baltimore Ravens pay a visit to their NFC North rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the nightcap, we'll get our first look at the NFC's No. 1 seed when the Atlanta Falcons host the Green Bay Packers at 8 p.m. It's a rematch of their Week 12 meeting, when the Falcons narrowly edged the Packers in Atlanta, 20-17, thanks to a Matt Bryant 47-yard field goal with just nine seconds remaining.
But still, Packers fans at Acme Packing Company remain confident:
But that doesn't mean I'm nervous about this game. I'm very confident the Packers are going to win. It could be another close game, like last week in Philadelphia, because the Falcons haven't allowed many points this season. Hopefully Mike McCarthy doesn't get overly enamored with the running game like he did last week (he only called two pass plays in the entire fourth quarter). Instead I'm expecting a better performance from the offense in weather neutral conditions. Packers 31, Falcons 17.
Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons (Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA)
8 PM ET on FOX
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman