Packers-Falcons: How we picked it
Weston Hodkiewicz (11-1)
Packers 35, Falcons 18
Aaron Rodgers and the Packers again proved the doubters wrong in last week's statement victory over New England. Green Bay has way too many weapons on both sides of the ball for a letdown to surface against the Falcons, who have way too many holes. Factor in the Packers' recent success at Lambeau Field, and this outcome seems rather academic so long as the Packers don't hurt themselves with turnovers or miscues.
Ryan Wood (10-2)
Packers 45, Falcons 17
The shame is an NFC South team will wind up hosting a playoff game this season. The division has been putrid, with whacky results every week and no teams above .500. On paper, it will be a matchup of division leaders on "Monday Night Football," even though Atlanta enters with a 5-7 record. But that's misleading. Before a primetime audience, Green Bay will expose Atlanta and the NFC South in general with another home blowout.
Pete Dougherty (9-3)
Packers 37, Falcons 21
Atlanta has one of the game's best weapons in receiver Julio Jones and despite its 5-7 record has plenty to play for as the NFC South Division leader. But it's hard to see how the league's last-ranked defense can slow Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy and the No. 2 scoring offense in the league.
Robert Zizzo (9-3)
Packers 38, Falcons 17
Green Bay has too much offense, too much talent and too much home field for the Falcons, who have too little defense. Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan couldn't beat Matt Flynn one year ago; he has little chance to beat Aaron Rodgers this year.