Atlanta Falcons Secure NFC Conference, Set Sights On First Super Bowl Title
Behind an emerging defense and dominant QB Matt Ryan, the Falcons roll into Houston brimming with confidence that they can win their first Super Bowl title.
In a shootout between two dynamic offenses, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers lose to the Atlanta Falcons dramatic upset (21-44)
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan throws four touchdown passes and the Falcons advanced to Super Bowl LI after routing the Green Bay Packers 44-21 Sunday in the NFC Championship game.
The Falcons will face the winner of the AFC Championship game between Pittsburgh Steelers-New England Patriots. Super Bowl 51 is scheduled to be played at NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5.
Ryan was a sharp as ever, completing 27-of-38 passes for 392 yards with four touchdowns, finishing with a passer rating of 139.4. The Falcons scored on the four of their five possessions – with three touchdowns – in the first half to jump out to a 24-0 lead at halftime.