Atlanta Falcons vs Packers: Week 2 Staff predictions

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"And a quarterback that had a career year last year". With an average of 5.9 yards-per-carry in his first season at running back, Montgomery will be a difference maker in this one.

Or maybe Jones will have six catches for 121 yards and a touchdown on Sunday. Atlanta is unveiling its new stadium and will be looking to start the season 2-0 after defeating the Chicago Bears 23-17 in Week one. Aaron Rodgers will have tied the game up at 28 points with a terrific pass to tight end Martellus Bennett.

"We do play each other a lot, and we're two really good teams", he said.

Brooks did not record a sack in week one against the Seahawks, but was effective in keeping Russell Wilson in the pocket and hurrying him into unwanted throws. The Packers like to hit Cobb on short quick routes so he can make a move and get in the open field. "He's always a factor in what we do".

Q: What did you see from the Falcons against the Bears with their offensive new coordinator? . It's a bad penalty at that moment in time, but I thought it was a cheap shot. There were no players held out of practice. "I'm not going to share it with you, because I can't". He knows the ball is going to come his way. Rodgers could find him on a lot of quick routes, and let him steal some extra yards for Green Bay.

On Thursday when he met with reporters in the Falcons' locker room, Jones said he wasn't concerned about his stats. "As time passes, I feel like it's getting stronger, it's getting better". Following the game, there was much speculation that he and head coach Sean Payton got into a heated exchange, which Peterson says was 'overdramatized.' According to Joel Erickson of The New Orleans Advocate, Peterson thinks it will take some time for the running back situation to sort itself out.

When the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons met almost eight months ago in the NFC Championship Game, Green Bay's cornerback group was decimated. NBC will televise the game at 7:30 p.m. CDT.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which replaced the Georgia Dome.

Julio Jones exploded for 9 catches, 180 yards and two touchdowns during last season's NFC Championship win over the Packers. Atlanta's Matt Ryan won the award last season, making this a matchup of two of the game's top quarterbacks. In a game where Atlanta will be focused on handling the Packers perimeter threats, Bennett could do some serious damage right in the heart of the defense. But Green Bay believes 2017 can be different.

In the offseason, the Packers signed cornerback Davon House, got cornerbacks Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins back from injuries and used their first-round draft pick on cornerback Kevin King of Washington. "It's a little bit of a review day today, so you get to kind of see what the whole plan is". Quinn said the message is "go as hard as you can" with "no hesitation" on every play. It was the first time since Week 4 of the 2015 season that the Packers kept an opponent out of the end zone.

Daniels has already said he's playing, so no worries there. "They cut some guys". In order to remain undefeated, the Packers will need to avoid the critical mistakes they made against the Falcons in all three phases.

Ryan, the NFL's reigning MVP, led the league with a 117.1 rating a year ago. He also was unavailable when the Packers played Atlanta previous year in week 8. Defensive tackle Mike Daniels wore a wrap on his hand but it was for protection purposes and he isn't expected to wear it Sunday. "But you've just have to try to eliminate those explosive plays".

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