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NFL Picks and Predictions: Picking the winner of Packers vs Falcons NFC Championship Game

Who will represent the NFC in Super Bowl LI? The contributors at BTSC take a stab at it, but we want to know who you like, and don't forget your score predictions!

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Believe it or not, there happens to be another football game this weekend as the streaking Green Bay Packers (no they're not running naked on the field as was all the rage in the 70s) battle the offensive juggernaut that is the Atlanta Falcons. Three contributors (Tony Defeo, Zach Parnes and Robert Hitchcock) remain undefeated at 8-0 in the playoffs. One complete loser is a mere 4-4 for the postseason, but you really don't need to know my....errrrrr his identity.

Time to update the standings, and take a look at who we think will win the NFC Championship, and punch their ticket to Super Bowl 51.

Divisional Round

W

L

Anthony Defeo

4

0

Zach Parnes

4

0

Robert Hitchcock

4

0

Jeff Hartman

4

0

Flip Fisher

3

1

Brian Nuckols

3

1

Mike Frazer

3

1

Brett Foreman

3

1

58Steel

3

1

Daniel Sager

3

1

Fear94

3

1

Eric O’Connell

2

2

Bryan Davis

1

3

Post Season

W

L

Anthony Defeo

8

0

Robert Hitchcock

8

0

Zach Parnes

8

0

Jeff Hartman

7

1

Flip Fisher

7

1

Mike Frazer

6

2

Brian Nuckols

6

2

Brett Foreman

6

2

58Steel

6

2

Daniel Sager

6

2

Fear94

6

2

Eric O’Connell

5

3

Bryan Davis

4

4

Here's our picks for the early game...

BTSC Contributor

Green Bay Packers at

Atlanta Falcons

Anthony Defeo

ATL 27-GB 20


Falcons offensive weapons come through, and Falcons advance to their second Super Bowl.

Brett Foreman

ATL 31-GB 21


Atlanta keeps rolling. Too much talent for Green Bay to handle on both sides of the ball.

Brian Nuckols

GB 34-ATL 24


GB jumps ahead early and holds off the Falcons 2nd half comeback.

Dan Sager

GB 42-ATL 24


Again, I said whoever won between the Giants and Packers was going to make the super bowl. Take out a loan or second mortgage, and put it all on Green Bay to win (and if they are favored, to cover) on the road.

Eric O’Connell

GB 28-ATL 24


Rodgers leads yet another game winning drive to incredibly make it to only his second super bowl, which is a matchup with Tom Brady.

Fear94

ATL 42-GB 45


I simply can’t pick against Aaron Rodgers and with the amount of time his offensive line is giving him. Atlanta is by far the more complete team but somehow Aaron pulls it out in the end of a thrilling game.

58Steel

Atl 34-GB 30


The Wizard of Rod (gers) finally doesn't have enough magic in his wand. Neither team’s defense is that impressive. The Falcons wealth of weapons a little too much for Packers.

Flip Fisher

ATL 35-GB 31


Will be an awesome shootout to watch.  I have been saying this for awhile now, ATL is the best team in the NFL.

Jeff Hartman

ATL 38-GB 33


Aaron Rodgers’ magic runs out in Atlanta as an untimely interception seals the deal for the Falcons, and punches their ticket to Super Bowl 51 to face the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Mike Frazer

GB 37-ATL 33


Maybe it’s Aaron Rodgers’ freakish way of getting a lucky play every single time he needs it. Maybe it’s the roll Green Bay has been on. Or maybe it’s just me wanting a rematch to even things out against the Packers. Yeah, it’s probably that one.

Robert Hitchcock

ATL 41-GB 38


Holy points fest! Two high powered offenses, with two sketchy defenses. This should be a high scoring game. Atlanta’s defense has the advantage in the battle of the D’s, and I think that is the difference maker.

Zach Parnes

ATL 35-GB 27


Atlanta. Your time to shine. See you in the Super Bowl.

Bryan Davis

GB 38-ATL 34


As much as I wanted to type "You done messed up A-Aron", I can't justify it, Rodgers is on fire and on his game.