Falcons-Packers 3: NFC foes meet for third time in 11 months 


The first matchup was a regular-season nailbiter and the second was a postseason blowout.

So what’s in store for Falcons-Packers 3 this weekend at Mercedes-Benz Stadium?

Sunday’s nationally-televised contest will be the first regular-season game in the new $1.5 billion facility and the third meeting between the NFC foes in 11 months.

VideoMatt Ryan on facing the Packers in Sunday’s home opener

Goodell in Atl: NFL commissioner to attend Falcons-Packers

Key matchups: Three to watch in Sunday’s game

Atlanta edged Green Bay 33-32 last October in Week 8 of the regular season and secured its berth in Super Bowl LI with a 44-21 win in the NFC title game in January -- both games at the Georgia Dome.

Here’s a look back at the previous two games:

Dominate, advance: Atlanta dominant in 23-point win, advances to Super Bowl

5 keysHow Falcons were able to dominate the Packers

PhotosFalcons roll past Packers in NFC title game

HummerFalcons advance to Super Bowl, and make it look easy

5 thingsWhat did the Falcons learn in their 33-32 win

PhotosFalcons edge the Packers

Thoughts from the MVPWhat Matt Ryan had to say after the win last October


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