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Will Matt Ryan and the Falcons figure out a way to take down Aaron Rodgers and the Packers and advance to the Super Bowl?

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The offensive MVP in every NFL division

Tom Brady and Matt Ryan are obvious choices, but who stands out in the other six divisions? What about the AFC South? NFL Nation reporters pick the offensive MVP in all eight divisions.


Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers S Kentrell Brice has a shoulder injury. His return is questionable. Was hurt on the opening kickoff.

Bill Barnwell @billbarnwell

Falcons do such a great job of forcing the matchups they want, and then Ryan always seems to get the ball there.

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Entering today: The Falcons have scored a touchdown on their opening drive in 7 straight games.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Wagon game strong outside Gillette.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Calm before the storm at Gillette Stadium, where the Patriots host the Steelers in the AFC Championship Game (6:40 p.m. ET). While there might be a few showers between 4-6 p.m., they are expected to clear by kickoff -- low 40s, winds around 10 mph.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Green Bay tight end combo of Jared Cook and Richard Rodgers will be quite a challenge for the Falcons. "Both good players, man," said Falcons rookie linebacker De'Vondre Campbell. "I think they complement each other. Rodgers, he's more of a better blocker. Jared is more of a receiving tight end. I'll probably be matched up against him a little bit more." Rookie safety Keanu Neal and cornerback Deji Olatoye also could draw tight end assignments. Falcons have given up 9 TDs to tight ends this season. Sent from my iPhone