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11-5, 1st in NFC South

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of NFC and AFC Championship Games (as of 12:30 p.m. ET Monday): Atlanta is a 4-point home favorite over Green Bay at 11 of 13 books here in Vegas with Treasure Island and Jerry's Nugget the only exceptions with Atlanta -3.5. The over/under is 60 points. New England is a 5.5-point home favorite over Pittsburgh though four books are at -6 (William Hill, Stations, Stratosphere and Jerry's Nugget). The over/under is 51.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Julio Jones will be limited during the week coming off the toe injury aggravation but will be "ready to rock" for the NFC Championship Game.

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Falcons coach Quinn expects 'terrific challenge' against Packers (0:23)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn talks about the challenge of finishing the game against one of the league's best finishers in Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ICYMI: after favorites won and covered the first six NFL playoff games, the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers pulled outright upsets on Sunday. Overall, favorites are 6-2 SU and ATS while overs lead unders 5-3. Furthermore, first-half faves and overs are both 5-3 while second-half faves are 6-1-1 ATS (the push was Dallas -5 as the Cowboys won the second half 18-13 while Kansas City was a 2-point second-half fave and prevailed 9-6) and second-half unders lead 5-3.

ESPN Stats & Info

A fitting group of QBs in the final four

Each of the four quarterbacks who will start in Sunday's conference championship games is among the winningest signal-callers in the league since 2008. (ESPN Stats & Info)

ESPN Stats & Info

Rodgers vs. Ryan should be a real treat

Since Matt Ryan entered the league in 2008, he's put up awfully similar numbers to Aaron Rodgers, his foe in next Sunday's NFC Championship Game. The only major difference is Rodgers' two MVPs. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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13hDavid Purdum

Patriots, Falcons favored in championship games

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened the Patriots as 4.5-point home favorites over the Steelers in the AFC title game, and the Falcons are 4-point home favorites over the Packers in the NFC.

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14hDarren Rovell

Super Bowl ticket prices drop after Cowboys lose

The resale market for Super Bowl tickets slumped following the Cowboys' playoff loss to the Packers. On StubHub, prices for the cheapest tickets dropped 20 percent -- from $4,195 to $3,349.

Bob Holtzman ESPN 

Looking ahead to Packers at Falcons: I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that Aaron Rodgers had a stretch early in his career ('09-'11) when he won 8 straight dome games (not including a loss at Detroit when Rodgers left early with a concussion). That stretch, which included winning Super Bowl 45, earned Rogers a reputation: when the conditions were perfect, he generally was too. But in the last three seasons Rodgers is just 2-5 in domes.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

After half an hour of wagering, Atlanta is back down to a 4-point home favorite (the Westgate opener) over Green Bay after being bet as high as -5.5 here in Vegas (the line was Atlanta -6 at offshore giant CRIS before being bet down). The over/under looks like it's settling at 60.5 points after these teams combined for 65 points in their regular-season meeting in the Georgia Dome (Falcons won 33-32).

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked Aaron Rodgers back in October what it would take for Matt Ryan to become a Super Bowl champ. Rodgers addressed the question in general terms: "It's really about having a team that can be hot at the right time, and then have good fortune with health, and then win the close games." Rodgers has won eight in a row; Ryan five in a row.

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Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Falcons beat the Packers 33-32 back in Week 8 but didn't cover as 3-point home favorites. In the NFC title game, Atlanta looked like it was going to be a bigger favorite but the line is coming back down and is now Atlanta -4. That game went over the total of 51, but this time the over/under is around 60 during early betting.

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The Westgate SuperBook opens the Atlanta Falcons as 4-point favorites over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game. An early bet from an influential bettor moved the line to Falcons -4.5.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of NFC Championship Game: Westgate Las Vegas opened Atlanta -4 over Green Bay on the Don Best odds screen and quickly went to Atlanta -5. The over/under is a very high 59.5. South Point went with O/U 60 and Westgate quickly went to 60.5 (Station Casinos already at 61).

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

Atlanta opens as a 4-point favorite over Green Bay in the NFC Championship Game at Westgate.

Team Stats

Passing Yards295.33rd
Rushing Yards120.55th
Points For33.81st
Points Against25.427th

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