Sunday Night Football, Week 2. The 2017 NFL Sunday Night slate continues with a showcase game, as the Green Bay Packers take on the Atlanta Falcons seeking revenge for the Falcons' 44-21 massacre of the Packers in last year's playoffs. In what could be a preview of the NFC Championship Game, the Packers travel to Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia to battle the Falcons.
Aerial fireworks would seem to be on tap as Aaron Rodgers, arguably the best quarterback in the NFL, and Matt Ryan, the best NFL quarterback in 2016, go at it. The Falcons feature superstar receiver Julio Jones; the Packers answer with their own superstar receiver in Jordy Nelson. The Packers' pass defense appears to much improved over the unit that got torched by the Falcons in the playoffs last year, while the Falcons' defense is looking to make Aaron Rodgers' life miserable for three hours with pass rushing beast Vic Beasley and friends.
These are two well matched, highly talented NFC powerhouses looking to get a leg up in the race for the playoffs and home field advantage. At least on paper, prime time football doesn't get much better than this.
Enjoy the game everybody. Enjoy watching the unfamiliar site for Jets fans of two great quarterbacks in their prime duking it out on the field, and dream of the day when the Jets might have one of those. Someday ... As always we ask that you neither ask for nor post illegal streaming links.