Found December 15, 2012 on Football Nation:
The Atlanta Falcons (11-2) play host to the visiting New York Giants (8-5) this Sunday.  This will be a rematch of last seasons NFC Wild Card round in which the Giants thrashed the Falcons 24-2 on their way to an eventual Super Bowl Championship. The Falcons are hoping to bounce back from an embarrassing loss last week to the rival Carolina Panthers.  With a win this week, the Falcons will move even closer to clinching home-field advantage throughout the Playoffs.  Earning home-field advantage is huge for the Falcons as they are undefeated at home this season.This game will be a huge proving-ground for the Falcons if they want to go deep into the Playoffs this year.  With that being said, here are my 3 bold predictions for this game.

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