Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/11/13
The National Football Conference's representative to the Super Bowl is determined tonight in the NFC Championship Game. This has been a highly competitive year in the NFC, but in the end, three teams emerged out of the regular season as favorites to be the NFC representative. Tops among those are the Atlanta Falcons, a team with an explosive offense led by quarterback Matt Ryan. The Falcon's offense has balance in both the passing and rushing attacks and can keep opposing offenses off the field with ball control. Close behind the Falcons are the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers, however, both teams have had some issues during the season. The Packers are led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, arguably the best quarterback in the league and a player that can pick apart defenses. However, an inconsistent rushing attack and a defense that ranks in the middle of the stats leaves this team vulnerable for a playoff loss. As for San Francisco, a late-season quarterback controversy could...
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