It may seem a bit like dodging a pair of difficult questions, but a Patriots, Falcons Super Bowl makes too much sense to ignore. The simple justification for such a prediction is that those teams are fielding the best quarterbacks this weekend, but really, there's much more to it than that.
While Tom Brady and Matt Ryan may be the best passers this weekend, their defenses will play critical roles in their success or failure on championship weekend.
For the Falcons, Collin Kaepernick provides a second shot at defending a mobile quarterback. Against the Seahawks, the Falcons were able to hold Seattle to zero points in the first half, but they largely failed to slow down Russell Wilson later in the game. While Atlanta's defense didn't exactly do a great job against a mobile quarterback, the experience should translate well to this weekend's game against the 49ers.
On the AFC side, the Patriots will be simply hoping to slow the Falcons down. With Tom Brady on...