BEST BET Green Bay over AT­LANTA by 10

Playbook Football (Midweek Alert) - - 2-minute Handicap -

If mean­ing­ful re­venge works in the NFL we’ll find out Sun­day night. Last year the Fal­cons punched a ticket to the Su­per Bowl at the ex­pense of the Pack­ers when they sent Green Bay pack­ing in a 44-21 blowout win in the NFC ti­tle game. Be­fore we go any fur­ther, we’ll ad­mit that QB Matt Ryan, last year’s league MVP, was 8-0 SU and ATS in home­open­ing games un­til los­ing to Tampa Bay last year. Ryan, though, was 0-6 SU in his pre­vi­ous six games against NFC North op­po­nents un­til the afore­men­tioned cham­pi­onship game vic­tory. Green Bay takes the field with a bevy of out­stand­ing numbers, in­clud­ing 4-0 ATS the last four games when seek­ing dou­ble re­venge-ex­act and 6-1 ATS as a Sun­day night road dog with re­venge. In ad­di­tion, the Pack­ers are 6-0 SU in games fol­low­ing Seattle, in­clud­ing 2-0 SUATS as an un­der­dog. And we haven’t even hit on QB Aaron Rodgers’ record in his last 10 games when seek­ing re­venge against greater than .750 op­po­nents. How­ever, we saved the best for last with

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