The New York Giants meet the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Jan. 8 (1 p.m. ET/FOX) in a first-round NFC playoff game. It is one of four games that will be held on wild-card weekend as the 12 remaining teams square off to see who will represent each conference in Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5 in Indianapolis.
The Giants (9-7) qualified by winning the NFC East title. They did so, of course, with a 31-14 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in the final game of the NFL regular season. The Falcons (10-6) earned a wild-card berth, finishing second to the 13-3 New Orleans Saints in the NFC South.
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Atlanta Falcons 2011 Season Summary Stats
|Off||25.1||376.6 (10th)||262.0 (8th)||114.6 (17th)|
|Def||21.9||333.6 (12th)||236.6 (20th)||97.0 (6th)|