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Falcons Vs. Giants, 2012 NFL Playoffs: Game Schedule And More

The New York Giants earned the NFC East title by winning their final two games and defeating the Dallas Cowboys twice in the season's final four weeks. To advance in the 2012 NFL Playoffs against Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons, the Giants will need to continue their recent winning ways.

The Giants have met Ryan just once before, on Nov. 22, 2009 during the quarterback's second season. Ryan completed 26 of 46 passes for 268 yards, two touchdowns and zero interceptions, but the Giants hit a 36-yard field goal to escape with a 34-31 overtime victory.

More: Giants' Pass Rush Concerns Falcons

Ryan enters the playoffs scorching hot, throwing 10 touchdowns and zero interceptions during Atlanta's last four games to finish with his best regular season statistics ever: 4,177 passing yards, 29 touchdowns, 12 interceptions and a 61.3 completion percentage.

Game Time: 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012

Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

TV Schedule: Fox

Betting Odds: Giants are favored by three

-- SB Nation New York will have all the coverage you need throughout the week in this StoryStream. See Big Blue View for complete Giants discussion and analysis. See The Falcoholic and SB Nation Atlanta for complete Falcons discussion and anlysis. See SB Nation's NFL Hub Page for full playoff coverage.