FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Almost to a man, the Atlanta Falcons insist they don't care who they play in the next round of the playoffs.
"You really don't want to play a really consistent quarterback or anything like that," White told reporters. "Does that answer your question?"
Indeed it does. Rule out the Green Bay Packers, who have Aaron Rodgers, and the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints, led by Pro Bowl pick Drew Brees. The Seahawks' signal-caller is Matt Hasselbeck, who has thrown 17 interceptions and 12 touchdown passes -- and might be on the way out in Seattle.
"To have two brothers in the playoffs, and to be able to play each other for the second time in the same year, that would be an awesome thing," Jonathan said.
Atlanta pulled out a 27-24 overtime victory over New Orleans in the first month of the season, then lost the return match against its division rival 17-14 at the Georgia Dome two weeks ago -- the Falcons' only home loss. Atlanta topped Green Bay 20-17 in another thriller, winning on a field goal with 9 seconds remaining.
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