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Game facts: Falcons at Panthers

Clinching scenario: Atlanta would clinch the NFC South with a win and a Tampa Bay loss at New Orleans in Week 16. 

Key matchup: The Falcons rank 3rd in the NFL in pass yards per game this year while the Panthers rank last in pass defense.

Matty Ice vs. Cam:Matt Ryan has won six of his 11 career matchups against Cam Newton

Mind-blowing stat:Atlanta has led in the fourth quarter in 13 of its 14 games this season (T-most in NFL with Patriots). 

Achilles heel: The Falcons rank last in red zone defense (76.6 TD percentage) and second-to-last in pass defense (267.4 pass YPG allowed). 

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