Packers vs. Falcons: Five stats you may not know

Heading into Sunday's NFC Championship Game between the Packers and Falcons, NFL Research takes a look at some key stats surrounding each of these two teams.

Stat No. 1

In six career starts (including playoffs), against the Falcons, Aaron Rodgers has 16 pass TDs, 1 INT and a 122.2 passer rating. Rodgers' 16:1 TD-INT ratio against the Falcons is his best vs. any opponent that he has faced three times or more in his career.

Despite his standout statistics against the Falcons, Rodgers has just a 3-3 career record against the Falcons.

Stat No. 2

Matt Ryan had a 108.7 passer rating on throws from outside the pocket this season (3rd-highest in NFL). Aaron Rodgers had a 101.6 passer rating on throws from outside the pocket (4th-highest in NFL).

Stat No. 3

Aaron Rodgers posted a 1-5 record this season vs. teams to finish in the bottom 10 in pass defense. He had 15 pass TDs and 6 INTs vs. bottom-10 pass defenses.

The Falcons ranked 29th in pass yards per game allowed this season (266.7).

Stat No. 4

The Packers are 73-13-1 (.845) when winning the turnover battle in the Aaron Rodgers era (since 2008), including playoffs.

The Falcons have lost the turnover battle in just two games this season (fewest such games in the NFL).

Stat No. 5

The Falcons are the only team in the NFL to use the same starting five offensive linemen in every game this season. The Broncos were the next-closest as they started six different offensive linemen this season.

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