NFL Playoff Schedule 2011: Steelers Vs. Ravens, Falcons Vs. Packers Are Saturday's Slate

Today's NFL Playoffs schedule features the top team in the NFC and one of the closest division rivalries in football—the Atlanta Falcons will get the fifth-seeded Green Bay Packers at 7:00 on Fox, while the Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4 in the AFC North, second seed) and the Baltimore Ravens (12-4 in the AFC North, fifth seed) get the matinee, hitting CBS at 3:30. 

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The Falcons were "lucky", as far as point differential goes—Pro-Football-Reference gives them an expected win-loss record of 11.2-4.8—and the Packers were unlucky by the same measure, with an expected record 12.1-3.9. But this one will come down to an incredibly sportswriter-friendly matchup between two of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL, with Aaron Rodgers taking on Matt Ryan. 

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The Ravens and the Steelers split their season series 1-1, with the Ravens taking the second one by a decidedly Ravens-like score of 13-10. After taking out the Kansas City Chiefs 30-7 in the Wild Card they'll hope the Steelers have gotten a little rusty after a Week 17 drubbing of the Cleveland Browns and the subsequent bye week to open the playoffs.

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