The September 17 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons (1-0) and Green Bay Packers (1-0) features a showdown at the QB position, with Desmond Ridder and Jordan Love leading the way for their respective offenses. Which signal caller has the edge? We break down all of the important details below.

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Packers vs. Falcons Game Info

  • Game Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • TV: FOX
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Jordan Love vs. Desmond Ridder Matchup

Jordan Love 2022 Stats Desmond Ridder
4 Games Played 4
66.7% Completion % 63.5%
195 (48.8) Passing Yards (Per Game) 708 (177)
1 Touchdowns 2
0 Interceptions 0
-1 (-0.3) Rushing Yards (Per game) 64 (16)
0 Rushing Touchdowns 0

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Jordan Love Game Props

  • Passing Yards Prop: Over/Under 211.5 yards
  • Passing TD Prop: Over/Under 1.5 TD
  • Rushing Yards Prop: Over/Under yards

Falcons Defensive Stats

  • Last year, the Falcons were bottom-10 in points allowed, ranking 23rd in the NFL with 386 points given up (22.7 per contest). They also ranked 27th in total yards allowed (6,156).
  • When it came to defending the pass, Atlanta ranked 25th in the league in passing yards allowed per game with 231.9, and it ranked 23rd in passing TDs allowed (26).
  • Against the run, the Falcons struggled last season, with 2,214 rushing yards allowed (23rd in NFL). They ranked 17th with 15 rushing touchdowns allowed.
  • Defensively, Atlanta ranked 31st in the NFL in terms of third-down percentage allowed, with a mark of 45.9%. It was 14th in red-zone percentage allowed at 55%.

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Desmond Ridder Game Props

  • Passing Yards Prop: Over/Under 187.5 yards
  • Passing TD Prop: Over/Under 1.5 TD
  • Rushing Yards Prop: Over/Under yards

Packers Defensive Stats

  • Last year, the Packers' defense ranked 17th in the NFL with 21.8 points allowed per game and 17th with 336.5 total yards allowed per contest.
  • When it came to stopping the pass, Green Bay was one of the best defenses in the league, ranking sixth in the NFL by giving up 197 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, it ranked 25th with 7 yards allowed per pass attempt.
  • Against the run, the Packers ranked 26th in the league in rushing yards allowed per game with 139.5, and they ranked 23rd in rushing TDs allowed (18).
  • On defense, Green Bay ranked eighth in the NFL in third-down percentage allowed at 37.6%. In red-zone percentage allowed, it ranked 13th at 53.7%.

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