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Despite history, Falcons are favored in Philadelphia

It’s only the Divisional Playoff round. The sixth-seeded Atlanta Falcons are the road team. 

Still, the team travels to Philadelphia as a 2.5-point favorite against an Eagles team that finished the season with the best record in the NFC and is without their star quarterback, Carson Wentz.

Atlanta is 4-5 in Divisional Playoff games - 0-1 against Philadelphia. 

On the eve of their fourth post-season meeting, however, sports pundits are clearing a path for Atlanta and selling hard the possibility of a Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl rematch.

> Also: Julio Jones pumped for Falcons playoffs 

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