While being focus on Belichick vs Ryan, it is what happens on the other side of the ball that is crucial.
Falcons RBs Devonta Freeman & Tevin Coleman vs Patriots LBs Donta Hightower, Kyle Van Noy and Elandon Roberts.
Patriots QB Tom Brady, RBs Deion Lewis and James White, WRs Julian Edelman, Chris Hogan, Danny Amendola & TE Martellus Bennett vs Falcons LB Deion Jones & De'Vondre Campbell, DBs Keanu Neal, Ricardo Allen, Jalen Collins, Robert Alford
Will they press the slot receivers and running backs of the Patriots?
Containing LeGarette Blount crucial to the clause.