Yes, Seattle is 8-1 and atop the NFC. But with the Rams and Bucs coming dangerously close to upsetting Seattle the past two games, this is a game the ‘Hawks can’t afford to look beyond. Why? The Falcons beat both St. Louis and Tampa Bay and had a much easier time doing it.
The Seahawks have struggled to stop the run of late, but the opposing quarterbacks haven’t finished them off. Atlanta’s Matt Ryan will end that fortunate streak without improvements from the Hawks’ front seven.
Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.
The Seahawks have signed tight end Michael Palmer one day shy of the team’s first day of training camp.
The Atlanta Falcons pulled off another significant deal in the opening round of the NFL draft, moving up to land Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant on Thursday.
AP Sports columnist Tim Dahlberg discusses what it means for future Hall of Fame Tight End Tony Gonzalez to be a game away from the “big one.”
1090 The Fan’s Bill Swartz reflects on Sunday’s loss and the terrific 2012-13 campaign for the Seattle Seahawks.
The Atlanta Falcons’ game-winning field goal in the final 13 seconds of regulation overshadowed the Seahawks’ second half comeback.