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GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 27: Running back Steven Jackson #39 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes the football against the Arizona Cardinals during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 27, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Falcons 27-13. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Three Keys To A ‘Hawks Victory Over The Falcons

If Seattle wants to improve their record to 9-1 before returning home to face the Vikings next week, these are three key factors that will make their job a lot easier.

11/06/2013

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 20: Jacquizz Rodgers #32 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Georgia Dome on October 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seattle Needs To Take 2-6 Falcons Very Seriously

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.

11/05/2013

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Seattle Seahawks

Hawks Can’t Lay Egg At Atlanta

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.

1090 The Fan–11/04/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Quarterbacks To Draft

Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.

08/15/2013

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 06: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks to pass against the Washington Redskins during the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at FedExField on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Russell Wilson Joins NFC Pro Bowl Squad

A Super Bowl would have been better, but a trip to the NFL’s Pro Bowl in Hawaii isn’t a bad way to end your rookie season. Russell Wilson, who this season tied Peyton Manning’s NFL […]

1090 The Fan–01/22/2013

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 13: Jonathan Babineaux #95 of the Atlanta Falcons sacks Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Georgia Dome on January 13, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Promising Seahawks Suffer Gut-Wrenching Playoff Loss In Atlanta

After playing a complete dud of a game in the first half, the Hawks rallied behind Russell Wilson to take the lead — and then gave it up in a loss that was both heartbreaking and encouraging.

01/14/2013

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 11: Defensive end Bruce Irvin #51 of the Seattle Seahawks reacts after making a sack against the New York Jets at CenturyLink Field on November 11, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Bruce Irvin Holds The Key To Stopping Falcons’ Offense

With leading sacker Chris Clemons out for the rest of the playoffs, the Seahawks need Irvin, their first-round pick, to step up and bring Matt Ryan down.

01/13/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 30: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons points out the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense at Georgia Dome on December 30, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pressure Is On The High-Flying Falcons As They Host The Seahawks

Matt Ryan is still looking for his first playoff win, and he will have to continue his great play if he is going to get it against a streaking Seattle team.

1090 The Fan–01/10/2013