56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.
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.
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.
Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.