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.
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.
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Jeff Fisher has the Rams on the cusp of their first winning season since 2003. That said, he realizes how tough it will be to beat a Seattle team that has scored 150 points the past three weeks and possesses the No. 1 scoring defense in the league. A fake field goal is not likely to be enough this time.
Arizona, which appears to be fading after a surprising 4-0 start, goes to Minnesota, which is 3-0 at home. St. Louis is 3-0 at home but faces the potent Packers. Both games could potentially impact where Seattle sits in the division.
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