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Falcons vs Seahawks NFL Week Six Capsule

ATLANTA FALCONS (4-1) AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (3-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

  FALCONS SEAHAWKS
SERIES LEADER   9-5
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Dan Quinn: 0-0 Pete Carroll: 1-3
LAST WEEK W 23-16 at Denver Bye (Wk. 4: W 27-17 at New York Jets)
LAST GAME 11/10/13: Seattle 33 at Atlanta 10. Seattle QB Russell Wilson passes for 287 yards & 2 TDs for 134.6 rating. Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch rushes for 145 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/2/11: Falcons 30, Seahawks 28. Atlanta RB Michael Turner rushes for 70 yards & 2 TDs. Falcons WR Julio Jones has 11 receptions for 127 yards.
REFEREE Tony Corrente
BROADCAST FOX (4:25 PM ET): Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Lee, Mike Holmgren. SIRIUS: 93 (Atl), 81 (Sea). XM: 228 (Atl), 225 (Sea).

STATS

PASSING Matt Ryan: 116-168-1740 (1L)-12 (2L)-2-121.6 (1L) Russell Wilson: 87-133-1064-5-1-99.3
RUSHING Devonta Freeman: 78-410-5.3-2 Christine Michael: 63-290-4.6-2
RECEIVING Julio Jones: 24-517 (3L)-21.5-3 Doug Baldwin: 24-330-13.8-2
OFFENSE 457.4 (1L) 357.5
TAKE/GIVE +3 -1
DEFENSE 388.8 264.0 (1L)
SACKS Vic Beasley: 4.5 Michael Bennett, Frank Clark: 3
INTs Robert Alford: 2 Richard Sherman: 2
PUNTING Matt Bosher: 47.4 Jon Ryan: 43.4
KICKING Matt Bryant: 51 (T1L) (18/18 PAT; 11/11 FG) Steven Hauschka: 31 (7/8 PAT; 8/8 FG)

NOTES

FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN leads NFL with 1,740 pass yards & is 2nd with 12 TD passes. Averaging 340 pass yards per game in past 7. Has 100+ rating in 6 of past 7…RB TEVIN COLEMAN had 163 scrimmage yards (132 rec., 31 rush) & TD catch last week. Has 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in past 4. RB DEVONTA FREEMAN rushed for 88 yards & TD in Week 5. Aims for 4th in row with TD. Averaging 121.8 scrimmage yards per game in past 4…WR JULIO JONES had 11 catches for 127 yards in his only game vs. Sea. (10/2/11). Ranks 2nd in NFC with 517 rec. yards. TE JACOB TAMME had TD catch in only meeting (9/21/14 with Den)…DE DWIGHT FREENEY aims for 4th in row with sack. Has sack in 3 of 4 career meetings. LB VIC BEASLEY had career-high 3.5 sacks & 2 FFs last week. LB PAUL WORRILOW had 19 tackles in last meeting. S RICARDO ALLEN had INT in Week 5…SEAHAWKS: QB RUSSELL WILSON passed for 287 yards & 2 TDs for 134.6 rating in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rating…RB CHRISTINE MICHAEL had 90 scrimmage yards (58 rush, 32 rec.) & TD catch in last game. RB C.J. SPILLER rushed for 149 yards & TD in 12/01/13 meeting (with Buf.). WR DOUG BALDWIN aims for 6th in row at home with TD catch. Has 8 TDs in past 5 at home. WR JERMAINE KEARSE had 75 rec. yards & TD in last meeting. Rookie WR TANNER MC EVOY had 1st career TD catch in last game. TE JIMMY GRAHAM aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rec. yards. Has 8 TDs in 10 career games vs. Atl…DE CLIFF AVRIL had sack & FF in last game. DE MICHAEL BENNETT has sack in 3 of past 4. LB K.J. WRIGHT aims for 14th in row with 6+ tackles. LB BOBBY WAGNER had 10 tackles & sack in Week 4. CB RICHARD SHERMAN had 2 INTs in last game. Since 2010, leads NFL with 28 INTs. S EARL THOMAS had INT in Week 4.


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