Falcons-Seahawks Capsule

ATLANTA (4-1) at SEATTLE (3-1)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 6 +

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Atlanta 4-1, Seattle 2-2

SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 9-6

LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Falcons 33-10, Nov. 10, 2013

LAST WEEK - Falcons beat Broncos 23-16; Seahawks had bye, beat Jets 27-17 on Oct. 2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 7, Seahawks No. 4

FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (7), PASS (1).

FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (15), PASS (26).

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (16), RUSH (18), PASS (12).

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (1), RUSH (7), PASS (2).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- First meeting between Dan Quinn, former Seahawks defensive coordinator, and Pete Carroll. ... Falcons spending week practicing in Seattle after win over Denver. ... Matchup of Falcons' No. 1 ranked offense and Seahawks' No. 1 ranked defense. ... Falcons lead NFL with 29 plays of 20 yards or more. ... QB Matt Ryan leads NFL averaging 348 yards per game passing and 121.6 passer rating. Ryan has passed for at least 200 yards in 43 straight road games. ... RB Tevin Coleman had first career TD reception vs. Broncos, finished with 132 yards receiving on four catches. Coleman leads NFL running backs with 313 yards receiving. ... WR Julio Jones had 300 yards receiving in Week 4 vs. Panthers, but held to two catches for 29 yards by Denver. Jones had 11 catches in only career game vs. Seahawks in 2011. ... Falcons have not allowed 100-yard rusher in 10 straight games. ... LB Vic Beasley leads team with 4 + sacks, 3 + coming vs. Broncos. Beasley also forced two fumbles. ... CB Desmond Trufant played in college at Washington and brother Marcus spent most of career with Seahawks. ... Seahawks 3-3 following bye under Carroll. ... QB Russell Wilson had career-high 385 yards passing vs. Falcons in 2012 playoffs. ... In last start Wilson threw for 309 yards, three TDs, no interceptions. It was 25th career game with multiple TDs and no interceptions, most in league history in first five seasons. ... TE Jimmy Graham trying to become first player in franchise history with 100 yards receiving in three straight games. ... Graham has eight TDs in 10 career games vs. Falcons. ... WR Doug Baldwin has TD catch in five straight home games. Baldwin needs two catches to become sixth player in franchise history with 300 receptions. ... LB K.J. Wright has six of more tackles in 13 straight games. ... FS Earl Thomas to make 101st consecutive start, snapping tie with Cortez Kennedy for most in franchise history by defensive player. ... CB Richard Sherman had two interceptions in last game, his first multi-interception game since Nov. 27, 2014 vs. San Francisco. ... Fantasy Tip: Wilson is always good bet, but with extra week of rest is likely to be healthier than he's been all season after dealing with ankle and knee injuries. He faces Atlanta defense giving up 290 yards per game through air.

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