Seahawks vs. Falcons: tale of the tape

Seahawks vs. Falcons: tale of the tape

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Seahawks vs. Falcons: tale of the tape


by KING 5 News

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 11:27 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 11 at 12:19 PM

Seattle Seahawks 11-5 (3-5 road) at Atlanta Falcons 13-3 (7-1 home)

(All statistics are based on regular season)


Seahawks Offense: 3rd rushing, 27th passing, 17th overall, 25.8 points per game (9th)

Falcons Defense: 21st rushing, 23rd passing, 24th overall, 18.7 points per game allowed (5th)


Falcons Offense: 29th rushing, 6th passing, 8th overall, 26.2 points per game (7th)

Seahawks Defense: 10th rushing, 6th passing, 4th overall, 15.3 points per game allowed (1st)


Record against winning teams:

Seattle: 5-1, Atlanta: 3-0

Record against playoff teams:

Seattle: 4-1, Atlanta: 2-0



Russell Wilson (SEA): 64.1 pct. completions, 3,118 yards, 26 TD, 10 INT

Quarterback Rating: 100.0 (4th in NFL)

489 yards rushing, 5.2 avg., 4 TD

Matt Ryan (ATL): 68.6 pct. completions, 4,719 yards, 32 TD, 14 INT

Quarterback Rating: 99.1 (5th in NFL)


Running Backs

Marshawn Lynch (SEA)

315 carries, 1,590 yards rushing (3rd in NFL), 5.0 yard averge, 11 TD

23 receptions, 196 yards, 1 TD

5 total fumbles, 2 lost


Michael Turner (ATL)

222 carries, 800 yards (22nd in NFL), 3.6 yard average, 10 TD

19 receptions, 128 yards, 1 TD

3 total fumbles, 1 lost


Sidney Rice (SEA): 50 receptions, 748 yards (48th in NFL), 7 TD

Golden Tate (SEA): 45 receptions, 688 yards (58th in NFL), 7 TD

Roddy White (ATL): 92 receptions, 1,351 yards (9h in NFL), 4 TD

Julio Jones (ATL): 79 receptions, 1,198 yards (11th in NFL), 10 TD

Tony Gonzalez (ATL): 93 receptions, 930 yards (26th in NFL), 8 TD


Bobby Wagner, LB (SEA): 140 combined tackles (7th in NFL)

Stephen Nicholas, LB (ATL): 97 combined tackles (t-55th in NFL)



*Chris Clemons, DE (SEA): 11.5 sacks (t-9th in NFL)

Bruce Irvin, DE (SEA): 8.0 sacks (t-29th in NFL)

John Abraham, DE (ATL): 10 sacks (t-19th in NFL)



Richard Sherman, CB (SEA): 8 interceptions (t-2nd in NFL)

Thomas DeCoud (S): 6 interceptions (t-5th in NFL)


*Out for rest of season with torn ACL