SEAT­TLE (11-5-1) AT AT­LANTA (11-5)

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>> OPEN­ING LINE — Fal­cons by 4

>> RECORD VS. SPREAD — Sea­hawks 7-8-1, Fal­cons 10-6

>> SE­RIES RECORD — Sea­hawks lead 10-6

>> LAST MEET­ING — Sea­hawks beat Fal­cons 26-24, Oct. 16

>> LAST WEEK — Sea­hawks beat Lions 26-6; Fal­cons had bye, beat Saints 38-32 in sea­son fi­nale >> STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Matt Bryant’s 49-yard field goal with eight sec­onds re­main­ing gave Fal­cons 30-28 di­vi­sional play­off win over Sea­hawks on Jan. 13, 2013 . ... Seat­tle RB Thomas Rawls, who missed reg­u­lar-sea­son win over Fal­cons with leg in­jury, rushed for fran­chise post­sea­son-record 161 yards with TD against Lions last week. With­out Rawls, Sea­hawks had only 72 yards rush­ing against Fal­cons . ... Sea­hawks have only one post­sea­son win with less than 100 yards rush­ing un­der coach Pete Car­roll . ... Rus­sell Wil­son’s 64 wins, in­clud­ing post­sea­son, are most for start­ing QB in first five sea­sons in NFL his­tory. Wil­son’s 8-3 in 11 ca­reer post­sea­son starts. He has thrown for 18 TDs with nine INTs in those games . ... WR Doug Bald­win has team-record 50 post­sea­son catches, in­clud­ing 11 for 104 yards with TD last week . ... DE Cliff Avril had two sacks last week. ... A loss would end Fal­cons’ 25-year stay in Ge­or­gia Dome. New Mercedes-Benz Sta­dium to open next sea­son . ... At­lanta’s Dan Quinn, for­mer Seat­tle de­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor, will be mak­ing post­sea­son de­but as coach in se­cond sea­son with team . ... Fal­cons 4-3 at home in play­offs. Over­all, At­lanta has lost five of past six play­off games . ... QB Matt Ryan’s 117.1 passer rat­ing led NFL and was fifth best in league his­tory. Ryan set Fal­cons record with 4,944 yards pass­ing to rank se­cond in league . ... Ryan is 1-4 in play­offs . ... WR Julio Jones se­cond in NFL with 1,409 yards re­ceiv­ing de­spite miss­ing two games with toe in­jury . ... Se­cond-year LB Vic Beasley Jr. led NFL with 15½ sacks . ... RB Devonta Free­man ran for 1,079 yards, his se­cond straight 1,000-yard sea­son.

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