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November 5, 2013 at 3:33 PM

Seahawks-Falcons: Just the facts

Here are some notes and numbers on the Seattle-Atlanta game from the NFL:

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (8-1) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (2-6)

SERIES

SEAHAWKS FALCONS
SERIES LEADER 8-5  
STREAKS   Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Carroll: 0-4 Smith: 3-0
LAST WEEK W 27-24 (OT) vs. Buccaneers L 34-10 at Panthers
LAST REG-SEA GAME 10/2/11: Falcons 30 at Seahawks 28. Atlanta scores 24 1st-half points behind RB Michael Turner’s 2 rushing TDs (21, 1). Falcons QB Matt Ryan throws TD to TE Tony Gonzalez.
LAST REG-SEA GAME AT SITE 12/30/07: Falcons 44, Seahawks 41. Atlanta QB Chris Redman throws 4 TDs, including 2 4th-quarter TDs to TE Alge Crumpler (55, 7). Falcons defense has 2 FRs & INT. 
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Erin Andrews (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 134 (Sea.), 158 (Atl.). XM: 158 (Atl.). 

STATS

PASSING Wilson: 144-231-1,845-15-6-98.1 Ryan: 225-332-2,442-15-10-91.7
RUSHING Lynch: 167-726 (2L)-4.3-6 Jac. Rodgers: 67-220-3.3-2
RECEIVING Tate: 35-468-13.4-3 Gonzalez (TE): 44-476-10.8-4
OFFENSE 347.8 353.6
TAKE/GIVE +6 -7
DEFENSE 296.0 (1C) 364.9
SACKS Bennett: 5.5 Umenyiora: 4.5
INTs Sherman, Thomas: 4 (T1L) Alford (R): 2
PUNTING Ryan: 43.8 Bosher: 46.9
KICKING Hauschka: 78 (2C) (24/24 PAT; 18/19 FG) Bryant: 56 (20/20 PAT; 12/13 FG)

NOTES

REMATCH of last season’s Div. Playoff (Atl 30, Sea 28)…SEAHAWKS: Are 8-1 for 1st time in team history…In Div., QB RUSSELL WILSON had career-high 385 pass yards with 2 TDs & 109.1 rating & rushed for 60 yards with TD. In 1st 25 career starts, has 99.3 rating…Since Nov. 2011, RB MARSHAWN LYNCH leads NFL with 3,257 rush yards & 26 rush TDs. Aims for 4th in row vs. Atl. (incl. playoffs) with rush TD…WR GOLDEN TATE had 6 catches for 103 yards & TD in Div. TE ZACH MILLER had 8 catches for 142 yards & TD in Div. WRs DOUG BALDWIN & JERMAINE KEARSE each had TD last week…Seahawks have 13 INTs, most in NFC. Since entering NFL in 2011, CB RICHARD SHERMAN leads NFL with 16 INTs. S EARL THOMAS had INT in Div. Only player in NFL with 60+ tackles (69), 4+ INTs (4) & 2+ FFs (2). Since 2011, DE CLIFF AVRIL is only player in NFL with 25+ sacks (25) & 10+ FF (10). LB BOBBY WAGNER had INT in Div. Had 1.5 sacks last week…FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN is 3-0 vs. Sea. (incl. playoffs) & has 3+ pass TDs in 2 of those 3 games. Is 35-7 (.833) as starter at home with 97.4 rating. In career, when Ryan starts & has 100+ rating, Falcons are 34-2 (.944)…RB STEVEN JACKSON leads active players with 10,278 rush yards. RB JACQUIZZ RODGERS has 4 TDs (2 rush, 2 rec.) in past 4…TE TONY GONZALEZ has catch in 203 consecutive games, 2nd longest streak in NFL history. Had TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Sea. with TD (incl. playoffs). WR RODDY WHITE has TD catch in 3 of past 4 meetings (incl. playoffs). Since 2007 (incl. playoffs), has 611 receptions, 3rd most in NFC. WR HARRY DOUGLAS has 22 catches for 352 yards (117.3 per game) & TD in past 3…Since 2011, S THOMAS DE COUD has 10 INTs, tied for most in NFL by S. DE OSI UMENYIORA is only NFC player with 4 sacks & INT-TD. Has 4 sacks & 2 FFs in 4 meetings. DT JONATHAN BABINEAUX had sack in Div. Rookie CB DESMOND TRUFANT had 1stcareer INT last week.

 

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