Atlanta at Seattle NFL Week Four Capsule

STREAKS Past 2  
COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 1-0 Carroll: 0-2
LAST WEEK L 16-13 at Buccaneers W 13-10 vs. Cardinals
LAST GAME 12/19/10: Falcons 34 at Seahawks 18. Tied at 10 in 2nd quarter, Atlanta scores 24 consecutive points en route to victory. Falcons QB Matt Ryan throws 3 TD passes.
BROADCAST FOX (1:05 PM PT): Craig Bolerjack, John Lynch. Westwood One Radio: Kevin Kugler, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 93 (Atl.), 138 (Sea.).  XM: 231 (Sea.).


PASSING Ryan: 74-122-844-5-4-81.5 Jackson: 59-97-527-2-2-73.7
RUSHING Turner: 42-234 (3C)-5.6-1 Lynch: 38-117-3.1-0
RECEIVING White: 20 (T3C)-224-11.2-1 Rice: 8-109-13.6-0
OFFENSE 343.0 214.7
DEFENSE 373.0 318.0
SACKS Abraham: 2 Clemons: 2
INTs 4 tied: 1 Chancellor, Trufant: 1
PUNTING Bosher: 35.7 Ryan: 47.3
KICKING Bryant: 18 (6/6 PAT; 4/4 FG) Hauschka: 12 (3/3 PAT; 3/3 FG)


FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN won only start vs. Sea. & passed for 3 TDs. In career, has posted 100+ rating 16 times & Falcons are 16-0. Passed for career-high 330 yards last week…RB MICHAEL TURNER had 25 carries in last meeting & his teams are 22-1 (.957) when he has 21+ att. Since joining Atl. in 2008, has rushed for 40 TDs, 2nd most in NFL…WR RODDY WHITE aims for 3rd meeting in row with TD catch. Had 9 catches for 140 yards last week. Since start of 2007, has 391 receptions, 2nd most in NFC. TE TONY GONZALEZ has 2 100-yard games vs. Sea. & 3 meetings with 8+ catches. Has 1,083 career receptions & needs 20 to move into 2nd place all-time (MARVIN HARRISON, 1,102). Has 3 TDs in past 2. WR JULIO JONES leads NFL rookies with 215 rec. yards. Averaging 16.5 yards per catch (13 receptions). Had career-high 6 catches & 115 yards (1st 100-yard game) last week…DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 3 sacks & FF in 2 games vs. Sea. Aims for 3rd meeting in row with sack. Has 104.5 career sacks, 2nd most among active players. DT JONATHAN BABINEAUX had FR-TD in last year’s game vs. Sea. CB BRENT GRIMES had INT in last meeting. S WILLIAM MOORE had 27-yard INT in last game vs. Sea. Had INT last week…SEAHAWKS: In last start vs. Atl. (12/21/08 with Min.), QB TARVARIS JACKSON completed 22 of 36 (61.1 pct.) for 233 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 98.5 rating. Had 11-yard TD run & notched 1st win with Sea. last week vs. Arz…RB MARSHAWN LYNCH had rush TD in last meeting. RB-KR-PR LEON WASHINGTON has 7 career KR-TDs, 2nd most in NFL history…WR SIDNEY RICE had 8 catches for 109 yards last week in Sea. debut. Has 154 career catches & 114 (74 pct.) have gone for 1st down or TD. WR MIKE WILLIAMS had 8 catches for 66 yards in last meeting. Undrafted rookie WR DOUG BALDWIN is averaging 15.7 yards per catch (7 catches, 110 yards) & has long of 55 yards (TD). Has 1st down or TD on 6 of 7 receptions (85.7 pct.)…Defense ranks 3rd in NFC vs. pass (218.3 yards per game). DE RAHEEM BROCK aims for 3rd game in row vs. Atl. with sack. DE CHRIS CLEMONS aims for 3rd in row with sack. S KAM CHANCELLOR had 1st career INT last week.

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