Atlanta vs Seattle Recap - Falcons Win 30-28
|Atlanta vs Seattle Recap - Falcons Win 30-28|
The Seahawks were burned by Julio Jones for 127 receiving yards on Sunday as the Falcons picked up a 30-28 win at CenturyLink Field.
Atlanta won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 39.5.
Matt Ryan completed 28 of 42 pass attempts for 291 yards and 1 TD for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 24 yards for Seattle, while Tarvaris Jackson added 16 yards. Tarvaris Jackson threw for 319 yards for the Seahawks, while receivers Doug Baldwin and Sidney Rice had 84 and 79 yards respectively.
Seattle was outgained by Atlanta 412-372 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-20 by the Falcons.
Seattle lost the time of possession battle 40:10/19:50, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Atlanta heads into a Week 5 battle against the Packers. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.