Atlanta Defeats Seattle 34-18 - Recap
|Atlanta Defeats Seattle 34-18 - Recap|
The Falcons got a 3-TD performance from Matt Ryan as Atlanta handed Seattle a 34-18 defeat on Sunday at Qwest Field.
The Falcons were a 5.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 46.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 82 yards, while Matt Ryan added 6 yards in the win. Roddy White and Michael Jenkins added 65 and 48 receiving yards respectively.
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 60 yards for Seattle, while Charlie Whitehurst added 10 yards. Charlie Whitehurst threw for 83 yards for the Seahawks, while receivers Mike Williams and John Carlson had 66 and 31 yards respectively.
Seattle lost the offensive yardage battle to Atlanta 266-234 yards in Sunday's game. Atlanta had more first downs as that total ended up 21-15.
Seattle lost the time of possession battle 35:25/24:35, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Atlanta heads into a Week 16 battle against the Saints. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.