Falcons Down Seattle 30-28 - Match Report
|Falcons Down Seattle 30-28 - Match Report|
Atlanta got 3 passing strikes from Matt Ryan en route to a 30-28 victory over Seattle on Sunday in Divisional Playoff action at Georgia Dome.
Atlanta did not, however, defeat the Seahawks against the spread, which closed at 2.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 46.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 98 yards, while Jacquizz Rodgers added 64 yards in the win. Roddy White and Julio Jones added 76 and 59 receiving yards respectively.
Russell Wilson rushed for 60 yards for Seattle, while Marshawn Lynch added 46 yards. Russell Wilson threw for 385 yards for the Seahawks, while receivers Zach Miller and Golden Tate had 142 and 103 yards respectively.
Atlanta was outgained by Seattle 491-417 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-24 by the Seahawks.
Seattle lost the time of possession battle 31:13/28:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.