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ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:48 am
  • I thought it would be 2.5 or 3.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:50 am
  • Surprised it's not 5+ to be honest
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:01 am
  • So, given the normal home field advantage, it is basically a toss up.

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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:02 am
  • On Falcon boards, this number is ridiculously low.

    It seems about right to me, though I still have doubts about exactly which Hawks team will show up on the road.
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:09 am
  • Ad Hawk wrote:On Falcon boards, this number is ridiculously low.

    It seems about right to me, though I still have doubts about exactly which Hawks team will show up on the road.


    Of course they do. If it wasn't for the single worst missed call in NFL history they would have beaten us by 35 in week 6.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:27 am
  • So oddsmakers consider the two teams to be even?

    That can't be, our resident Falcon fans are already telling us they expect to win comfortably.

    Another slap of reality for our boys from the South.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:30 am
  • andyh64000 wrote:
    Ad Hawk wrote:On Falcon boards, this number is ridiculously low.

    It seems about right to me, though I still have doubts about exactly which Hawks team will show up on the road.


    Of course they do. If it wasn't for the single worst missed call in NFL history they would have beaten us by 35 in week 6.

    Must not be talking about Julio jamming his hand in our face mask huh?
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:32 am
  • Ad Hawk wrote:On Falcon boards, this number is ridiculously low.

    It seems about right to me, though I still have doubts about exactly which Hawks team will show up on the road.



    We could also speculate about how Atlanta will play after a week off.

    Frankly, all the speulation about "which team shows up" is mostly wild hope from our Falcon friends and can be said about anyone. This team knows how to win in the playoffs and is healthy minus Earl and Lock. They will be ready
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:53 am
  • LOL. This fan base...
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:19 am
  • It's up to 4 now. About what I expected. I'm curious to see who the sharps will be on.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:24 am
  • Ugh, throw in the east coast conundrum for the Hawks. I wish they would go over to Atlanta a day earlier than usual.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:31 am
  • If we hadn't won because of a questionable call vs Atlanta I think this game would be a little easier for us. I'm sure their coaches and players didn't forget and might add a little extra motivation for them.

    I'm glad we still have some players from the 2012 team who should be able to summon up the feeling of losing a Divisional game at Atlanta. That was such an amazing rally we had in the 2nd half only to have our defense give up chuck yards and a long field goal within the last few seconds of the game.

    Seattle is the better team on paper, the better coached team, and the more experienced playoff team. I consider Julio Jones the best player between these two teams, fortunately we have Sherman who can limit one of the NFL's best WR's. This game will be fun and if the Hawks show up and play well in all 3 phases we will take this one.

    I think Avril, Graham, and Hester are going to have memorable games.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:35 am
  • treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    I love that you come in here acting like the falcons have ever done anything in the playoffs.....like ever.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:37 am
  • It is Atlanta's turn next. They will take their shot. It won't be good enough this time either. Seahawks getting it all going when it matters most. Sherman will get his picks if Julio Jones gets his looks. Two of the best going at it there. Will be fun to watch.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:41 am
  • treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    Just curious what Falcs message board you post on normally so we all can post on it next week after the Hawks beat you Dirty Turds. Oh that's right there are no good Falcs boards due to the lack of a fan base.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:41 am
  • The funny thing is. A week off was the worst thing that could have happend to this Falcons team.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:45 am
  • seabowl wrote:
    treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    Just curious what Falcs message board you post on normally so we all can post on it next week after the Hawks beat you Dirty Turds. Oh that's right there are no good Falcs boards due to the lack of a fan base.


    Every time we play the falcons he comes in here to spew filth acting like his team has done anything of importance. Nah bud when it's all said and done this year won't be any different for you. Atlanta will still just be that team that hasn't won anything
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:45 am
  • xStickybudz wrote:
    treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    I love that you come in here acting like the falcons have ever done anything in the playoffs.....like ever.


    I love that you act like that matters.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:46 am
  • Wenhawk wrote:
    Seattle is the better team on paper, the better coached team, and the more experienced playoff team. I consider Julio Jones the best player between these two teams, fortunately we have Sherman who can limit one of the NFL's best WR's.


    Limiting him with armbars?

    ... and what paper are you looking at?
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:46 am
  • seabowl wrote:
    treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    Just curious what Falcs message board you post on normally so we all can post on it next week after the Hawks beat you Dirty Turds. Oh that's right there are no good Falcs boards due to the lack of a fan base.


    RivalsCentral.net

    Come on over and post on it right now... Next week... Next year...

    I don't care.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:47 am
  • sdog1981 wrote:The funny thing is. A week off was the worst thing that could have happend to this Falcons team.


    LOL. Sure it is. You use whatever it takes to make you feel better about this game.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:48 am
  • treefidy wrote:
    xStickybudz wrote:
    treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    I love that you come in here acting like the falcons have ever done anything in the playoffs.....like ever.


    I love that you act like that matters.


    It's quite literally all that matters, but I understand Atlanta isn't used to making a name for themselves in the history books
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:50 am
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    xStickybudz wrote:It's quite literally all that matters, but I understand Atlanta isn't used to making a name for themselves in the history books


    It has absolutely no importance to this game...

    But you can believe whatever makes you feel better about the asswhoopin' that is about to come your way.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:54 am
  • treefidy wrote::vodka:
    xStickybudz wrote:It's quite literally all that matters, but I understand Atlanta isn't used to making a name for themselves in the history books


    It has absolutely no importance to this game...

    But you can believe whatever makes you feel better about the asswhoopin' that is about to come your way.


    Just like that ass whoopin we received last time you called it?
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:14 am
  • xStickybudz wrote:
    treefidy wrote::vodka:
    xStickybudz wrote:It's quite literally all that matters, but I understand Atlanta isn't used to making a name for themselves in the history books


    It has absolutely no importance to this game...

    But you can believe whatever makes you feel better about the asswhoopin' that is about to come your way.


    Just like that ass whoopin we received last time you called it?


    As I recall it is not possible to cover Julio Jones with less than 3 defenders otherwise he will score a touchdown on every pass play.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:19 am
  • xStickybudz wrote:Just like that ass whoopin we received last time you called it?


    I didn't call an asswhoopin last time. I said it would be a close game. 3 points either way...

    This time, it will be a Falcon asswhoopin'
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:21 am
  • andyh64000 wrote:As I recall it is not possible to cover Julio Jones with less than 3 defenders otherwise he will score a touchdown on every pass play.


    He went for 140 and a TD WITH Earl Thomas on the field...

    However, Your DBs might want to worry about our TEs and Gabriel this time around....
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:22 am
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    andyh64000 wrote:As I recall it is not possible to cover Julio Jones with less than 3 defenders otherwise he will score a touchdown on every pass play.


    He went for 140 and a TD WITH Earl Thomas on the field...

    However, Your DBs might want to worry about our TEs and Gabriel this time around....


    Yeah...he got most of it and the TD on a completely broken coverage because KAM CHANCELLOR didn't play.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:24 am
  • Nothing wrong with a Falcon fan coming in here!

    Should be a good game. I don't really like that we beat them earlier in the season, I'm sure Atlanta will use that as motivation.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:27 am
  • andyh64000 wrote:Yeah...he got most of it and the TD on a completely broken coverage because KAM CHANCELLOR didn't play.


    He got most of it on a broken play? 36 yards was most of it?

    And to call that a broken play is laughable. That was 100% a horrible read by Sherman. Can't blame him for being afraid to go Man with Julio at the LOS though.

    Kam would have had nothing to do with that play either... Earl on the other hand...

    Again, I hope the team is as worried about Julio as you are, because Julio is going to get his either way. They might want to watch tape on the other 12 guys that have caught TD passes though...
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:31 am
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    andyh64000 wrote:Yeah...he got most of it and the TD on a completely broken coverage because KAM CHANCELLOR didn't play.


    He got most of it on a broken play? 36 yards was most of it?

    And to call that a broken play is laughable. That was 100% a horrible read by Sherman. Can't blame him for being afraid to go Man with Julio at the LOS though.

    Kam would have had nothing to do with that play either... Earl on the other hand...

    Again, I hope the team is as worried about Julio as you are, because Julio is going to get his either way. They might want to watch tape on the other 12 guys that have caught TD passes though...


    Wrong!!!

    The defense was playing two different coverages because of communication breakdowns because Kam was not in the game. In fact all 3 TDs that quarter were due to miscommunication. That won't happen this time because KAM CHANCELLOR is going to play. Earl has nothing to do with the calls that led to those broken coverage TDs.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:32 am
  • xStickybudz wrote:
    treefidy wrote:
    xStickybudz wrote:
    treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    I love that you come in here acting like the falcons have ever done anything in the playoffs.....like ever.


    I love that you act like that matters.


    It's quite literally all that matters, but I understand Atlanta isn't used to making a name for themselves in the history books


    I love how you Seattle fans act like history means anything.

    Ok, so the Falcons have lost 1 Super Bowl... 18 years ago. Ok, so they blew it in 2012 against SF and this team has exactly 2 offensive starters and 1 defensive starter left over from 2012. Why are we making comparisons?

    Ok... the vaunted Seattle history? 1 Super Bowl win?

    How'd that help you last year in Minnesota? Blair Walsh gifted you that game. Had nothing to do with history.

    History didn't help the following week in Carolina either.

    So why do you act like it means something?
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:35 am
  • andyh64000 wrote:Wrong!!!

    The defense was playing two different coverages because of communication breakdowns because Kam was not in the game. In fact all 3 TDs that quarter were due to miscommunication. That won't happen this time because KAM CHANCELLOR is going to play. Earl has nothing to do with the calls that led to those broken coverage TDs.


    That is actually not what happened. What happened is Sherman switched from his man to cover the inside guy and left A SAFETY to cover the best receiver in the game...

    Horrible decision by a weak minded DB.

    You can call Kam whatever you'd like to, but we both know Earl is the key piece to that Defense. It's shown since he's been out...
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:36 am
  • FalconsFanNW wrote:I love how you Seattle fans act like history means anything.

    Ok, so the Falcons have lost 1 Super Bowl... 18 years ago. Ok, so they blew it in 2012 against SF and this team has exactly 2 offensive starters and 1 defensive starter left over from 2012. Why are we making comparisons?

    Ok... the vaunted Seattle history? 1 Super Bowl win?

    How'd that help you last year in Minnesota? Blair Walsh gifted you that game. Had nothing to do with history.

    History didn't help the following week in Carolina either.

    So why do you act like it means something?


    Simple... We are one of the few teams they can play the SB card on.

    They know it means nothing, but hey, how else can you win the my team is better than yours argument?
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:39 am
  • treefidy wrote:
    andyh64000 wrote:Wrong!!!

    The defense was playing two different coverages because of communication breakdowns because Kam was not in the game. In fact all 3 TDs that quarter were due to miscommunication. That won't happen this time because KAM CHANCELLOR is going to play. Earl has nothing to do with the calls that led to those broken coverage TDs.


    That is actually not what happened. What happened is Sherman switched from his man to cover the inside guy and left A SAFETY to cover the best receiver in the game...

    Horrible decision by a weak minded DB.

    You can call Kam whatever you'd like to, but we both know Earl is the key piece to that Defense. It's shown since he's been out...


    Sorry, but you are completely wrong. It was analyzed ad nauseam on Seattle radio. It was clearly a broken coverage. Sherman was playing a different defense that everyone else. This and the other two blown coverages is what caused the fight on the sideline. Kam being back will absolutely prevent that from happening again.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:39 am
  • treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...



    Says the guy who is a fan of an equal AT BEST team, calling for an asswhooping on an opponent's board.

    Lol at your fan base if you are any representative
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:41 am
  • treefidy wrote:
    FalconsFanNW wrote:I love how you Seattle fans act like history means anything.

    Ok, so the Falcons have lost 1 Super Bowl... 18 years ago. Ok, so they blew it in 2012 against SF and this team has exactly 2 offensive starters and 1 defensive starter left over from 2012. Why are we making comparisons?

    Ok... the vaunted Seattle history? 1 Super Bowl win?

    How'd that help you last year in Minnesota? Blair Walsh gifted you that game. Had nothing to do with history.

    History didn't help the following week in Carolina either.

    So why do you act like it means something?


    Simple... We are one of the few teams they can play the SB card on.

    They know it means nothing, but hey, how else can you win the my team is better than yours argument?



    Lol at Falcon fans thinking playoff experience isn't a factor.

    It isn't a decider, but you are delusional if you think it has no impact.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:44 am
  • My god, is it just me, or are these Falcons fans incredibly obnoxious?

    I can't remember opposing fans being this bad since the Redskins.

    Tip to Falcons fans, this is a Seahawks board. If you want to talk smack, take it to the shack. Your same old arguments are tiresome. I regret defending FalconsFanNW the other day, he's shown his true colors as of late too. How unfortunate
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:50 am
  • I love how you bring up Minnesota gifting us something. The only relevant thing your team has ever been to was even more of a gift from Minnesota, and Gary Anderson.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:52 am
  • I get rose tinted lenses as much as the next fan, I mean most of us on here give us a good shot at winning even without Earl.

    So I would expect Atlanta fans to be confident, they should be. But all the chat at the moment has not been 'we're going to win', its "we are going to beat you guys down, ass-whoopin". Really, expecting a 20-30 point win? Nothing but trying to stir on an opposition's board.

    Rather hollow victory for us if the Falcons win by a score and then we get to say 'I told you so'.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:55 am
  • For the love of God Falcon fans, can you whine about the missed pass interference on Kearse that would have ICED the game rather than that stupid "missed" call on Sherman in which Julio was completely covered?
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:16 pm
  • Followthelegion wrote:I get rose tinted lenses as much as the next fan, I mean most of us on here give us a good shot at winning even without Earl.

    So I would expect Atlanta fans to be confident, they should be. But all the chat at the moment has not been 'we're going to win', its "we are going to beat you guys down, ass-whoopin". Really, expecting a 20-30 point win? Nothing but trying to stir on an opposition's board.

    Rather hollow victory for us if the Falcons win by a score and then we get to say 'I told you so'.


    I've never used the word ass and I've never used the word whoopin. All I've said is Atlanta wins.

    I've also never said playoff experience didn't mean anything.

    What I have said is history doesn't mean anything... but if you wanna throw out the fact Atlanta hasn't won a Super Bowl can I throw out the fact that Seattle hasn't won a road divisional playoff game since 1983 and the only times they've EVER made Super Bowl was as the #1 seed?
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:17 pm
  • Jerhawk wrote:My god, is it just me, or are these Falcons fans incredibly obnoxious?

    I can't remember opposing fans being this bad since the Redskins.

    Tip to Falcons fans, this is a Seahawks board. If you want to talk smack, take it to the shack. Your same old arguments are tiresome. I regret defending FalconsFanNW the other day, he's shown his true colors as of late too. How unfortunate


    Don't regret it man. I'm probably one of your better non-Seahawk fan posters.
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Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:20 pm
  • ^ Does any of that drivel even matter?

    So, you think Atlanta will win, good for you. You are on a SEAHAWKS message board, what do you expect?

    A standard line for evenly matched teams is 3 for the home team, there is nothing to see here, and to compare what happened this year or any other year to the game at hand is a complete waste of time.

    It IS another game, but a playoff game. In that scenario Seattle has fared pretty well the last 5 years, so I wouldn't get all warm and fuzzy about a win If I were you.
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:27 pm
  • What a bunch of rowdy, jackass Falcon fans. People on this board will be more than happy to discuss matchups, strategy, personnel or coaching with you but if y'all come on here with a bunch of absurd, arrogant attacks, what kind of responses do you expect from us?

    On topic, Vegas clearly sees a pretty tight game, which could be expected if the Hawks build on last night. Atl is 11-5, Sea is 11-5-1. Atl has the most explosive offense in the league and Sea is finally getting their running game going. Prosise could be back next week which would be huge and the oline made strides with certain double-team approaches in the ZBS last night.

    I expect a good game and the Hawks do have a real chance-anyone flatly dismissing this notion isn't analyzing reality.
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:35 pm
  • Largent80 wrote:It IS another game, but a playoff game. In that scenario Seattle has fared pretty well the last 5 years, so I wouldn't get all warm and fuzzy about a win If I were you.


    Fared pretty well at home you mean...

    Road? Not so much.

    @ Redskins slow start and should have lost. Shanahan was an idiot.

    @ Falcons Slow start and did lose

    @ Vikings Blair Walsh

    @ Panthers slow start and lost

    I don't expect anything less than argument on a Seattle board... but at the same time I'm a realist and I don't see how Seattle fans have a leg to stand on when they claim their road juggernaut of a team is gonna march into Atlanta and shut down the Falcons because of their "playoff experience." This Atlanta team isn't the Lions and isn't the 2012 Falcons either.

    But hey... whatever you need to do.
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:39 pm
  • West TX Hawk wrote:What a bunch of rowdy, jackass Falcon fans. People on this board will be more than happy to discuss matchups, strategy, personnel or coaching with you but if y'all come on here with a bunch of absurd, arrogant attacks, what kind of responses do you expect from us?


    Same here man. Rather have good solid football discussions.

    Not interested at all in my team is better then yours pissing contests and won't be responding to those posts anymore.
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:41 pm
  • FalconsFanNW wrote:
    Largent80 wrote:It IS another game, but a playoff game. In that scenario Seattle has fared pretty well the last 5 years, so I wouldn't get all warm and fuzzy about a win If I were you.


    Fared pretty well at home you mean...

    Road? Not so much.

    @ Redskins slow start and should have lost. Shanahan was an idiot.

    @ Falcons Slow start and did lose

    @ Vikings Blair Walsh

    @ Panthers slow start and lost

    I don't expect anything less than argument on a Seattle board... but at the same time I'm a realist and I don't see how Seattle fans have a leg to stand on when they claim their road juggernaut of a team is gonna march into Atlanta and shut down the Falcons because of their "playoff experience." This Atlanta team isn't the Lions and isn't the 2012 Falcons either.


    Again, just a bunch of fan drivel to argue about. None of it matters and I would suggest respecting the SEAHAWKS because regardless of all the crap you can dig up and list here, they don't care about one syllable of any of it. They will play to win with the heart of a champion.
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:42 pm
  • Well of course both fan bases will feel like their team will win. I'd be shocked if any fan gave up on their team that has a point spread of only 4.

    Falcons and Seahawk fans have plenty of things to feel good about, and plenty of things to worry about. Whether you believe in history or not, the Falcons have choked in playoff games. And I'm not talking about the Falcons from 25 years ago, I'm talking about Matt Ryan's Falcons. I definitely think we have the advantage of playoff experience.

    But there is no doubt that the Falcons are the better offensive team. They have a great OLine, a QB playing at an MVP level, and a great running game to pair with their passing game. However, I don't think this Falcons team is as good as the one that beat us during RW's rookie year. The big difference is one guy, Tony Gonzalez. TE's are our weakness, and ATL doesn't really utilize the TE that much. I think a lot of the Falcons struggles the last few years had to do with Ryan missing his security blanket, Tony G. He was so big for them on 3rd down and in the RZ.

    I'm hoping ATL comes out flat with having a week off. You never really know what to expect when a team gets a bye. I'm hoping they come out flat and we keep momentum from our win against the Lions.

    Like all our games, it probably comes down to our offensive line. If they can protect RW and allow us to run the ball, we will have a great shot at winning. But if the OLine plays like they did against Arizona, we likely lose. On a good note, there aren't really any great defensive fronts in the NFC playoff picture.
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Re: ATL opens as a 3.5 point favorite.
Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:44 pm
  • treefidy wrote:LOL. This fan base...


    At least we have one.
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