Sunday's NFC playoff preview: Seattle at Atlanta

  • Updated: January 12, 2013 - 9:50 PM

TODAY'S NFC GAME

SEATTLE AT ATLANTA

Noon, Ch. 9;

Falcons by 2 1/2

Last meeting: Falcons beat Seahawks 30-28 on Oct. 2, 2011.

About the Seahawks (12-5): Coach Pete Carroll is 0-3 against Atlanta. ... Seahawks have outscored opponents 217-74 in a six-game winning streak. ... Seattle overcame a 14-point deficit, largest of the season, in last week's win at Washington. ... RB Marshawn Lynch tied a franchise record with 132 yards rushing against Redskins. ... Seahawks led the NFL with fewest points (245) and TDs (25) allowed in the regular season.

About the Falcons (13-3): Atlanta is 0-4 in the playoffs since a win over the Rams in the 2004 divisional round. ... Falcons have reached the playoffs in four of five seasons, including three straight for the first time in franchise history. ... QB Matt Ryan set franchise records with 4,719 yards passing, 32 TD passes, 422 completions, 615 attempts and a 68.6 completion percentage. ... Julio Jones (1,198) and Roddy White (1,351) are the first Falcons teammates to reach 1,000 yards receiving in the same season since 1998. ... CB Asante Samuel has an interception in three straight games. Samuel holds the NFL postseason record with four interception returns for TDs.

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Washington - LP: J. Zimmermann 3
Toronto - WP: M. Buehrle 5 FINAL
Cleveland - LP: C. Kluber 0
LA Angels - LP: C. Wilson 2 FINAL
Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer 5
Baltimore - LP: B. Norris 2 FINAL
Boston - WP: J. Tazawa 4
Minnesota - LP: K. Correia 4 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: B. Chen 5
Cincinnati - LP: T. Cingrani 4 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: E. Jackson 8
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Oakland 1
Milwaukee - M. Garza 6:05 PM
Pittsburgh - W. Rodriguez
Atlanta - E. Santana 6:10 PM
NY Mets - B. Colon
NY Yankees - I. Nova 6:10 PM
Tampa Bay - C. Archer
Seattle - R. Elias 6:10 PM
Miami - H. Alvarez
Chicago WSox - J. Quintana 7:05 PM
Texas - C. Lewis
Philadelphia - K. Kendrick 7:10 PM
Colorado - J. Lyles
Arizona - M. Bolsinger 7:10 PM
Los Angeles - D. Haren
San Francisco - T. Hudson 7:40 PM
San Diego - E. Stults
Brooklyn 94 FINAL
Toronto 87
Golden State 107 4th Qtr 0:24
LA Clippers 105
Atlanta 6:00 PM
Indiana
Memphis 8:30 PM
Oklahoma City
Chicago 3 1st OT 16:04
St. Louis 3
Columbus 6:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Minnesota 8:30 PM
Colorado
Houston 0 FINAL
Philadelphia 0
New England 1 FINAL
Chicago 1
San Jose 0 1st Half 35:00
Colorado 0
Los Angeles 6:00 PM
Vancouver FC
D.C. 6:30 PM
Columbus
Toronto FC 7:30 PM
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Montreal 7:30 PM
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13
 
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