Originally posted on Blogging Dirty  |  Last updated 10/5/11
The Falcons wrap up the first quarter of the season with a win on the west coast against the Seattle Seahawks, evening their record to a humble 2-2. It wasn’t the start that we had all hoped or expected, but considering the competition faced (all teams with wining records last year and 3 of 4 were playoff teams), the fact that 3 of the 4 games were on the road, and some major o-line issues, it was an over all decent start to the season. If the Falcons can clean up a few more things it’s going to be another 10+ win season.OFFENSIVE RECAPThey came out very strong and very fast on offense with a vintage Falcons 12 play drive, that took close to 8 minutes, had no negative yardage plays, and ended in a touchdown pass to Tony Gonzalez(4th on the year). For the rest of the first half Atlanta seemingly imposed their will on the Seattle defense.  Micheal Turner scored on two first half touchdown runs, the first being a huge 21 yard run on a perfectly blocked counter play.  The second half di...
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