Found January 11, 2013 on Gridiron Experts:
Seattle Seahawks (12-5) at Atlanta Falcons (13-3) Game Day: Sunday 1:30 p.m. ET, FOX Line: Falcons -2 ½ Series Record: Seattle leads 8-5 Perhaps the least appreciated NFL playoff game in years, this matchup actually boasts more appeal than meets the eye. Atlanta’s veteran group, in a widely discussed postseason slump, faces a primarily young group in Seattle led by an aging, but rejuvenated, monster in the offensive backfield. This tilt could have all the makings of a clash of opposites, with no clear-cut favorite known. Seattle enters Sunday’s contest on a six-game winning streak, including last week’s 24-14 victory at Washington (just please don’t call that game Griffin-gate). Quarterback Russell Wilson has become progressively more comfortable, and the Read Option offense seems to help Marshawn Lynch make up for any alleged step he may have lost. However, the surprise for Seattle this year became its top-flight defense, ranked fourth overall. Amazingly, just three teams have scor...
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