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Zach Miller's biggest game for the Seahawks before Sunday was 59 yards receiving. He caught eight passes for 142 yards against the Falcons, which was just one yard short of Darrell Jackson's franchise record for receiving yards in a playoff game.
Share TweetRookie Russell Wilson passed for 385 yards, nearly leading the Seahawks to the NFC Championship Game. The Seahawks overcame a 20-point deficit to take the lead late against Atlanta, but lost when the Falcons made a field goal in the final seconds.
Seahawks vs. Falcons: 2-minute drillUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetPlayers of the game • Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson passed for 385 yards, not only a career high and franchise playoff record...Share TweetAtlanta players and coaches would have been answering more questions about not being able to win in the playoffs if they hadn't survived against Seahawks.
Heartbreaking loss means Seahawks season ends too earlyUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetThe Seahawks went out in typical fashion Sunday - in a thrilling, heart-stopping loss to the Falcons that will leave fans pondering a lot of "what-ifs."Share TweetThe Falcons defense spent most of the fourth quarter getting torched by Russell Wilson and the rest of the Seahawks offense, but the Falcons scored last and that means members of their defense were free to crow after the game. Alex Marvez of FOXSports.c…Share TweetAtlanta 30, Seattle 28: Seattle's all-pro shit stirrer, Richard Sherman, somehow manages to win this interaction that began with Roddy White burning the Seahawks defense for a 47-yard touchdown-Ohhh you got a touchdown, gooood for youuuu-even though tSource: deadspin.com
Disaster Averted: The Falcons added plenty of drama to their 30-28 …Updated Jan 13 Share TweetThe Falcons added plenty of drama to their 30-28 win over the Seahawks. Chris Burke examines Atlanta's escape job, Russell Wilson's brilliance, questionable strategies and more.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetAn amazing season for the Seahawks came to a tough end Sunday afternoon in Atlanta, as a Matt Bryant 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left lifted the Falcons to a 30-28 win over the game Hawks. Russell Wilson played his heart out, throwing for 385 yard…Source: seahawksgab.com
Five craziest plays from end of Atlanta’s playoff winUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons earned their first playoff win with Matt Ryan as quarterback, and they did it in heart attack-inducing manner. After pulling out to a 20-0 lead, the Falcons came close to dropping the home game to the Seattle Seahawks. Atlanta found …Source: yahoo.com
Bryant's FG rescues Falcons from late collapseUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetMatt Bryant kicked a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons bounced back after blowing a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, defeating Russell Wilson and the gutty Seattle Seahawks 30-28 in an NFC divisional playoff game Sunday.Share TweetJust before Atlanta burned Richard Sherman for a 46-yard touchdown pass and a 20-0 lead, Thom Brenaman of FOX said that Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley indicated on Saturday that he’ll interview for two head-coaching jobs other than the EagleSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetSeattle at Atlanta 1:00 p.m. (FOX): Well, it's put up or shut up for the "Falcons stink in the playoffs" narrative. It really could not have shaken out any worse for them, though, as the white-hot Seattle Seahawks come into town. While Atlanta…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe Falcons listed defensive end John Abraham as questionable for their Divisional Round game with the Seahawks and the answer wound up being a positive one. Abraham is in the lineup and expected to start for the Falcons after spraining his ankle in the…Share TweetHere are the inactives for today's matchup: Seahawks: CB Byron Maxwell, LB Allen Bradford, CB DeShawn Shead, G Rishaw Johnson, OL Mike Person, DT Jaye Howard, WR Deon Butler Falcons: QB Dominique Davis, WR Tim Toone, CB Chris Owens, G Phillipkeith Manle…Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts for the NFC throw down between the Seattle Seahawks and the Atlanta Falcons. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Seahawks-Falcons
Message to Seahawks fans: It's OK to dream bigUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetSeattle has been conditioned to prepare for disappointment in these games but this pinch-yourself Seahawks run is different.Share TweetIf the Seahawks win at Atlanta on Sunday, they'll face the 49ers at San Francisco in the NFC Championship Game on Jan. 20. Season series The 49ers...
Falcons Win Wild Game, Advance To NFC ChampionshipJan 13Highlight Of The Night: The Seahawks erased a 20-point deficit to take a late lead, but Matt Bryant's 49-yard field goal with eight seconds left gave the Falcons a 30-28 win.
Ryan Discusses WinJan 13Matt Ryan comments on the Falcons' 30-28 win against the Seahawks.
Wilson, Seahawks Come Up ShortJan 13Russell Wilson after Seahawks fall to Falcons in NFC Divisional Playoff.
Countdown Daily Recap: Seahawks-FalconsJan 13Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Falcons' 30-28 win over the Seahawks.
Don Banks: No Gronkowski, no problem as Patriots offense steamrolls TexansJan 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- By now, you have to wonder if the New England Patriots could even remember what full strength feels like, if they ever again are lucky enough to experience it. Here they are, making yet another deep playoff run, and they're faced with …
Don Banks: It was never easy, but Ryan, Smith solve playoff woes; more Sna…Jan 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the most riveting weekend of NFL playoff action in memory winds to a breathless close....
Daily Dime: Dwight's backJan 14Dwight Howard returned to action and got a big vote of confidence from Steve Nash, J.A. Adande writes.
NFL playoffs -- NFC finalists have been vindicatedJan 13The Falcons and 49ers found vindication while winning their way into the NFC Championship Game.