They also went 4-0 down the stretch in winning the NFC South and received a first-round bye when the NFC West-champion Seahawks lost three of their final six games. "If you spend time worrying about (the past), you're not spending time worrying about the things that are going to make a difference on (Saturday)".
During the Pete Carroll Era, Seattle has been the visitors in five playoff games. "Seattle is the team that is superior in every way on that side of the ball in this match-up".
Within minutes after the final gun Saturday, Las Vegas oddsmakers established Atlanta as a 4-point favorite, a number that at some places increased to 4.5 by Sunday afternoon. But he's a football coach.
"They were the best at the ball", Quinn said.
As with many in the NFL, Carroll was skeptical about the Chargers' chances as the second team in Los Angeles, where owner Dean Spanos confirmed Thursday his franchise will move next season after failing in a 15-year ordeal of pursuing public funding to replace Qualcomm Stadium. "But right before I got back to the tunnel ... walking off the field ... It can get ugly".
Not only will Falcons fans undoubtedly be wild and insane as Atlanta seeks its first postseason victory since the 2012 season.
Then jump to the next year, 2012.
Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts to a play during the second half against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome on January 1, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. "We were caught up in the situation of being in Atlanta". But it was just a missed call.
The stakes were intensified against the Falcons. If Atlanta is where we first saw how great this team could be four years ago, it is now the place that will tell us how far that greatness can still go. "There's so many thoughts that go into it".
"We worked it so we got him freshened up for this weekend, and he should be ready to roll", Carroll said.
"We were talking about the identity of your team".
Ryan and the Falcons boast a historically productive offense that should present a challenge to the Seahawks, who despite shutdown coverage from CB Richard Sherman have been vulnerable to downfield passes in recent weeks.
Positive momentum shifts, over the course of a season, are fascinating.
During the regular season meeting between the two teams in Seattle, the Seahawks held off a 21-point swing from Atlanta in the third quarter with 10 fourth-quarter points. Where this game is being played is a massive indicator of what could happen, considering Ryan carried a 19:4 touchdown to interception ratio this past season. They're going to be hungry, but we're hungry, too. Last week we saw very little competition as the Packers obliterated the Giants 38-13, the Steelers manhandled the Dolphins 30-12, the Seahawks shut down the Lions 26-6, and the Texans cruised past the Raiders 27-14. They could easily win if they had an offense that could reliably put together solid drives to at least win the field position battle, but they don't. "We get excited to play on the road".
Bennett only played 64% of the snaps in the first game, but he had three solo tackles and zero sacks.
Green Bay may have lost to the Cowboys earlier this season, but they are playing much better football than they did then. While he was a workhorse during the regular season, the Cowboys have given him a lot of rest as the season winded down.
It would be the only highlight for the sophomore quarterback, who crumbled under the pressure of the Crimson Tide's pass rush. If Clemson wins the national championship, Shelby will deliver Preister's Pecans to Scott's office.
Department of Transportation and a number of municipal crews are treating roads and highways with a brine solution. Snow shovels may come in handy this weekend but the real need will be for heavy coats, scarves, gloves, and hats.
The Steelers , who could be considered the hottest team in football, must travel to one of the loudest stadiums in the NFL. Smith did a good job of that this season and that is why this team was able to steal a two-seed and win the AFC West.
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His 50 postseason catches are a franchise record and he's caught five touchdowns in his past seven playoff games. Unfortunately, Bennett and his team are facing a Falcons offense that averaged 33.8 points per game in 2016.
Let's hope they find a solution for the health care crisis facing Americans, a solution that meets the needs of all Americans. Unfortunately, repeal of the ACA goes hand in hand with other initiatives to weaken the health security of American families.
On Aug. 28 of previous year , two Western Michigan football players were arrested and charged in an armed robbery incident. Fleck's hiring should be considered a coup for Minnesota , which has just two seasons of nine or more wins since 1905.
The real money is in obtaining a shiny new stadium, because of what that stadium does for the sale price of the team. The Chargers wasted no time Thursday unveiling a new logo depicting an interlocking L and A with a lightning bolt.
Kennedy Jr., a noted vaccine skeptic, that the president-elect asked him to chair a commission investigating vaccine safety. That in turn has raised fears that Republicans could suffer politically if they repealed Obamacare without replacing it.
Obama on Monday was still crafting his speech, his staffers said - an intended opus that has been in gestation for weeks. The Affordable Care Act was easily among the largest changes made to the country while President Obama was in office.
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