The Falcons and Seahawks were tied at 10-10 at one point in the second quarter last night. The Falcons then rolled off 24 straight points to end the competitive part of this game. Matt Ryan was solid as usual as he completed 20 of 35 passes for 174 yards with 3 TD passes and 1 INT. Michael Turner led the way for the Falcons on the ground in this game with 25 carries on 82 yards (3.3 ypc). Jason Snelling only rushed for 6 yards on 4 carries (1.5 ypc) but he also caught 4 passes for 15 yards (3.8 avg) with a TD grab. WRs Roddy White (7 rec, 65 yards, TD) and Michael Jenkins (3 rec, 48 yards, TD) led the way for the Falcons in the passing game. The Falcons finished up with 98 yards rushing on 37 carries (2.6 ypc) and they also completed 20 of 35 passes for 168 yards.
The defense gave an impressive team effort against the Seahawks. LB Curtis Lofton (7 tackles), safety Thomas DeCoud (6 tackles), safety William Moore (5 tackles, 2 passes defensed, 1 interception) and CB Brent Grimes (3 tackles, 5 passes defensed and 1 interception) led the way for the Falcons’ on D in this game. DT Jonathan Babineaux recovered a fumble in the end zone for a TD! The Seahawks finished up with 91 yards rushing on 21 carries (4.3 ypc) and they also completed 18 of 33 passes for 143 yards. The Falcons are now 12-2 on the season and they have a 2-game lead on the Saints in the NFC South.