Breaking Down How the Seahawks Can Upset the Falcons in Atlanta

January 9, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After defeating the Washington Redskins on Wild Card Weekend, the Seattle Seahawks are forced to travel once again across the country. This time it's to Atlanta, where they will meet the equally physical and dynamic Falcons to decide who will continue their pursuit of the Super Bowl.
The Seahawks are going to be in for a tough game because the Falcons have several very talented pass-catchers that quarterback Matt Ryan can throw to and feature a very aggressive and dynamic defense. If the Seahawks are to pull an upset win over the Falcons, they are going to have to execute these five keys.
Run the Ball

First and foremost, the Seahawks must run the ball effectively. It is their offensive identity and a great way to set up the passing game for rookie Russell Wilson.
Last week against the Redskins, running back Marshawn Lynch was in his usual "beast mode" as he sabotaged the Redskins defense for a total of 132 yards on 20 carries. This worke...

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