Seahawks vs. Falcons: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2017 NFL Playoffs

January 15, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Seattle Seahawks mounted a come-from-behind effort to take down the Atlanta Falcons at CenturyLink Field in Week 6, but the NFC South champions refused to let their foot off the gas Saturday with a trip to the NFC Championship Game on the line.
In a 36-20 win over the Seahawks at the Georgia Dome, the Falcons rode the production of quarterback Matt Ryan and an energized front seven to clinch their first berth in the NFC title game since January 2013.
Ryan, widely considered the league's MVP front-runner, was locked in throughout and completed 26 of 37 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns in an efficient display that was unprecedented against the Seahawks under head coach Pete Carroll, according to NFL Research on Twitter:
And once again, Julio Jones (six receptions for 67 yards and one touchdown) served as Ryan's No. 1 option on a day when the Falcons didn't shy away from aggressive shots against Seattle's shorthanded secondary.

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