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Weekly Coverage Recap: Falcons vs. Seahawks


After watching film of Sunday's 34-10 loss to Carolina, head coach Mike Smith said Monday that he's looking for the Falcons to start working on getting on the same page as they move forward in the season.

C Peter Konz pointed out last year's undefeated start to the Falcons had as the biggest reason why he still believes the Falcons can go on a run in the second half of the 2013 season.

DE Osi Umenyiora acknolewdged a better pass rush in Sunday's loss, but said that the final score shows that there are plenty of areas where the Falcons can get better.

Although Paul Worrilow said his 19-tackle performance means nothing due to the loss, the linebacker still entered the Falcons' record book with his stats against Carolina. Another positive from Sunday's game, according to Smith, was the O-line, who had one of their better games as a unit.

PHOTOS: The Digital Media staff meets every Monday morning to discuss potential storylines for the upcoming game, and you can take a look at the items the staff was looking to cover for the week.


Several Falcons joined kids from the Arthur M. Blank Family Youth YMCA on their day off Tuesday to tend to a six-acre farm in downtown Atlanta and learn more about healthy eating and living.

This week's Mailbag featured questions about rookie corners Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford, the O-line and more.


After spending the past six games on the sidelines with a foot injury, Sean Weatherspoon returned to practice Wednesday. Although he's not eligible to return until next week's game at Tampa Bay, the linebacker is getting crucial on-field work this week to get prepared for his return.

Going into a game where the Falcons will face the Seahawks, a team they know really well, QB Matt Ryan said he fully trusts his preparations, his ability and the players around him, but still said he has "to pull his own weight."

Although William Moore said going against a huge threat in Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will be challenging, the safety said he feels the Falcons match up really well with the opposing team.

After Wednesday's practice, head coach Mike Smith spoke about WR being back in limited participation as the Falcons began preparatons for the Seahawks.

After two weeks on the road, the Falcons return to the Georgia Dome this Sunday to face the Seahawks in Week 10 and we've got key facts about the NFC matchup in this week's Wing Tips.


After missing the past three games with a hamstring injury, Roddy White said that he's ready to rejoin his teammates on the field Sunday and is looking forward to helping out his team with more than just cheering them on from the sidelines.

TE Tony Gonzalez said having White back will bring the Falcons a 'breath of fresh air,' adding that he's looking forward to seeing the receiver go up against Seattle's defense.

Head coach Mike Smith said the return of Roddy White was a factor in the Falcons' encouraging week of practice they were having as they prepare for the Seahawks.

Make sure to check out our Falcons Fantasy Roundup, where we list the Falcons' key starters and their projected fantasy football points. Also take a look at this week's Time Machine, which takes you back to a tough 2007 season that ended on a bright note with the Falcons' win over the Seahawks.

As the Seahawks prepare to travel to Atlanta to face the Falcons, we go Behind Enemy Lines to see what QB Russell Wilson and head coach Pete Carrol had to say about the matchup.

PHOTOS: Travel back in time through Falcons history as we open the vault to show rarely seen photos in this week's Throwback Thursday gallery.


In honor of the NFL's Salute to Service game this weekend, D-Block welcomed in CB Robert McClain, who talked about his life growing up in a military family and how it shaped him into who he is today.

The game will be special for several other Falcons players and coaches, too, as more than 20 have ties to military members in the family.

PHOTOS: We also asked Falcons fans to send in photos of themselves in the Military in honor of the Salute to Service game, so take a look at the submissions we received for our special edition gallery.

Rookie CB Robert Alford sat down with's Wes Durham for this week's edition of McDonald's What's Brewin'.

Head coach Mike Smith addressed the need to stop playmakers Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch among the other weapons on the Seattle Seahawks in this week's UPS Logistics of the Game.

NFL Films previews the Week 10 matchup between the 8-1 Seahawks and the 2-6 Falcons, a game that Atlanta goes into with a clear mission: eliminate turnovers.

PHOTOS: After two weeks on the road, the Falcons will be back at home on Sunday to face the Seahawks. Here are Sixteen Players to Watch from both teams.

If you're planning on attending Sunday, here's a look at the gameday entertainment for the Salute to Service game. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. at the Georgia Dome.

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