SEATTLE (8-1) at ATLANTA (2-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE -- Seahawks by 6 1-2
RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Seattle 5-4, Atlanta 2-6
SERIES RECORD -- Seahawks lead 8-6
LAST MEETING -- Falcons beat Seahawks 30-28, in NFC divisional playoffs, Jan. 13, 2013
LAST WEEK -- Seahawks beat Buccaneers 27-24 in overtime; Falcons lost to Panthers 34-10
AP PRO32 RANKING -- Seahawks No. 2, Falcons No. 29
SEAHAWKS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (13), RUSH (5), PASS (27)
SEAHAWKS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (2), RUSH (19), PASS (2)
FALCONS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (12), RUSH (32), PASS (5)
FALCONS DEFENSE -- OVERALL (21), RUSH (20), PASS (19)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES
- Seahawks have won five games by a combined 23 points.
- Falcons have lost five of their last six games.
- Atlanta QB Matt Ryan has thrown seven interceptions the past two weeks, after being picked off only three times in first six.
- Seattle has surrendered 200 yards rushing in each of its last two games.
- Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez has caught a pass in 203 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the NFL.
- Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is completing 64 percent of his passes after halftime. Last week, he completed 15 of 18 for 189 yards in the final two quarters and overtime against Tampa Bay.
- Atlanta RB Steven Jackson must average 107.5 yards rushing over the last eight games to extend his streak of 1,000-yard seasons to eight in a row. He has just 140 yards in four games this season, having missed four others with an injury.
- Seattle holds a two-game lead in the win column over San Francisco and New Orleans, the next-closest teams in the NFC standings.
- The Falcons have a minus-seven turnover ratio.
- Seattle beat the Buccaneers despite failing to force a turnover for the first time this season. It's just the 12th time in 61 games under coach Pete Carroll that the Seahawks didn't come away with an interception or fumble recovery.
- Atlanta has not had a losing season since 2007.