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This is the matchup of the game. The Falcons have the best trio of receivers in the NFL between Roddy White, Julio Jones and Tony Gonzalez. White has 1,351 yards and seven touchdowns. Jones has 1,198 yards and 10 touchdowns. And Gonzalez has 930 yards and eight touchdowns.
No other team had three receivers with at least 900 yards and seven touchdowns a piece. The Falcons receivers are all extremely physical too as all of them are willing blockers in not just the running game but the screen game.
Another receiver for people to look out for is Harry Douglas. While he had just 396 yards this season, he is someone who can be an X-factor on third-down plays when the Falcons have Jones, White and Gonzalez all covered.
The Seahawks secondary is no group of slouches by any means. They have a pair of Pro Bowl-caliber corners to team with their pair of Pro Bowl-caliber safeties. Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor are guys who will run your standard Free-Strong alignment.
Chancellor doesn't let anyone punk him over the middle, but Gonzalez could change that. Thomas doesn't like to let anyone beat him deep, but he can get beat by guys like Jones and Douglas. Then you look at the matchups with the Seahawks corners.
Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman both use their size to bully smaller receivers. Browner is 6'3", 220 pounds and Sherman is 6'3", 200 pounds. However, they haven't played receivers as big or physical as the 6'3", 220-pound Jones or 6'1" 210-pound White.
Jones and White aren't just physical though; they are both fast and excellent route-runners. The only knock on either of them is the tendency to drop crucial passes. If the Falcons receivers hold on to the ball, it would not be a shock to see the pair of Jones and White put up good numbers versus the Seahawks combo.