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6-4, 3rd in NFC South
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Falcons back in thick of playoff race

Two weeks ago, Atlanta was teetering on the edge with odds below 20 percent, but that number has more than doubled since. That said, the Falcons still trail the Seahawks (54.7 percent), by FPI's measure, despite beating them Monday.

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Falcons waive CB Collins as suspension ends

The Falcons waived cornerback Jalen Collins, who was suspended for the first 10 games of this season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons announce they have waived former second round pick Jalen Collins following the conclusion of his 10 game suspension for repeat violation of league's policy on performance enhancing substances. The cornerback from LSU started the Super Bowl.

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Should the Seahawks have blitzed more?

Seattle bothered Matt Ryan with a few blitzes Monday night, but the Hawks mostly used a standard rush. Ryan was barely pressured by four or fewer rushers, letting him take advantage of the Seahawks' coverage on such plays.

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16hESPN

Power Rankings: Falcons soar to No. 9

There's still a lot of work left for Atlanta to repeat last season's success, but a win in Seattle on Monday night was a step in the right direction.

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19hHank Gargiulo and Seth Walder

Best and worst QBs of Week 11: Matt Ryan shines

Ryan didn't put up the gaudiest raw stats in Monday's win over the Seahawks, but he was most excellent on third down in Atlanta's three-point victory.

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Falcons return home with two-game winning streak (1:26)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons bring a two game winning streak and some momentum back to Atlanta for a three-game home stretch after surviving in Seattle.

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Falcons knock off Seahawks in a nail-biter (1:15)
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Falcons could make a substantial run (0:53)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons WR Julio Jones: "We don't give up on anyone. ... We're just going to support one another."

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

"We're a confident group. We feel like we can match up with anybody." Tacoma's Desmond Trufant after his Falcons defeated the Seahawks in Seattle.

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Falcons hold on to defeat Seahawks on Monday Night Football (2:36)
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Jones taking it one game at a time (0:47)
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Ryan pleased with Falcons' execution on offense (0:55)
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Walsh barely misses game-tying FG (0:45)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Ryan's streak of games with 200 passing yards is snapped at 64. He'll take the win any day.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

The Atlanta Falcons now have put together two wins in a row over the Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks to improve to 6-4. Most important, the Falcons hold tiebreakers in the NFC over the Seahawks, Cowboys, and Lions after beating all three teams. Atlanta seems to have some of their swagger back after snapping Seattle's 11-game, Monday Night winning streak. The Falcons are 5-1 in the NFC.

Team Stats

Passing Yards245.413th
Rushing Yards113.714th
Points For23.113th
Points Against21.013th