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FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

Falcons CB Sheffield ruled out for Sunday's game vs Cowboys

Sep. 18, 2020 10:13 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons will be without a key member of their cornerback rotation for the second week in a row after ruling Kendall Sheffield out of Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Sheffield is still recovering from a foot injury and wasn't able to practice all week. He...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, Seattle Seahawks fans yell during a San Francisco 49ers possession in the first half of an NFL football game in Seattle. Fans were attempting to set a Guinness World Record for fan noise.  One of the best homefield advantages in the NFL will sit empty on Sunday night, Sept. 20, 2020. . The Seattle Seahawks know it will be strange having no fans inside CenturyLink Field. But being an opponent in Seattle has gained such a reputation even some Patriots are disappointed there won't be fans.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Silent in Seattle: Noisy Seahawks fans absent for opener

Sep. 18, 2020 5:36 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For a normal Sunday night game in Seattle, the fans would start showing up in the morning, giving themselves plenty of time to find parking and begin their preparations for the evening’s festivities. Those parking lots will be empty this Sunday. No tailgates. No party buses. No...

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Isaiah Oliver (26) tackles Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Falcons' secondary looks to avoid same mistakes vs. Cowboys

Sep. 18, 2020 1:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Falcons defensive coordinator Raheem Morris blames himself for last week’s loss to Seattle. Morris vows he won’t make the same mistake this week against quarterback Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys. Morris said his game plan called for a prerequisite on stopping the run and...

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy, right, is seen on the sideline against the Los Angeles Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Cowboys host Falcons, with McCarthy moving past memory lane

Sep. 17, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

Mike McCarthy got the sentimental stuff out of the way before his first home game as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, in the stadium where he won his Super Bowl with Green Bay a decade ago. After getting hired, McCarthy wanted to know how long the ride was from team headquarters to AT&T Stadium, so he made the...

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick wears a patch honoring Frederick Douglass

Old guys rule: Belichick, Carroll meet as Pats visit Hawks

Sep. 17, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When Bill Belichick replaced Pete Carroll as head coach in New England 20 years ago, neither could have guessed two decades later they'd be viewed as two of the better coaches during that span. Yet here they are, leading their teams into Sunday night’s matchup between...

Cowboys play visiting Falcons in home debut for McCarthy

Sep. 17, 2020 9:44 AM EDT

ATLANTA (0-1) at DALLAS (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 0-1; Cowboys 0-1 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 17-11 LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Falcons 22-19 on Nov. 18, 2018, in Atlanta LAST WEEK — Falcons lost to Seahawks...

Newton, Wilson headliners as Patriots visit Seahawks

Sep. 17, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (1-0) at SEATTLE (1-0) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 3 ½ RECORD VS. SPREAD - Patriots 1-0; Seahawks 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Tied 9-9 LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Patriots 31-24, Nov. 16, 2016 at New England LAST WEEK - Patriots beat Dolphins 21-11; Seahawks beat Falcons 38-25...

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams (33) works against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Jamal Adams' energetic debut shows the potential for Seattle

Sep. 14, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For all the excitement about Russell Wilson’s season-opening performance, there was an even better debut for the Seahawks. Jamal Adams’ first game with Seattle didn’t disappoint. Whether it was in the opposing backfield or roaming the secondary, the Seahawks' new...

Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley, left, speaks with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Atlanta. The Seattle Seahawks won 38-25. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Falcons commit to renewed run game with Gurley - for 1 half

Sep. 14, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley's debut with the Atlanta Falcons showed the benefit of a balanced offense — for one half. The second half revealed what can happen when that game plan is lost in a wave of fourth-down failures and defensive breakdowns. Gurley's final numbers — 14 carries for 56...