5 thing to know about the Falcons on Tuesday

The Falcons turned up the defensive pressure and made life miserable for rookie Paxton Lynch. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and Justin Horowitz discuss the Falcons’ 23-16 win over the Broncos.

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 9: Strong safety Kemal Ishmael #36 of the Atlanta Falcons tackles running back C.J. Anderson #22 of the Denver Broncos in the second half of the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 9, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO – OCTOBER 9: Strong safety Kemal Ishmael #36 of the Atlanta Falcons tackles running back C.J. Anderson #22 of the Denver Broncos in the second half of the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 9, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

SEATTLE — After posting a stunning 23-16 upset victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos, the Falcons (4-1) are set to face the Seattle Seahawks (3-1) at 4:25 p.m. Sunday in Seattle.

Here are five things to know about the Falcons on Tuesday:

1. Injury report. Falcons are set to get linebackers De’Vondre Campbell, Deion Jones and Paul Worrilow back in some capacity when they return to practice on Wednesday.

2. Petrino Parting: Falcons owner Arthur Blank and Bobby Petrino had already decided to part ways before he split after the 13th game of the 2007 season. 

3. Mike Check on the Falcons. What’s different about this year’s 4-1 start and last season’s 5-0 start. 

4, Depth used. The Falcons went deep into the bench to help stop Denver’s rushing attack. Offensive guard Ben Garland and strong safety Kemal Ishmael played out of position to help the defense.

5. Quinn’s post game speech. Here’s what Dan Quinn said to the team after the victory over Denver.


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