Seahawks Prey On The Falcons

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They continue to struggle with penalties. Last week I wrote about how penalties were killing Seahawks offensive drives and helping opponents.  The Seahawks are still the second most penalized team in the league this season with 71 penalties for 649 yards, and that “distinction” will continue after being penalized nine times for 80 yards against the Falcons.  The team needs to reduce the number of penalties it incurs quickly since the lost yardage may mean the difference between winning and losing against San Francisco, New Orleans, St. Louis, and other teams still on the schedule.