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Postgame quotes from the Atlanta Falcons following their Week 8 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

What The Seahawks Said Following Their 27-20 Win Against Atlanta
Postgame quotes and locker room reaction from the Seahawks' 27-20 road win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Seahawks Start Fast, Then Survive “Lousy” Second Half In Win at Atlanta.
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Despite holding on for a seven-point win in Atlanta, Seattle's lack of depth in the secondary looks to be a legitimate concern heading into the second half of the season.

Seahawks start fast, win at woeful Atlanta 27-20 | Tacoma News Tribune
The Seahawks jump out to a reassuring, 24-0 lead at woeful Atlanta, behind Chris Carson’s rushing and DK Metcalf’s TDs. But the second half is concerning in their 27-20 win that has Seattle 6-2.

Seahawks Fear ACL Injury For Center Justin Britt
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Nagy: 'Zero thought' of trying to get Pineiro closer - NFL.com
Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy says he had "zero thought of running the ball" to get closer for kicker Eddy Pineiro's missed field goal in Sunday's 17-16 loss to the Chargers.

Deshaun Watson threw go-ahead TD kind of 'blind' - NFL.com
The wizardry of Deshaun Watson was on full display Sunday with his game-winning TD throw that defied the odds and widened the eyes of those who witnessed it. And he did it with one eye closed.

ATN Podcast: 2019 Week 8 recap - NFL.com
Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling and Gregg Rosenthal recap every game of Week 8, including the blowout wins by the 49ers and Eagles, and the Bears being stuck in kicker purgatory.

Aaron Jones' receiving game propels Pack past Chiefs - NFL.com
Saddled with a dearth of reliable wide receivers, Aaron Rodgers, Matt LaFleur and the Packers went back to their backs over and again on Sunday night, with Aaron Jones the main beneficiary.

Texans DE J.J. Watt (torn pec) tweets his season is over - NFL.com
The Houston Texans have lost their star defensive end to a serious injury. The team fears J.J. Watt suffered a torn pectoral, which will knock him out for the season, Rapoport reported. Watt later confirmed the injury.

Bill Belichick earns 300th win as Patriots beat Browns - NFL.com
By beating the Cleveland Browns on Sunday afternoon, the New England Patriots (8-0) are halfway to making history. Bill Belichick is already there.

Joe Flacco: Broncos offense was 'afraid to go for it' - NFL.com
Clinging to a one-point lead, the Broncos played it conservative down the stretch of an eventual 13-12 loss to the Colts. It was too conservative for their veteran quarterback.

Blank 'extraordinarily disappointed' in Falcons' season - NFL.com
The Falcons suffered their sixth straight loss Sunday, and team owner Arthur Blank is not happy with how this season has gone. Could changes be coming on the coaching staff?

Richard Sherman finds (possibly fictitious) motivation – ProFootballTalk
The way the 49ers defense teed off on Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen, you'd think he refused to shake their hands. Or something. Along with the seven sacks Allen absorbed were his first three interceptions of his career, one of which went to veteran cornerback Richard Sherman.

FMIA Week 8: Nick Bosa, Defensive MVP? Plus, inside Watson’s incredible TD pass and Belichick stories – ProFootballTalk
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Khalil Mack feels Sunday’s loss “was on us as a defense” – ProFootballTalk
In the immediate aftermath of Sunday's 17-16 loss to the Chargers, Bears head coach Matt Nagy faced questions about not trying to push the ball closer to the end zone before Eddy Pineiro's attempt at a game-winning field goal.