The (6-3) Seattle Seahawks are hosting the (5-4) Atlanta Falcons for Monday Night Football in a showdown between two hobbled former NFC powers. Kickoff is at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN. The Seahawks are 3-point favorites and the over/under is set at 44.5, which suggests a Seattle victory with a final score of 23.75-20.75.
The New England Patriots are rooting for the Falcons to win this game for the sake of strength of victory and strength of schedule. Patriots fans can simply sit back and enjoy a struggle between the two runners-up of the Patriots’ latest Super Bowl conquests.
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