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Russell Wilson, Golden Tate throwing highlight-package touchdowns at Falcons

Jay Busbee
Shutdown Corner

Seattle arrived in Atlanta on Sunday determined to avenge last year's playoff loss and, effectively, close the door on any flickering Falcons hopes for a mildly respectable season. 

You know it's a good day in the neighborhood when you're throwing out Turkey Bowl-style plays and they're working. Consider Russell Wilson's pitch to Marshawn Lynch, who then flipped it back to Wilson, who found Jermaine Kearse in the end zone:

Or this threaded needle, where Golden Tate had the most precise drag-and-toe-tap for a touchdown you'll ever see. Seriously, dude grabbed the ball one-handed and twisted his left foot mid-step to make sure it stayed in bounds:

It's going to be very hard for anybody to beat Seattle when the Seahawks are playing like this. As for the Falcons ... well, 2012 had some nice memories.


Jay Busbee
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