Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, right, and Earl Thomasbreak up a pass intended for Falcons receiver Julio Jones on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Seattle. The Seahawks beat the Falcons 26-24 but the teams meet again Saturday in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Falcons-Seahawks: 10 important things to know

1. The game is Saturday at 4:35 at the Georgia Dome.

2. The game is sold out.

3. The Falcons were 11-5 in the regular season, the Seahawks were 10-5-1.

4. The Falcons were 5-3 at home, Seattle was 3-4-1 on the road.

5. The teams have eight common opponents, playing some teams twice. The Falcons were 9-2 against those teams, the Seahawks were 5-5-1.

6. The teams played earlier this season in Seattle. The Seahawks won 26-24.

7. In that game Matt Ryan had 335 yards passing. Julio Jones had seven catches for 139 yards.

8. The Falcons had two turnovers, the Seahawks had none.

9. Ex-Falcons kick returner Devin Hester now plays for the Seahawks.

10. Two former Georgia players are on Seattle’s roster: defensive tackles John Jenkins and Garrison Smith.

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