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NFL Week 15 Picks And Predictions: The Experts Weigh In On The Falcons-Seahawks Winner

It's officially impossible to fly under the radar. We can all stop trying. The NFL is aware of the Atlanta Falcons and every week there'll be a bullseye on their chest until the final gun sounds in Arlington on February 6. That's the result of starting a season 11-2 while riding a seven-game winning streak. Will the Falcons magical season continue in Seattle or will the ride hit a bump on their way to the finish line? The NFL experts from around the interwebs have your answer.

Source Winner Notes
ESPN Consensus Falcons Seth Wickersham loves to build suspense and is the only expert (nine-of-10) to pick against the Falcons.
Yahoo Sports Consensus Falcons A clean sweep from all four experts for an Atlanta victory over Seattle.
CBS Sports Consensus Falcons Everyone (5-for-5) at CBS Sports is on board for the Falcons winning their 12th game of the season.
Fanhouse Falcons Dave Goldberg likes the Falcons to win but the Seahawks to cover in a 23-20 contest.
What If Sports Falcons The Falcons won over 63 percent of the simulations with an average score of 21 to 17.
Sports Illustrated Falcons Peter King: Fourth roadie in five weeks for the Atlantans. They've won in the Central (St. Louis, Green Bay at home), Eastern (at Tampa and Carolina), and now they take the six-hour jaunt diagonally across America to Seattle, traveling Friday and working out at Qwest Saturday, hoping to take the 12th Man out of the game early. The 6-7 Seahawks have everything to play for, and Pete Carroll will have the bitterness of the disaster at Candlestick expunged by kickoff. But it won't be enough to beat a better team. Falcons 24, Seahawks 20.
USA Today Falcons All eight experts like the Falcons with three of them really liking the Falcons by making them the "lock of the week."
Sporting News Falcons All six experts picked the Falcons to beat the Seahawks. Sporting News employs seven experts but Todd Wright hasn't made his picks and we wait for no one.

Only one expert among the ones we tracked picked the Seahawks to pull the upset. However, it's worth noting that quite a few of them liked the Seahawks to cover. I do think this game will be close into the fourth quarter. The Falcons don't blow many teams out - seven of their 11 wins have come by less than one-score - and Qwest Field is a tough place to play. We'll say, Falcons 27, Seahawks 16.

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