The Falcons continued practicing Wednesday for Saturday’s divisional playoff game against Seattle. Julio Jones was a full participatant in practice and that matchup is drawing a lot of attention in the national media. Hugh said: “I’m looking forward to the game in general; that’s just one of the matchups that adds to the excitement of this game.”
The Braves continued to make moves as they traded Mallex Smith and Shae Simmons to the Mariners for left-handed pitching prospects. Not long after the trade, Smith was again traded to the Tampa Bay Rays.