ATLANTA (AP) - Backup cornerback Christopher Owens is inactive for the Falcons in Sunday's divisional playoff game against Seattle with a hamstring ailment.
Atlanta's starting lineup includes defensive end John Abraham (ankle), safety William Moore (hamstring) and cornerback Dunta Robinson (concussion).
Falcons backup safety Charles Mitchell (calf) also is active.
Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch, who had been listed as probable with a foot injury, is starting. Cornerback Byron Maxwell (hamstring) is not playing.
Rookie defensive end Bruce Irvin is making his first career start for Seattle. Irvin is replacing sacks leader Chris Clemons, who was injured his left knee in last Sunday's playoff win over Washington.
Defensive end Patrick Chukwurah, signed by the Seahawks on Wednesday, is active.
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