Found November 21, 2011 on Falcons Locker:
The Atlanta Falcons played a complete game yesterday and the result was a nice home win over the Titans.  Matt Ryan was very solid for the Falcons yesterday as he completed 22 of 32 passes for 316 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  Michael Turner was also very effective with 21 carries for 100 yards (4.8 ypc) with 1 TD run in this game.  WR Roddy White (7 rec, 147 yards), TE Tony Gonzalez (5 rec, 74 yards, TD) and WR Harry Douglas (4 rec, 51 yards) led the way for the Falcons in the passing game.  The Falcons finished up with 116 yards rushing on 36 carries (3.2 ypc) and they also completed 22 of 32 passes (68.8%) for 316 yards as they had possession of the ball for 36:59. The Falcons were awesome against the run and pretty good against the pass until the end of the game.  CB Chris Owens (7 tackles), LB Curtis Lofton (6 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss and 1 pass defensed) and CB Dunta Robinson (3 tackles, 3 passes defensed and 1 interception) led the way for the Falcons on D yesterday. ...

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