Originally posted on Falcons Locker  |  Last updated 10/2/11
The Atlanta Falcons are lucky that they controlled the football so long in this game because the Seahawks offense was moving the ball at will late in this game.  Matt Ryan was solid today as he completed 28 of 42 passes for 291 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 4 times for 26 yards (6.5 ypc) in this game.  Michael Turner had a heavy workload as he carried the ball 26 times for 70 yards (2.7 ypc) with 2 TD runs.  He also caught 2 passes for 18 yards (9.0 avg) in this game.  Rookie RB Jacquizz Rodgers pitched in with 25 yards rushing on 6 carries (4.2 ypc).  Rodgers also caught 1 pass for 10 yards.  Rookie WR Julio Jones led the way in the passing game for the Falcons with 11 grabs for 127 yards (11.5 avg).  TE Tony Gonzalez (7 rec, 56 yards, TD) and WR Roddy White (6 rec, 78 yards) also had solid games for the Falcons.  The Falcons finished up with 121 yards rushing on 36 carries (3.4 ypc) and they also completed 28 of 42 passes (66.7%) for 291 yards as they ...
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