Found November 20, 2011 on FalcFans:
Abraham sacks Locker The Falcons rebounded from last week’s tough loss with a strong 23-17 win over the Tennessee Titans at home. The Falcons record moves to 6-4, as they attempt to keep pace down the stretch in the NFC playoff race. Matt Ryan led the team, completing 22 of 32 passes for 316 yards and a touchdown. Michael Turner had 100 yards on the ground on 21 carries (4.8 avg) and a touchdown. In the air, Roddy White led receivers with 7 catches for 147 yards. Tony Gonzalez caught 5 passes for 74 yards and a touchdown. Harry Douglas added 4 catches for 51 yards. Matt Bryant connected on 3 field goals of 19, 33, and 24 yards on the day. Matt Bosher punted twice for an average of 33 yards with both kicks placed inside the 20-yard line. Eric Weems returned a pair of punts for 27 yards. The offense was not at its most crisp on the day, only converting 4 of 12 third down attempts and scoring only 2 touchdowns in 6 redzone trips. Turner also had the team’s lone turnover with a fumble n...

Despite Locker Rally, Falcons Finish The Job

The Atlanta Falcons were able to hang on after the Titans turn to Jake Locker, who starts to lead a comeback, but the Falcons' offense makes the plays it needs to late, and win 23-17.

Locker throws 2 TDs, Titans fall to Falcons, 23-17

Jake Locker threw two touchdown passes in a comeback attempt that fell short, giving the Tennessee Titans a promising first extended look at their quarterback of the future in Sunday's 23-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Atlanta Falcons 23, Tennessee Titans 17

The Titans looked like they were sleepwalking until Matt Hasselbeck injured his forearm.  Jake Locker revived the team and he almost brought them all the way back in this game.  Hasselbeck completed 13 of 25 passes for 124 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 1 time for 17 yards in this game.  Jake Locker was sharp as he completed 9 of 19 passes for 140...

Locker replaces injured Hasselbeck as Titans attempt comeback

The Titans are seeing what their rookie first-round quarterback can do, but not for the reasons they’d want. Jake Locker is in at quarterback for Tennessee after starter Matt Hasselbeck left the game with what appeared to be an elbow or forearm injury. Hasselbeck was standing on the sideline with ice on his arm and…

Falcons vs Titans – Postgame Falcons Grades

Each week after every game, win or lose, I will grade the performance of the Falcons’ Offense, Defense, Special Teams and coaches.Offense (B) - Between the 20′s the Falcons Offense was very efficient, getting most drives throughout the game into Titans territory. QB Matt Ryan was absolutely on fire and produced one of his best games of the season. What helped Matt was the...

Titans' Hasselbeck will start if healthy, despite Locker's success

Titans rookie QB Jake Locker played well in place of injured starter Matt Hasselbeck, but coach Mike Munchak said Hasselbeck is the man if he's healthy.

Clash with the Titans: Falcons Win 23-17

         The Atlanta Falcons got back to their winning ways yesterday, beating the Tennessee Titans by a score of 23-17. Atlanta got the scoring going early in the first quarter when quarterback Matt Ryan hit tight end Tony Gonzalez for a 17-yard touchdown, giving the team a 7-0 advantage with 10:41 left in the first. Two second quarter field goals by Matt Bryant gave the...

Titans comeback fails as Falcons prevail 23-17

For most of today's game, it looked like the Atlanta Falcons might run away with today's game at the Georgia Dome. Behind the improvisational passing skills of Jake Locker, though, the Titans cut what had been a 20-point deficit to six late in the fourth quarter. The Falcons, though, were able to salt the game away and came through with a 23-17 victory.The Titans had a particularly...

Roddy White turns in his best game of the season

Falcons wide receiver Roddy White gets past Titans Michael Griffin in the end zone but can't hold on to the pass from Matt Ryan during 2nd half action. Curtis Compton / By Chris Vivlamore   Roddy White knew things might go his way. He made the most of them. White caught a season-high 147 yards on seven receptions in Sunday’s 23-17 victory over the Titans...
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