Originally posted on Blogging Dirty  |  Last updated 11/27/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 22: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons runs the ball against the New York Giants on November 22, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants defeated the Falcons 34-31 in overtime. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
To use the old English cliche, it certainly was a game of two halves when the Falcons and Vikings met on Sunday afternoon.At halftime, the Falcons were cruising and looked in total control being 17-0 ahead. Dominant drives from the Falcons offense made it look easy against a Vikings defense that struggled to pressure Matt Ryan. Svitek in particular had a terrific game not allowing Jared Allen anywhere near Ryan for the entire game.Despite the Falcons feeling comfortable, they were given several injury concerns on Defense. CB Brent Grimes left the game with the re aggravation of the knee injury that had made him questionable in the first place for the game. Dunta Robinson and Stephen Nicholas both also spent time on the bench through injury.These injuries on top of CB Kelvin Hayden being out stretched the Falcons very thin in the secondary. In the second half this lack of depth started to hurt the Falcons. A long pass play from Ponder to Harvin, should have be cut out by Franks and O...
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