Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/7/12
LANDOVER, Md. -- The Atlanta Falcons arrived at FedEx Field as the NFC's only unbeaten team and left with that same distinction. They knocked Washington Redskins hot-shot rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III out of the game. They overcame two turnovers to take the lead in the fourth quarter, but gave it back before rallying to beat the Redskins 24-17 on Michael Turner's 13-yard run up the middle with 2:46 remaining. Dunta Robinson's interception of rookie backup Kirk Cousins' pass for Fred Davis 53 seconds later sealed the triumph that gave Atlanta its first 5-0 start. "Games are going to be close in this league and you have to win the close ones," said Atlanta coach Mike Smith, whose unbeaten NFC South front-runner has won three of its five games by no more than a touchdown. All five of Washington's games have been decided by a score, but the Redskins are 2-3. The Falcons left Santana Moss uncovered with 12:23 left and the veteran receiver turned a throw over the middle...
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