Originally posted on ajc.com  |  Last updated 10/10/11

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 15: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons drops back to throw a pass against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 15, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Packers linemen Erik Walden (from left) Ryan Pickett, and Desmond Bishop celebrate knocking down Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, breaking up a third down pass attempt. Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com FLOWERY BRANCH – The highlight of today’s press conference was coach Mike Smith’s detailed analysis on how the offense got side-tracked against the Packers. (A must read for all you play-calling is weak folks.) Basically, there’s nothing wrong with the play calling. The offense shot itself in the foot with untimely penalties. Well read it all for yourself. Here’s what he had to say: Opening Statement: Obviously, not the outcome that we wanted last night. We didn’t make the plays that we need to make, in terms of going down the stretch, and we didn’t get the outcome that we wanted. On the offense’s play after the first two drives: The opening drive, we had a 13 play, 80 yard drive. We moved the ball very efficiently and effectively down the field, scored a …
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