Found September 30, 2012 on
San Diego Chargers
New York Giants
The Atlanta Falcons welcome the rival Carolina Panthers to the Georgia Dome in a crucial NFC South match-up. The Falcons are coming off a huge win against Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers. In that game, Matt Ryan completed 75% of his passes for 275 yards. He also threw three more touchdowns while leading his team to the decisive victory. Also leading the way for the Falcons was Michael Turner. Turner returned to form with 80 rush yards on 14 carries while scoring one touchdown.Possibly the biggest achievement for the Falcons came on the defensive side of the ball. The Falcons D allowed only 3 points while limiting Philip Rivers to 173 yards on 55% completion and forcing 2 interceptions. If the Falcons want to prove to the rest of the NFL that they are a legit contender for the Super Bowl, they are going to have to hold the Panthers and Cam Newton in check on Sunday.The Falcons offense comes into this game averaging just over 31 points per game. Matt Ryan, who is the ...
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Philip Rivers threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the San Diego Chargers capitalized on six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.
Five of the Chiefs' turnovers came in the first half, when San Diego (3-1) raced to a 27-6 lead. The Chargers coasted the rest of the way to sole possession of first place in the AFC West.
Matt Cassel threw for 251...
Matt Ryan has firmly cemented himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL with his stunning come-from-behind victory against Cam Newton and the Panthers on Sunday. Ryan came into this game as the highest-rated QB in the league while leading the Falcons to an undefeated record of 3-0. Many thought the Falcons would easily run and throw all over the Panthers in this game. ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Its as if Michael Turner started the 2012 season under new offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter by dipping his toe in the water to check the temperature to see how it suited him.
Thirty-two yards in the first game followed 42 in the second for the player who led the NFC in rushing last season. But over the last two games, Turner has gotten the Falcons running...
The Atlanta Falcons are an imperfect 4-0.
That was the message from coach Mike Smith on Monday, one day after Atlanta's 30-28 win over Carolina.
Matt Ryan, whose health is crucial to the Falcons' continued success, was sacked a career-high seven times. Smith says pass protection must improve but the line doesn't deserve all the blame.
Smith says the defense gave up...
Right now, Matt Ryan is head and shoulders above the rest of the NFL in the MVP race. Granted, they’ve only played three games but it seems like he has refocused and started utilizing all of his weapons surrounding him on offense. Cam Newton, on the other hand, has struggled mightily thus far in 2012. With his Panthers off to a 1-2 start and coming off of an embarassing loss at...
Matt Bryant drove in a 40-yard game-winning field goal with five seconds remaining after a desperation throw from Matt Ryan in his own endzone somehow found Roddy White and the Atlanta Falcons escaped the upset bid from the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 30-28.Cam Newton bounced back from his miserable showing against the Giants and threw for 215 yards and two touchdowns to go along...
You remember this catch? Of course you do, FAITHFUL READER. It was at the end of the first half of the Sunday Night game in 2006. It is the only time the Chargers have beaten the Steelers since the 1994 AFC Championship game. It was the first time we saw that Philip Rivers could truly pass the Chargers to a win. Malcom Floyd would also go on to prove himself as the Chargers...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers couldn't have asked for a more generous host.
Philip Rivers threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the AFC West-leading Chargers took advantage of six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.
Five of the turnovers came in the first half, when San Diego (3-1) raced to a 27-6 lead, and the Chargers turned...
The Carolina Panthers head into Atlanta to take on a new-look Falcons' team that is playing like a true Super Bowl contender. On the flip side, the Panthers are a long ways away from living up to their self-made preseason hype of making it to the big dance.Heading into Week 4, the Falcons are one of three teams that remain undefeated, with the others being the Texans and the...
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The Buffalo Bills get a 21-7 lead on the Patriots and then the Pats come back. Captain America had a few choice words for the fans in Orchard Park...
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The San Diego Chargers know how important ball security is in the National Football League. They have stressed it with quarterback Philip Rivers, as he has worked to make better decisions on offense. But while Rivers was never in jeopardy of losing snaps or being benched, the same cannot be said for starting and oft injured running back Ryan Mathews.
Chargers GM A.J. Smith is a big...
Even former Falcons are getting arrested now. AJC.com reports that former Atlanta Falcons DB Ray Buchanan was arrested Sunday Night for DUI and Speeding. An officer observed Buchanan weaving in and out of traffic without using a turn signal while going 95 MPH at 3am. After the officer put on his police lights signaling for Buchanan to pull over, he drove another quarter mile while...