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Michael Turner had a 3-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter to give the Atlanta Falcons a 13-6 lead against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.
Turner's TD capped a six-play, 81-yard drive and put the Falcons in front of the first time with 14:21 left in the game. Turner also had a 43-yard run to set up the go-ahead score.
Before the big gain, Turner had run 11 times for just 24 yards, but a block by Roddy White on linebacker Bruce Carter created the space Turner needed.
Atlanta's Matt Bryant, who missed just two field-goal attempts in 29 chances last year, pushed his first and fourth kicks wide right on Sunday night, but hit his second and third attempts to make it 6-6 at halftime.
Beginning a drive at the 12-yard line with 1:03 left in the second quarter, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan completed a 20-yard pass to Roddy White and a 22-yarder to Tony Gonzalez to set up the field goal.
White became the leading receiver in Atlanta history late in the third quarte...
BEST OF MAXIM
Falcons halfback Michael Turner rumbled his way to 102 yards rushing Sunday in a 19-13 win over the Cowboys.Fantasy Spin:Turner has had an up and down season but is still on pace to rush for over 1,000 yards. He's not one of the league's elite backs anymore but Turner is still a serviceable flex or RB2 option for fantasy owners.
At 3-4, the Dallas Cowboys find themselves tied for 2nd place in the NFC East. Yet, at this point in the season, nobody is looking at that as a success. The Cowboys are a full 2.5 games behind the New York Giants and 1.5 games behind the Green Bay Packers in the Wildcard standings. Can the Cowboys still make the playoffs? Yes. Do they need to beat the Falcons come this Sunday night...
Michael Turner had a tiebreaking 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, Matt Bryant kicked four field goals and the Atlanta Falcons beat the Dallas Cowboys 19-13 on Sunday night to extend their run as the NFL's only unbeaten team.
Turner had 20 carries for 102 yards and Matt Ryan had a season-high 342 yards passing for the Falcons (8-0), who took their first lead on Turner...
The Atlanta Falcons improved to 8-0 on the season with a 19-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football.
Falcons QB Matt Ryan threw for 342 yards while Michael Turner had a good night on the ground with 102 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Meanwhile Cowboys QB Tony Romo threw for 321 yards and a touchdown with WR Kevin Ogletre had three receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown...
Its 11 am MST on a day after the Atlanta Falcons beat the disoriented Dallas Cowboys to go 8-0 for the first time in their franchise history, and the Falcons still aren’t getting any respect. And I’m not about to give them any respect either. At least not now. Just an “Atta Boy”!
I will acknowledge that Matt Ryan has finally elevated his game to that next level, and those...
Dallas nose tackle Jay Ratliff suffered an apparent left leg injury late in the first half of Sunday night's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Ratliff was attempting to put pressure on Falcons linebacker Matt Ryan when he pulled up, favoring his left leg, before falling to his knees.
The Cowboys called timeout to assist Ratliff on the field. He was able to walk off the field...
The last remaining undefeated team in the NFL, the Atlanta Falcons, is looking to complete a perfect first half as they take on the 3-4 Dallas Cowboys.
The Falcons have a large lead in the NFC South, while the Cowboys are attempting to climb back into NFC East race.
Matt Ryan is everyone’s MVP leader so far. Can he keep the magic going against the Cowboys on Sunday night?
To the right side of the Falcons' locker room, in the short corner, there is life.
There is an energy, a cluster of defensive backs each talking over one another. They are an enthusiastic bunch, as players on winning football teams are wont to be, reveling in jokes made funnier via victory. The laughter grows louder with every win.
It's been building for eight weeks.
We all know that Jerry Jones is in charge of the Dallas Cowboys, but sometimes it's difficult to tell who's second-in-command.
Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was acting like Dallas' head coach on Friday when he guaranteed a victory over the undefeated Atlanta Falcons. Typically it's up to head coaches -- like Ryan's twin brother Rex Ryan -- to...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Michael Turner finally found some room to run in the second half. It was just in time for the NFL's last unbeaten team.
Turner had a tiebreaking 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, Matt Bryant kicked four field goals and the Atlanta Falcons beat the Dallas Cowboys 19-13 on Sunday night to protect their perfect record.
Turner had 20 carries for 102 yards...
What Went Right The defense once again was solid this week. Ware got pressure constantly and made sure to leave Matt Ryan’s face print onto the field before the game was over. Ratliff showed signs of him old self and until his injury, he was walling off the middle to Michael Turner and charging into the pocket consistently. McCray has shown that he may be a legitimate option...