Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 10/22/14
ATLANTA FALCONS (4-0) AT WASHINGTON REDSKINS (2-2) SERIES FALCONS REDSKINS SERIES LEADER 14-6-1 STREAKS 3 of past 4 5 of past 8 COACHES VS. OPP. Smith: 1-0 Shanahan: 4-2 LAST WEEK W 30-28 vs. Panthers W 24-22 at Buccaneers LAST GAME 11/8/09: Redskins 17 at Falcons 31. Atlanta opens 24-3 halftime lead en route to victory. Falcons RB Michael Turner rushes for 166 yards & 2 TDs while CB Tye Hill adds 62-yd. INT-TD. LAST GAME AT SITE 12/3/06: Falcons 24, Redskins 14. Atlanta RB Jerious Norwood rushes for 107 yards, including 69-yard TD, as Falcons erase 14-0 1st-quarter deficit. BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Sam Rosen, John Lynch, Jennifer Hale. SIRIUS: 117 (Atl.), 113 (Was.). XM: 229 (Was.). STATS PASSING Ryan: 102-147-1,162-11 (1C)-2-112.1 (1L) Griffin III (R): 86-124-1,070-4-1-103.2 (2C) RUSHING Turner: 55-257-4.7-2 Morris (R): 82-376 (3C)-4.6-4 (T1L) RECEIVING White: 27-413 (2C)-15.3-3 (T3C) F. Davis (TE): 15-212-14.1-0 OFFENSE 365.3 421.8 (1C) TAKE/GIVE +10 (1L) +7 (T3L) DEFENSE 353.3 415.3 SACKS Abraham: 3 Kerrigan: 3.5 INTs DeCoud: 3 (T2L) 5 tied: 1 PUNTING Bosher: 44.8 Rocca: 46.1 KICKING Bryant: 40 (13/13 PAT; 9/9 FG) Cundiff: 33 (15/15 PAT; 6/10 FG) NOTES FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN leads NFL with 112.1 rating. In career, Falcons are 27-0 when Ryan has 100+ rating (4-0 in 2012). When Ryan has 3+ TD passes, team is 14-0 (3-0 in 2012). RB MICHAEL TURNER rushed for 166 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. When Turner has 100+ yards & 2+ TDs, his teams are 9-0. Rushed for 103 yards last week & had 60-yard TD reception, 1st career rec. TD… WR RODDY WHITE had 8 catches for 169 yards (21.1 avg.) & 2 TDs last week. Since 2007, has 498 rec., most in NFC. In 9 career road games, WR JULIO JONES has 51 catches for 919 yards (102.1 per game) & 8 TDs. Has 100+ rec. yards in 6 of past 8 on road. Aims for 5th road game in row with TD. Has 6 rec. TDs in past 4 road games. TE TONY GONZALEZ has TD in 2 of 3 career games vs. Was. Has 98 rec. TDs & needs 2 for 100… DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 115 sacks, most among active players. Has 2.5 sacks in 3 meetings. Had sack & FF in Week 4.LB SEAN WEATHERSPOON had sack last week. DT VANCE WALKER had sack & FF in Week 4. REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III leads NFL rookies & ranks 4th overall with 103.2 rating, completing 86 of 124 (69.4 pct.) for 1,070 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT. Leads NFL QBs with 252 rush yards & 4 TDs. His 4 rush TDs are tied for most by any player. RB ALFRED MORRIS leads NFL rookies with 376 rush yards & ties for 1st among all players with 4 rush TDs. Redskins are 1st team in NFL history with 2 rookies (Griffin, Morris) with 4+ rush TDs in team’s 1st 4 games. WR PIERRE GARCON avg. 25.8 yards per catch. WR LEONARD HANKERSON aims for 4th in row with 50+ rec. yards. WR SANTANA MOSS has 12 catches for 170 yards (85 per game) & TD (42 yards) in 2 career meetings. TE FRED DAVIS aims for 3rd in row with 70+ rec. yards. Offense has scored 10 TDs in red zone, 2nd most in NFC. CB DE ANGELO HALL was drafted by Atl. in 1st round of 2004 Draft (No. 8 overall). Played 4 seasons with Falcons (2004-07) & had 17 INTs. Had INT last week. LB RYAN KERRIGAN had sack last week & aims for 5th in row with 0.5+ sack.
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