Atlanta Falcons Win: Move to 3-0 Despite Ryan's Three Interceptions

Lawrence Cooper
September 29, 2017

"I just wanted to show support for the players and use my right of expression to do that". "I'm pretty sure Atlanta doesn't want to see it changed". Here are three positive takeaways for the Dirty Birds in their game versus the Lions on Sunday. The Raiders (2-0) have quarterback David Carr with five TD passes and zero interceptions so far.

"Julio will be limited, but he'll likely get a good bit of work as he goes through the week", Quinn said. On Sunday, Ryan threw three interceptions for the first time since November 22, 2015, in a 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Tate caught seven passes for 58 yards and a score. It's tough on any team. "Traditionally, we had been a really good red-zone team and we weren't ourselves a year ago, didn't score as much as we'd like to".

Safety Glover Quin has humbly bragged he's faced the NFL's best quarterbacks and wide receivers after almost splitting his eight-plus year career evenly in both conferences. The Lions finally got on the board with a field goal from Matt Prater (55 yards) late in the first quarter.

In Sunday's first NFL game, some players from the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars knelt during the national anthem and others linked arms before their game in London. With the game at 30-26, Matthew Stafford drove the Lions 88 yards in 11 plays with time running out.

Stafford opened the drive hitting Tate for 15 yards, then on the very next play he found TJ Jones passing over the middle for 29 yards. Stafford threw an interception on 2nd-and-30 in Falcons' territory which was negated by a foolish holding penalty on the other side of the field by cornerback Desmond Trufant.

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Yorkshire batsman Gary Ballance , who had lost his test place through a finger injury earlier in the season, was also included. Playing for England has always been a dream of mine and to get the chance in Australia makes it even more special.

Detroit could have done one simple thing to completely avoid the entire runoff situation - they could have thrown the ball in the end zone.

"Win some, you lose some".

The Falcons will play without Pro Bowl linebacker Vic Beasley (hamstring). However, you will have to pay for a subscription to watch the games. That's the NFL. It happens. That, and the fact that the Falcons come into this contest with a +2 turnover ratio.

Atlanta led 20-13 at halftime.

After the game, Lions coach Jim Caldwell was asked if he thought the Lions would have been able to get off one more play on fourth down had the play initially been called short of the goal line. "We did that at the end of last season to get it behind us and focus on football", he said. If his offensive line can hold up against Atlanta's reserve pass rushers (and with Greg Robinson at left tackle, it might not), he could break out the carving knife and serve up some choice cuts. The Lions were missing MLB Jarrad Davis (concussion), C Travis Swanson (ankle), S Tavon Wilson (shoulder) and RB Dwayne Washington (quad).

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