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Atlanta Falcons

Stadium: Georgia Dome | Coach: Mike Smith
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense1st121.3 (14th)333.7 (1st)
Defense26th124.3 (21st)262.7 (24th)

Last Game

Thu, September 18
Georgia Dome
on CBS Sports
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Atlanta Falcons

Game Leaders

Passing: M. Glennon (17-24, 121)
Rushing: B. Rainey (11-41)
Receiving: B. Rainey (7-64)

Passing: M. Ryan (21-24, 286)
Rushing: S. Jackson (14-54)
Receiving: J. Jones (9-161)


Sun Sep 7
W 37 - 34NO
Sun Sep 14
L 24 - 10at CIN
Thu Sep 18
W 56 - 14TB
4:25 pm EDT
Sun Sep 28
at MIN
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 5
at NYG
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 12
1:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 19
at BAL
9:30 am EDT
Sun Oct 26
1:00 pm EST
Sun Nov 9
at TB
1:00 pm EST
Sun Nov 16
at CAR
1:00 pm EST
Sun Nov 23
4:05 pm EST
Sun Nov 30
8:30 pm EST
Mon Dec 8
at GB
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 14
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 21
at NO
1:00 pm EST
Sun Dec 28


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Tests on Harry Douglas' foot come back clean
by R.J. White |

Falcons head coach Mike Smith said Friday morning that tests on the injured foot of wide receiver Harry Douglas came back clean, reports.

"We've got a couple of days to get some treatment," Smith said. "And we'll have an injury report on Wednesday."

Douglas caught two passes for 14 yards and a touchdown Thursday before coming out of the game with the foot injury. He did not return. The team will update his playing status for Week 4's game against the Vikings next week.

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Matt Bryant misses only field goal, still puts up points
by Chris Cwik |

Falcons kicker Matt Bryant managed points despite missing his only field goal attempt.

With time running out in the second quarter, Bryant lined up for a 59 yard attempt. He missed wide left. While that was the only field goal attempt he received, Bryant actually got a ton of work. He hit all eight of his extra point attempts, finding a way to put points on the board.

Bryant will take on the Vikings Week 4. 

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Falcons DST wrecks havoc on Bucs Thursday
by Chris Cwik |

The Falcons DST had a big game Thursday against the Buccaneers. 

Atlanta held the Bucs without a score until 8:46 was left in the game. The team was already ahead 56-0 at that point. Some of those points came as a result of strong defensive play. Atlanta managed one defensive touchdown after picking off Josh McCown. Devin Hester also returned a punt, putting Atlanta on the board for a second time. Overall, the team forced five fumbles, four of which were recovered. 

Atlanta will look for more Week 4 against the Vikings. 

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Falcons backups get on the board Thursday
by Chris Cwik |

The Falcons backups made an impact Thursday against the Buccaneers.

With the team up by a ton, Atlanta started using their subs in the third quarter. Jacquizz Rodgers received five carries for 6 yards. Rodgers also caught a pass for 3 yards.

Eric Weems seemed to be the biggest beneficiary, hauling in four passes for 69 yards. Fullback Patrick DiMarco gained 35 yards on three catches. Levine Toilolo also contributed, catching two passes for 25 yards. Courtney Roby picked up 11 yards on one reception. 

They'll take on the Vikings Week 4. 

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Harry Douglas picks up a score before leaving
by Chris Cwik |

Falcons receiver Harry Douglas manages to catch a touchdown before exiting Thursday's game.

Douglas caught two balls for 14 yards. He hauled in a 3 yard score on the team's first drive of the game. He injured himself with four minutes left in the second quarter, and did not return to the game. 

If Douglas can play, he'll take on the Vikings Week 4. 

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