The offense didn’t look too good for the Falcons last night but it was the D that won this game. Linebacker Curtis Lofton led the way for the Falcons last night with 11 tackles including 2 tackles for a loss. CB Chevis Jackson pitched in with six tackles last night. The Dolphins finished up with only 46 yards rushing (2.6 ypc) and 195 yards passing in this game. The defense did a good job of holding the Dolphins down and getting off the field as the Fins only had the ball for 26:52 last night.
Matt Ryan was so-so last night as he completed 13 of 26 passes for 103 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT. Chris Redman was a little bit better as he finished up the game by completing 5 of 8 passes for 56 yards with 1 TD pass. Michael Turner led the way on the ground for the Falcons in this game with 47 yards rushing on 16 carries (2.9 ypc). Jerious Norwood (5 car, 22 yards) and Jason Snelling (5 car, 22 yards) also helped out on the ground. Roddy White led the way in the passing game with 6 grabs for 47 yards (7.8 avg) with a TD. Harry Douglas (4 rec, 41 yards) and Brian Finneran (1 rec, 5 yards, TD) also helped out the cause for the Falcons in the air. The Falcons finished up with 102 yards rushing (2.8 ypc) and 159 yards passing in this game. The Falcons improve to 2-1 on the pre-season.