The Rams had a 17-16 lead with 11:56 left in the third quarter before the Falcons got serious rolling off the last 18 points in this game. Matt Ryan was solid in completing 26 of 39 passes for 253 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs. Michael Turner led the way on the ground for the Falcons in this game with 131 yards rushing on 28 carries (4.7 ypc) with a TD run. Roddy White (9 rec, 83 yards), Michael Jenkins (5 rec, 58 yards), Tony Gonzalez (4 rec, 46 yards), Justin Peelle (2 rec, 14 yards, TD) and Brian Finneran (1 rec, 12 yards, TD) all pitched in for the Falcons in the passing game. The Falcons finished up with 138 yards rushing on 31 carries (4.5 ypc) and they also completed 26 of 39 passes for 253 yards as they had possession of the ball for 35:55.
The defense put up a decent effort in this game but they were helped by the offense who were hogging the ball. The Rams finished up with 71 yards rushing on 12 carries (5.9 ypc) and they also completed 27 of 42 passes for 233 yards. The Falcons are now 8-2 on the year.