The Falcons were in control of this game pretty much the whole way. Matt Ryan completed 20 of 34 passes for 227 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT. Michael Turner led the way on the ground for the Falcons in this game with 28 carries for 112 yards (4.0 ypc) with 3 TD runs. WR Roddy White (8 rec, 79 yards), Harry Douglas (1 rec, 46 yards) and Tony Gonzalez (4 rec, 28 yards, TD) led the way in the passing game for the Falcons yesterday. The Falcons finished up with 36 carries for 127 yards (3.5 ypc) in this game and they also completed 20 of 34 passes for 200 yards as they had possession of the ball for 34:50.
Safety Thomas DeCoud (9 tackles) and LB Mike Peterson (6 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss, 1 pass defensed and 1 INT) led the way for the Falcons’ D in this game. CB Dunta Robinson (INT) and DEs John Abraham (2 sacks) and Kroy Biermann (2 sacks) also made some huge plays in this game. The Panthers finished up with 212 yards rushing on 28 carries (7.6 ypc) and they also completed 15 of 25 passes for 76 yards. The Falcons are now 11-2 on the year.