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Scoring 34 points on a defense that hadn't allowed more than 31 all season is a good job. The Falcons winning by that margin, moving the ball effectively and eating the clock just makes it better. This was the best the Falcons offense has looked all season.
Taking over at their own 31-yard line, Jacquizz Rodgers brought the ball another two yards down the field. Then Tony Gonzalez got another eight yards for the first down. Rodgers then got stood up in the backfield for a two yard loss.
Michael Turner then took the screen another nine-yards to set up a short third down. Then, Ryan hit Tony Gonzalez again for another first down. A run for a loss by Turner was followed by a Jason Snelling run for eight yards.
On 3rd-and-3 from the Giants 40, Ryan hit Roddy White for a first down and brought it to the 29. They followed that with a Rodgers run for three yards. Antone Smith got his first carry of his career, but it was brought back by a holding call on Gonzalez.
On 2nd-and-17 from the Giants 36, Rodgers got a screen for 13 yards. For 3rd down, Ryan hit Julio Jones for another screen that brought it within the 5-yard line. For 1st-and-goal from the Giants 3, Turner got stuffed for no gain.
The 2nd-and-goal play was a Julio Jones touchdown for three yards. Atlanta just demolished the Giants today, and this drive ate a ton of clock while also scoring another touchdown.
Luke McCown came in on the final drive, and the ball was handed to Jason Snelling right away for seven yards. Then Snelling gained another 11 on another run. Snelling then got stuffed at the line and gained another four yards on the next two rushes.
On 3rd-and-6 from the Giants 13, Snelling gained another 8 yards to ice the game. Chris Redman downed the ball to end the game.
Atlanta opened the first drive with a 3-yard run to Michael Turner. Then on 2nd down, Ryan missed Roddy White wide right. On 3rd-and-7 from their own 23, Ryan hit Harry Douglas for a 10-yard gain to get the first down.
On 1st down, Ryan took his first shot deep and the Giants made a good defensive play on the ball. Then, Michael Turner gained 13 yards on the next play to bring it to the 47. Another short run by Rodgers was followed by a 10-yard quick hitter to Julio Jones.
Then on first down after the short pass to Jones, Ryan hit him deep for a 40-yard touchdown to bring the Falcons up 24 points.
Taking over at their own 26, Michael Turner dropped the ball on first down. Then Jacquizz Rodgers got a 2-yard gain on a play he should have been stopped for a 3-yard loss. Then Ryan hit Harry Douglas on 3rd-and-9 for a 36-yard gain.
Offsetting penalties left the ball at the Giants 37. Turner gained four yards on first down to set up a shorter second down. On 2nd-and-6 from the Giants 33, Julio Jones lost two yards on a screen. On third down, Ryan hit Gonzalez for another 10-yards.
A short Turner run was followed by a Julio Jones 18-yard end around run to bring it to the Giants 7-yard line. A pair of runs by Rodgers brought the ball to the Giants 1-yard line. On third-and-goal, Michael Turner was stuffed at the goalline.
Starting off with a short run to Michael Turner, Tony Gonzalez got a pair of catches to continually move the ball. On 3rd-and-4 from their own 41, Matt Ryan missed Gonzalez and were forced to punt for the first time of the game.
On the second drive, Turner opened it up with a run for nine yards. Then on second down, he wasn't able to pick up the first. On 3rd-and-1 from the Giants 18, Harry Douglas was stopped on an end around to set up the field goal.
Jason Snelling got a first down catch for 14 yards. On first down, Ryan had a goofy looking incompletion. Then on 2nd down, Ryan got sacked by Chris Canty for a 5-yard loss.
On 3rd-and-20 from their own 35 after a false start by Justin Blalock, Ryan hit Snelling for a short gain and punted it away again. Jacquizz Rodgers ran the ball for a short gain and then Ryan downed the ball to end the half.
The first drive was great. Four quick runs by Michael Turner for 16 yards and a touchdown showed that Turner could still be the guy this year.
After a short pass to Julio Jones and a run left by Turner, Roddy White caught the 3rd-and-4 pass for the first down. A short run by Jacquizz Rodgers was followed by a Mike Cox catch for first down. Then another Rodger run on a draw was followed by a deep strike to Harry Douglas to bring it within the 15.
On first-and-10 from the 11, Turner gained another 3 yards. For second down, Ryan hit Jason Snelling for a loss on the screen. Then on 3rd-and-11 from the 12, Ryan hit Tony Gonzalez for a touchdown pass to go up 14-0.