Falcons vs Redskins Final: 24-17 - Recap
|Falcons vs Redskins Final: 24-17 - Recap|
Matt Ryan threw for 345 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Falcons over Washington 24-17 on Sunday in Week 5 action at FedExField.
Bettors who backed the Falcons were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 51.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 67 yards, while Harry Douglas added 5 yards in the win. Tony Gonzalez and Julio Jones added 123 and 94 receiving yards respectively.
Alfred Morris rushed for 115 yards for Washington, while Robert Griffin III added 7 yards. Kirk Cousins threw for 111 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Santana Moss and Fred Davis had 80 and 54 yards respectively.
Washington was outgained by Atlanta 421-316 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-12 by the Falcons.
Washington lost the time of possession battle 37:01/22:59, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raiders. The Redskins will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.