Falcons Fall 31-17 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap
The Eagles got a 3-TD performance from Kevin Kolb as Philadelphia handed Atlanta a 31-17 defeat on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Philadelphia was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 43.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
LeSean McCoy rushed for 64 yards, while DeSean Jackson added 44 yards in the win. Jeremy Maclin and Jason Avant added 159 and 62 receiving yards respectively.
Michael Turner rushed for 45 yards for Atlanta, while Jason Snelling added 17 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 250 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Michael Jenkins and Roddy White had 99 and 83 yards respectively.
Atlanta was outgained by Philadelphia 474-293 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-20 by the Eagles.
Atlanta lost the time of possession battle 34:03/25:57, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Titans. The Falcons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cincinnati.