Patriots vs Falcons Final: 28-10 - Recap
|Patriots vs Falcons Final: 28-10 - Recap|
The Falcons came up short against the Patriots in P2 action on Thursday, falling 28-10 at Georgia Dome.
The Patriots were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 38.5.
Brian Hoyer completed 8 of 15 pass attempts for 94 yards and 1 TD for the Patriots in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Antone Smith rushed for 44 yards for Atlanta, while Michael Turner added 32 yards. John Parker Wilson threw for 98 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Justin Peelle and Troy Bergeron had 30 and 28 yards respectively.
New England outgained Atlanta 299-266 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-17 by the Patriots.
The time of possession battle favored New England as their offense was on the field for 31:58, longer than the 28:02 of their opponents.
Next game, New England takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Miami.