Falcons Down San Diego 27-3 - Match Report
Atlanta got 3 passing strikes from Matt Ryan en route to a 27-3 victory over San Diego on Sunday in Week 3 action at Qualcomm Stadium.
The Falcons were a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 47.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 80 yards, while Jacquizz Rodgers added 32 yards in the win. Tony Gonzalez and Julio Jones added 91 and 67 receiving yards respectively.
Jackie Battle rushed for 55 yards for San Diego, while Ryan Mathews added 44 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 173 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Malcom Floyd and Robert Meachem had 52 and 43 yards respectively.
Atlanta outgained San Diego 384-280 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-15 by the Falcons.
San Diego lost the time of possession battle 36:14/23:46, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Chargers will aim to get back on the winning track at Kansas City.