Recap - Falcons Defeat Washington 27-26
|Recap - Falcons Defeat Washington 27-26|
Steven Jackson ran through the Washington defense for 2 TDs as Atlanta handed the Redskins a 27-26 defeat on Sunday at Georgia Dome.
The Falcons earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 50.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Matt Ryan completed 29 of 38 pass attempts for 210 yards and 1 TD for the Falcons in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Redskins defense.
Alfred Morris rushed for 98 yards for Washington, while Roy Helu Jr. added 5 yards. Kirk Cousins threw for 381 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Pierre Garcon and Aldrick Robinson had 129 and 99 yards respectively.
Atlanta was outgained by Washington 476-243 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Redskins.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:52/26:08 split in that important category.
Atlanta heads into a Week 16 battle against the 49ers. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.