Falcons Down Denver 27-21 - Match Report
|Falcons Down Denver 27-21 - Match Report|
The Broncos were burned by Roddy White for 102 receiving yards on Monday as the Falcons picked up a 27-21 win at Georgia Dome.
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 49.5.
Matt Ryan completed 24 of 36 pass attempts for 219 yards and 2 TDs for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Willis McGahee rushed for 113 yards for Denver, while Lance Ball added 4 yards. Peyton Manning threw for 241 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker had 78 and 53 yards respectively.
Atlanta lost the offensive yardage battle to Denver 336-275 yards in Monday's game. Denver had more first downs as that total ended up 24-22.
Denver lost the time of possession battle 32:40/27:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face San Diego looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Houston.