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Atlanta Falcons (2-0)


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Week 3 GameScout: Falcons at Lions

(TSX / STATS) -- ATLANTA FALCONS (2-0) AT DETROIT LIONS (2-0)

KICKOFF: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Ford Field. TV: FOX, Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin (field reporter).

SERIES HISTORY: 37th regular-season meeting. Lions lead series, 24-12. One memorable meeting between these two teams came in 2012, when Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 225 yards to break Jerry Rice's season receiving record. The Falcons won 31-18, but Johnson passed Rice's mark on a 26-yard pass from Matthew Stafford in the fourth quarter.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Atlanta 2001.000
Carolina 2001.000
Tampa Bay 1001.000
New Orleans 020.000
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Ryan573
Pass TDs: M. Ryan2
Rush Yds: D. Freeman121
Rush TDs: D. Freeman3
Rec Yds: J. Jones174
Rec TDs: T. Coleman1
Int: D. Trufant1
Sacks: V. Beasley Jr.2.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 736 (10)
Passing Yards: 573 (9)
Rushing Yards: 205 (16)
Points per game: 28.5 (8)
Yards per game: 368.0 (9)
Touchdowns: 5 (7)
Field Goals: 5 (6)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 668 (21)
Passing Yards: 556 (26)
Rushing Yards: 184 (16)
Points per game: 20.0 (13)
Yards per game: 334.0 (20)
Touchdowns: 5 (21)
Field Goals: 2 (8)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/21 J. Vellano active/prac. squad
9/21 D. Olatoye cut
9/19 J. Pressley pract. squad del
9/19 T. Tupou pract. squad add
9/11 J. Keyes cut
9/11 J. Keyes off IR undisclosed
9/6 T. Knight pract. squad add
9/6 T. Tupou pract. squad del
9/5 J. Tripp signed One-year contract (through 2017)
9/5 J. Douglas pract. squad add
Injuries
Date Player Status
9/24 V. Beasley Jr. hamstring (Out)
9/24 R. Schraeder concussion (Out)
9/24 C. Upshaw ankle, knee (Out)
9/24 T. Ward neck, shoulder (Out)
9/17 B. Hill ankle (Questionable)
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