Falcons Fall to Cardinals, 27-13

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The Atlanta defense had no answer for Harry Douglas, but it would prove not enough to avoid a tough defeat for the Falcons against the Cardinals, 27-13, in Glendale.

Matt Ryan was hampered by turnovers, taking away from a 34 for 61 and 301 yards and four picks, he also added one touchdown. Carson Palmer finished 13 for 18 with 172 yards passing, two touchdowns and one pick for the Cardinals.

Steven Jackson gained six yards on 11 carries. Douglas was a top performer, snagging 12 balls for 121 yards.

The Atlanta defense managed to slow down the passing attack, but could not slow down the running game, allowing 147 yards passing and 201 rushing. They sacked Palmer three times.

Cardinals running back Andre Ellington had a big game, putting up 154 yards rushing and one touchdown.

The Falcons travel to Charlotte next week to meet the Panthers (4-3) while the Cardinals are at home to take on the Texans (2-5).


Falcons Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

D

65

M. Ryan

34

61

265

1

4


Cardinals Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C

76

C. Palmer

13

18

147

2

1


Falcons Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

D

65

M. Ryan

QB

1

13

13.0

0

-

-

J. Rodgers

RB

2

8

4.0

0

D

66

S. Jackson

RB

11

6

.5

0


Cardinals Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

A. Ellington

RB

15

154

10.3

1

D+

70

S. Taylor

RB

14

38

2.7

0

C

76

C. Palmer

QB

1

9

9.0

0


Falcons Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

99

H. Douglas

WR

12

121

10.1

0

B+

90

D. Davis

WR

5

77

15.4

1

C

74

D. Johnson

WR

4

40

10.0

0


Cardinals Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C

75

T. Williams

WR

1

51

51.0

0

B-

80

L. Fitzgerald

WR

4

48

12.0

1

C

75

M. Floyd

WR

3

30

10.0

1


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