The Falcons escaped the Redskins, 27-26, at home.
Matt Ryan completed the game 29 for 38 with 210 yards passing, one touchdown, one pick and one fumble. In comparison, Kirk Cousins had a much better day for the Redskins, going 29 for 45 with 381 yards passing, three touchdowns, two picks and one fumble.
Steven Jackson put points on the scoreboard for the Falcons, rushing for 38 yards on 15 attempts with two touchdowns. Tony Gonzalez was a highlight, pulling in six balls for 62 yards with a touchdown.
The Atlanta defense allowed 103 yards rushing and 381 passing. They were able to bring down Cousins for one sack.
Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon had a big day with 129 receiving yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Aldrick Robinson also had a good game with 99 receiving yards.
Next week, the Falcons travel to San Francisco to face the 49ers (10-4) while the Redskins are at home against the Cowboys (7-6).
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