Mon, Sep 16, 2019 | Rob Otto
2019-09-15 -- The Falcons overcome the Eagles at home for a 24 to 20 win.
Grinding it out with Carson Wentz at runningback, the Eagles scored 20 points on the road. Carson Wentz threw for 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions against the Falcons defense with 25 competitions on 43 attempts for 231 yards. Nelson Agholor caught for 1 touchdown against the Falcons secondary on 8 attempts for 107 yards. Carson Wentz rushed for 1 touchdown against the Falcons defense on 3 attempts for 3 yards. The Eagles rushed against Falcons with 21 rush attempts for 49 yards. The Eagles went 9 for 18 on converting third downs.
In their hometown, the Falcons scored 24 points with Ito Smith leading the rushing out of the backfield. Matt Ryan threw for 320 yards on 43 attempts for 27 competitions; in the game, the quarterback tossed for 3 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Julio Jones caught for 2 touchdowns against the Eagles secondary on 5 catches for 106 yards. Ito Smith ran on 4 attempts against the Eagles with a total of 32 yards and 0 rushing touchdowns. The Falcons ran on a total 17 attempts against the Eagles with a total of 57 yards. The Falcons had a total of 367 yards against the Eagles with 19 first downs and possession time of 27:06.
Posted at Mon, September 16, 2019 06:48:17 MST