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Broncos vs Falcons Monday Night Week Two Capsule



STREAKS 6 of last 7
COACHES VS. OPP. Fox: 7-11 Smith: 0-1
LAST WEEK W 31-19 vs. Steelers W 40-24 at Chiefs
LAST GAME 11/16/08: Broncos 24 at Falcons 20. Denver QB Jay Cutler connects with TE Daniel Graham on 9-yard TD pass with 5:35 remaining for decisive points in Broncos victory.
BROADCAST ESPN (8:30 PM ET): Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Tony Boselli (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (Den.), 93 (Atl.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Den.), 226 (Atl.).


PASSING Manning: 19-26-253-2 (T3C)-0-129.2 (1C) Ryan: 23-31-299-3 (T1L)-0-136.4 (2L)
RUSHING McGahee: 16-64-4.0-0 Turner: 11-32-2.9-0
RECEIVING D. Thomas: 5-110 (3C)-22.0-1 (T3C) Jones: 6-108-18.0-2 (T1L)
OFFENSE 334.0 376.0
TAKE/GIVE 0 +3 (T3L)
DEFENSE 284.0 (3C) 393.0
SACKS V. Miller: 2 (T1C) 3 tied: 1
INTs Porter: 1 (T1C) Nicholas, Moore: 1
PUNTING Colquitt: 45.0 Bosher: 52.0
KICKING Prater: 5 (2/2 PAT; 1/1 FG) Bryant: 16 (T1L) (4/4 PAT; 4/4 FG)


BRONCOS: Aim for 5th consecutive win at Atl…QB PEYTON MANNING is 11-3 (.786) on MNF. Is 3-1 vs. Falcons & has completed 89 of 124 passes (71.8 pct.) for 1,046 yards with 13 TDs vs. 4 INTs & 118.5 rating. For career, has 100.7 passer rating vs. NFC. Manning (401) joined BRETT FAVRE (508) & HOFer DAN MARINO (420) as only players in NFL history with 400 TD passes & reached mark in fewest games (209) in NFL history…Since ’04, RB WILLIS MC GAHEE ranks 4th in NFL with 59 rush TDs…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS posted 3rd 100-yard rec. game of career last week (110) & registered career-long 71-yard TD reception…TE JACOB TAMME had TD rec. in Broncos debut last week…Defense has NFL-best 5 sacks…LB VON MILLER tied career-best with 2 sacks last week…Rookie DE DEREK WOLFE (2nd round, No. 36) posted 1st sack of career in NFL debut last week. CB TRACY PORTER had 43-yard INT-TD return last week in Bronco debut…FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN is 13-4 (.765) in career vs. AFC, incl. 7-1 (.875) mark at home with 105.6 rating (16 TDs, 2 INTs). Aims for 6th home game in row vs. AFC with 100+ rating. In previous 5, has 13 TDs, 1 INT & 112.1 rating. In career, Falcons are 24-0 when Ryan has 100+ rating, incl. 136.4 rating last week…In past 2 vs. Den. with 10+ att., RB MICHAEL TURNER has 228 yards (114 per game) & 3 TDs. When he has 21+ att., his teams are 27-2 (.931)…In past 10 vs. AFC, WR RODDY WHITE has 80 catches for 1,186 yards (118.6 per game) & 10 TDs. Aims for 5th MNF game in row with 100+ yards or TD. Since start of 2007, has 477 rec., most in NFC. WR JULIO JONES had 8 catches for 128 yards & TD in only MNF game. In 4 games vs. AFC, has 5 TDs, 392 yards (98 per game) & 21.8 avg. TE TONY GONZALEZ aims for 4th in row vs. Den. with TD…DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 113 sacks, most among active players. Has 4.5 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in past 2 at home. LB STEPHEN NICHOLAS had 12 tackles & INT last week.

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