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Raiders at Falcons Week Six Capsule

OAKLAND RAIDERS (1-3) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (5-0)

SERIES

RAIDERS FALCONS
SERIES LEADER 7-5  
STREAKS 3 of past 5 Past 2
COACHES VS. OPP. Allen: 0-0 Smith: 1-0
LAST WEEK Bye (Wk. 4: L 37-6 at Broncos) W 24-17 at Redskins
LAST GAME 11/2/08: Falcons 24 at Raiders 0. Atlanta’s defense holds Oakland to 77 total yards & forces 2 turnovers in shutout victory. Falcons WR Michael Jenkins adds 2 rec. TDs (37, 27).
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/12/04: Falcons 35, Raiders 10. Trailing 3-0 entering 2nd quarter, Atlanta scores 35 consecutive points, powered by RB T.J. Duckett’s 3 rushing TDs (28, 2, 1).
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 113 (Oak.), 93 (Atl.). XM: 226 (Atl.).

STATS

PASSING Palmer: 99-162-1,081-5-2-86.0 Ryan: 136-199-1,507 (T3L)-13 (2L)-3-106.1 (2L)
RUSHING McFadden: 57-201-3.5-1 Turner: 73-324-4.4-3
RECEIVING McFadden (RB): 18-111-6.2-0 Gonzalez (TE): 39 (1L)-388-9.9-4 (T3L)
OFFENSE 318.8 376.4
TAKE/GIVE 0 +10 (T1L)
DEFENSE 411.5 345.8
SACKS Shaughnessy: 1.5 Abraham, Weatherspoon: 3
INTs DeCoud: 4 (T1L)
PUNTING Lechler: 49.4 Bosher: 45.9
KICKING Janikowski: 29 (5/5 PAT; 8/8 FG) Bryant: 46 (16/16 PAT; 10/10 FG)

NOTES

RAIDERS: Club has won 3 of past 5 at Atl…In 2 games vs. Atl., QB CARSON PALMER has completed 60 of 86 passes (69.8 pct.) for 678 yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 112.5 rating. Had 412 pass yards, 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs, & 116.4 rating in last game vs. Atl…RB DARREN MC FADDEN aims for 4th consecutive game with 100+ rush yards vs. NFC (145, 105, 111). Raiders are 8-2 when he has 100+ rush yards. Will play in 50th career game…For career, WR DENARIUS MOORE avg. 17.8 yards per catch (45 receptions, 801 yards). In past 2 vs. NFC, WR DARRIUS HEYWARD-BEY had 13 catches for 233 yards (17.9 avg.) with TD…TE BRANDON MYERS has career-best 228 receiving yards in ’12…LB PHILIP WHEELER leads team with 34 tackles…DE MATT SHAUGHNESSY has 3 sacks in past 3 against NFC…DT TOMMY KELLY has 6.5 sacks in past 6 vs. NFC…DT RICHARD SEYMOUR has 16.5 career sacks with Raiders…FALCONS: Are 5-0 for 1st time in team history…QB MATT RYAN completed 17 of 22 (77.3 pct.) for 220 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 138.4 rating in last meeting. In career, Falcons are 27-0 when Ryan has 100+ rating (4-0 in 2012). When Ryan has 3+ TD passes, team is 14-0 (3-0 in 2012)…RB MICHAEL TURNER rushed for 139 yards in last meeting. When he has 23+ att., his teams are 21-1 (.955)…WR RODDY WHITE has 93 catches for 1,343 yards (111.9 per game) & 11 TDs in past 12 vs. AFC. In past 6 at home, has 47 catches for 742 yards (123.7 per game) & 6 TDs. Since 2007, has 502 rec., most in NFC. WR JULIO JONES has 6 TDs in 6 career games vs. AFC. TE TONY GONZALEZ had 8 catches for 110 yards in last meeting. Has 99 rec. TDs & needs 1 for 100. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with TD…DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 7 sacks, 3 FFs & FR  in 4 career meetings & has sack in all 4 games. Had 3 sacks in last game vs. Oak. & 5 sacks in past 2 meetings. Has 115 sacks, most by active player. S THOMAS DE COUD has 3 INTs in past 2 vs. AFC.


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