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Redskins vs Falcons NFL Week Five Capsule

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (2-2) AT ATLANTA FALCONS (4-0)

SERIES

REDSKINS FALCONS
SERIES LEADER 14-8-1  
STREAKS   Past 4
COACHES VS. OPP. Jay Gruden: 0-0 Dan Quinn: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 23-20 vs. Eagles W 48-21 vs. Texans
LAST GAME 12/15/13: Redskins 26 at Falcons 27. Atlanta RB Steven Jackson rushes for 2 TDs. Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez has 62 rec. yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/15/13
REFEREE Bill Vinovich
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Ronde Barber, Jennifer Hale (field reporter). SIRIUS: 134 (Was.), 113 (Atl.). XM: 227 (Atl.).

STATS

PASSING Cousins: 105-153-1005-4-4-84.5 Ryan: 96-143-1202 (1C)-6-2-101.2
RUSHING Morris: 66-261-4.0-0 Freeman: 66-252-3.8-7 (1L)
RECEIVING Garcon: 24-216-9.0-2 Jones: 38 (1L)-478 (T1L)-12.6-4 (T2L)
OFFENSE 383.0 403.3 (2C)
TAKE/GIVE -4 +6 (T2L)
DEFENSE 288.0 (2C) 390.5
SACKS Baker: 2.5 Beasley (R): 2
INTs Moore: 2 (T2L)
PUNTING Way: 41.7 Bosher: 52.4 (1C)
KICKING Hopkins: 24 (6/6 PAT; 6/6 FG) Bryant: 33 (15/15 PAT; 6/6 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: QB KIRK COUSINS passed for 290 yards & threw GW TD with 0:26 left last week. Passed for 381 yards & 3 TDs in only start vs. Atl…Since entering NFL in 2012, RB ALFRED MORRIS is 2nd in NFL with 4,223 rush yards & 3rd with 28 rush TDs. Has rushed for 213 yards (106.5 per game) in 2 career meetings. RB MATT JONES leads NFC rookies with 200 rush yards. RB CHRIS THOMPSON had career-long 42-yard run last week…WR PIERRE GARÇON caught GW TD last week. Since 2013, has 205 catches, most in NFC. Had 7 catches for 129 yards & TD (53 yards) in last meeting. TE JORDAN REED leads team with 278 rec. yards. Rookie WR JAMISON CROWDER aims for 3rd in row with 6+ catches…Since entering NFL in 2011, LB RYAN KERRIGAN is 1 of 3 players with 35+ sacks (39.5) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Has 28-yard INT-TD & sack in 2 games vs. Atl. DT CHRIS BAKER had career-high 2 sacks last week…FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN is 41-15 (.732) in career at home with 97.3 rating. Is 3-0 in career vs. Was…RB DEVONTA FREEMAN leads NFL with 7 rush TDs. Is 1st Falcon with 7 rush TDs in 1st 4 games & 1st in NFL since LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON in 2005. Has 3 rush TDs in back-to-back games…WR JULIO JONES leads NFL with 38 catches & ties for 1st with 478 rec. yards. Has 70 catches for 1,091 yards (136.4 per game) & 6 TDs in past 8. Had 10 catches for 94 yards & TD in only meeting. WR LEONARD HANKERSON was drafted by Was. in 2011 (3rd rd., No. 79) & scored 6 TDs in 4 seasons. Had 6 catches for 103 yards & TD last week. Since entering NFL in 2005, WR RODDY WHITE is 1 of 8 with 10,000+ rec. yards (10,449)…CB DESMOND TRUFANT had 24-yard FR-TD last week. Had INT in last meeting. Has 38 PD since entering NFL in 2013, most by Falcon. In last game vs. Was., S WILLIAM MOORE had INT & FR. Had FF last week. LB JUSTIN DURANT leads team with 27 tackles. LB VIC BEASLEY ties for 2nd among NFL rookies with 2 sacks.


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