Game Preview: Atlanta Falcons (4-0) at Washington Redskins (2-2)

Matt Stamey-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Stats, notes, trends, and TV info for the Redskins vs Falcons game.

As you'll see in the stats below, the Redskins have the #1 rushing offense in the NFL, and the Falcons have the 29th worst run defense. The game plan should be to run the ball as much as possible and keep Matt Ryan on the sidelines where he can get heckled by the Fedex Field faithful.

Kickoff 1:00 PM EST
TV Fox_logo_medium
DirecTV: 706
Line Redskins +3, o/u 51
Announcers: Sam Rosen, John Lynch, Jennifer Hale
Radio ESPN 980 (regional station list)
SIRIUS: 86/117, XM: 229
Injury Report:

Week 4 Injury Report

Former Skins on ATL Coaches: Terry Robiskie, Mike Nolan
Former Falcons on WAS DeAngelo Hall (2004-07)
Falcons SBN Website The Falcoholic
Last Matchup Redskins lost 31-17 at ATL in 2009 where there was a melee on the sideline with DeAngelo Hall, Mike Smith, and Albert Haynesworth.


- Redskins 14-6-1 all-time vs ATL.
- Redskins have won 5 of last 8.
- Smith 1-1 vs WAS, Shanahan 4-2 vs ATL.
- Both teams won last week.


- Redskins have #1 NFL rushing offense at (175.5 yards game)...Falcons have 29th best rushing defense (585 yards).
- Falcons are #1 in NFL with turnover ratio at +10. #Redskins tied for 3rd at +7.
- Griffin and Tannehill need 180 and 204 passing yards, respectively, on Sunday to join Newton (1,610 in 2011) as the only rookies in NFL history with at least 1,250 passing yards through a team's first five games.

(H/T to and for the preview info)




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Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick
Atlanta @ Washington
Sam Rosen, John Lynch


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Seattle @ Carolina
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