A seven-play, 43-yard drive ended with Falcons kicker Matt Bryant connecting on a 29-yard field goal to give the Falcons a second quarter lead over the host St. Louis Rams. There’s been no turnovers in this game yet and the Falcons have gained just under 150 yards of total offense.
Rams quarterback Sam Bradford set a rookie record for most passes without an interception. The time of possession is very even and this is the exact type of game the Rams were hoping for. Keep it close into the fourth quarter and take your chances. The Falcons will need to get Michael Turner going in order to seal this game.
Matt Ryan has thrown for 114 yards and is on his way to set a new career-high for passing touchdowns this season. The record is 22 he set in 2008. In other division news, the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers both lead their games against the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers, respectively.