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Falcons prove they're dangerous, run over NY 34-0

The last time these two teams met - last year's wild card round - the Falcons had massive problems scoring and converting fourth downs. This time it was the Giants who couldn't score or convert.

Falcons pouring it on Giants, extend lead to 27-0

The Falcons came into the second half leading 17-0 and knowing that a quick score could break this game wide open. Matt Ryan did just that, delivering a neatly-wrapped deep ball to Julio Jones on a 40-yard touchdown pass.

Falcons shutting out New York 17-0

The Falcons got off to a fast start after Asante Samuel intercepted Eli Manning on his first pass of the ball game. The Falcons added to that lead after Thomas DeCoud jumped a route and snagged Manning's pass out of the air.

Turner, Falcons bruise their way to 14-0 start

The Atlanta Falcons set the tone for this football game from the start, as Asante Samuel intercepted Eli Manning on his first pass of the ball game. The Falcons then proceeded to call four straight handoffs to Turner to give themselves an early lead.

Too little, too late as Falcons lose 30-20

Matt Ryan led the Falcons offense to 20 points in the second half, but it just wasn't enough for Atlanta to pull out another tough, gritty victory on the road as they fell 30-20 to division-rival Carolina.

Ryan TD makes it 23-13, Falcons mounting comeback

The Falcons came into the second half playing like lambs, but after a lot of early miscues it seems that the Atlanta offense is finally finding its rhythm. Since allowing Cam Newton to put the Panthers up 23-0, they've scored 13 unanswered points.

Matt Ryan, ATL offense looking lost in Carolina

Through the entire first half, the Atlanta Falcons offense failed to cross midfield even once, as the Panthers held the group to just 35 total yards. They trail 16-0 at the half.

Falcons starting slow against Cam Newton, Panthers

The Falcons have gotten off to a slow start on the road against the division rival Carolina Panthers, who lead 7-0 through one quarter of play.

Falcons to face biggest rival Greg Hardy today

The Atlanta Falcons won their most recent matchup with the Carolina Panthers 30-28 at home, secured in part by the late-game heroics of one Matt Ryan. The Falcons sit at 11-1, while the Panthers are 3-9. What does a DE have to do with any of this?

Falcons earn win no. 11 over Brees, rival Saints

In what has become a running theme all season long, the Atlanta Falcons won ugly tonight, but its defense most certainly came to play. Drew Brees threw five interceptions and was kept out of the end zone.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.