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Falcons at Broncos NFL Week Five Capsule

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 20:35
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STREAKS 2 of past 3  
COACHES VS. OPP. Dan Quinn: 0-0 Gary Kubiak: 1-1
LAST WEEK W 48-33 vs. Carolina W 27-7 at Tampa Bay
LAST GAME 9/7/12: Broncos 21 at Falcons 27. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan passes for 219 yards & 2 TDs for 101.5 rating. Falcons WR Roddy White has 8 receptions for 102 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/31/04: Falcons 41, Broncos 28. Atlanta QB Michael Vick passes for 252 yards with 2 TDs & rushes for 115 yards. Falcons WR Peerless Price has 2 TD catches.
REFEREE Terry McAulay
BROADCAST FOX (4:05 PM ET): Chris Myers, John Lynch, Pam Oliver. SIRIUS: 81 (Atl), 112 (Den). XM: 225 (Atl), 232 (Den).


PASSING Matt Ryan: 101-140-1473 (1L)-11 (T1L)-2-126.3 (1L) Trevor Siemian: 68-101-824-6-3-99.6
RUSHING Devonta Freeman: 55-322-5.9-1 C.J. Anderson: 73-252-3.5-3
RECEIVING Julio Jones: 22-488 (1L)-22.2-3 Emmanuel Sanders: 25-293-11.7-3
OFFENSE 478.8 (1L) 342.3
DEFENSE 419.3 283.3
SACKS Dwight Freeney: 2 Von Miller: 5.5 (1L)
INTs Robert Alford: 2 Aqib Talib: 3 (T2L)
PUNTING Matt Bosher: 44.1 Riley Dixon (R): 47.0
KICKING Matt Bryant: 40 (3L) (16/16 PAT; 8/8 FG) Brandon McManus: 31 (10/11 PAT; 7/8 FG)


FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN passed for career-high 503 yards with 4 TDs for 142 rating in Week 4. Performance marked 19th 500-yard passing game in NFL history. Has 3 pass TDs in 2 of past 3 vs. AFC…RB DEVONTA FREEMAN had rush TD last week…WR JULIO JONES had 12 receptions for 300 yards & TD last week, 6th player in NFL history with 300+ rec. yards in game. Has TD in 3 of past 4 vs. AFC. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with 100+ rec. yards. WR ALDRICK ROBINSON & TE AUSTIN HOOPER each had 1st career TD catch in Week 4. WR MOHAMED SANU had rush TD in last meeting (12/28/15 with Cin)…DE DWIGHT FREENEY has 8 sacks in past 8. Rookie LB DEION JONES & S KEMAL ISHMAEL lead team with 30 tackles. CB ROBERT ALFORD had 2 INTs in Week 4, incl. 30-yard INT-TD. S KEANUE NEAL had 9 tackles last week…BRONCOS: QB TREVOR SIEMIAN has won 1st 4 career starts (2-0 at home). Rookie QB PAXTON LYNCH threw 1st career TD last week…RB C.J. ANDERSON has 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in past 9 (incl. playoffs). Has 16 TDs (15 rush, 1 rec.) in past 15 at home (incl. playoffs). Aims for 6th regular-season game at home with TD (7 TDs in past 5)…WR DEMARYIUS THOMAS is 1 of 2 in NFL with 6,000+ rec. yards (6,119) & 40+ rec. TDs (43) since 2012. WR EMMANUEL SANDERS has 17 catches for 205 yards & 3 TDs in past 2…LB VON MILLER won AFC Defensive Player of Month for Sept. Has 10.5 sacks, 3 FFs & INT in past 6 (incl. playoffs). In 19 games vs. NFC (incl. SB), has 20 sacks, 6 FFs, FR & INT-TD. Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), ranks 2nd in NFL with 72 sacks. Has 6.5 sacks in past 3 at home (incl. playoffs). CB AQIB TALIB had 2 INTs last week. Has 9 career INT-TDs, tied for 4th in NFL history & most by active player. LB SHANE RAY has 3 sacks & FR-TD in past 3. DE DEREK WOLFE has 4 sacks in past 3.

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