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Redskins-Falcons Capsule
National Football League

Redskins-Falcons Capsule

Published Oct. 8, 2015 10:39 a.m. ET


Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Falcons by 8

RECORD VS SPREAD - Redskins 2-2, Falcons 4-0


SERIES RECORD - Redskins lead 15-8-1

LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Redskins 27-26, Dec. 15, 2013

LAST WEEK - Redskins beat Eagles 23-20; Falcons beat Texans 48-21

AP PRO32 RANKING - Redskins No. 21, Falcons No. 4

Redskins OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (1), PASS (18)

Redskins DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (2), PASS (9)



STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Redskins tied for first in NFC East with Cowboys and Giants. Falcons tied for first in NFC South with Panthers. ... Redskins RB Alfred Morris second in NFL to Seattle's Marshawn Lynch with 4,233 yards rushing since entering league in 2012. Morris third with 28 rushing TDs in that span. ... RB Matt Jones leads NFC rookies with 200 yards rushing. ... WR Pierre Garcon had seven catches for 129 yards, TD in last meeting. Since 2013, Garcon's 205 catches lead NFC. ... DT Chris Baker had career-high two sacks last week. ... Atlanta's 137 points scored are second most in NFL, trailing Arizona (148). ... Falcons reached 4-0 for the first time since 2012, when team finished 13-3 and advanced to NFC championship game. ... RB Devonta Freeman only player since at least 1970 NFL-AFL merger to rush for at least three TDs in each of first two starts. ... Freeman leads NFL with seven TDs, including three in each of last two games. Last player to run for at least seven TDs in first four games was LaDainian Tomlinson in 2005. ... WR Julio Jones leads NFL with 38 catches, tied for lead with Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown with 478 yards receiving.


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