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Washington Defeats Atlanta 34-30 - Recap
Taylor Heinicke scorched the Falcons defense for 3 TDs as Washington defeated Atlanta 34-30 on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
The Football Team were a -2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 47.0.
Taylor Heinicke completed 23 of 33 pass attempts for 290 yards and 3 TDs for the Football Team in the win.
Cordarrelle Patterson rushed for 34 yards for Atlanta, while Wayne Gallman Jr. added 29 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 283 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Cordarrelle Patterson and Calvin Ridley had 82 and 80 yards respectively.
Atlanta lost the offensive yardage battle to Washington 412-374 yards in Sunday's game. Washington had more first downs as that total ended up 26-24.
The time of possession battle favored Atlanta as their offense was on the field for 30:43, longer than the 29:17 of their opponents.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Saints. The Falcons will aim to get back on the winning track vs. New York.