Atlanta 39, Cincinnati 32

Sunday, October 24, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, October 24, 2010
WHERE: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
TEMPERATURE: DOME
HEAD OFFICIAL: Alberto Riveron
ATTENDANCE: 67665

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Cincinnati 3 0 22 7 32
Atlanta 7 17 0 15 39

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cincinnati 2-4 1-1 1-3 L3
Atlanta 5-2 3-0 2-2 W1

Recap

Matt Ryan threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns, Michael Turner rushed for two scores and the Atlanta Falcons held off a second-half charge to defeat the visiting Cincinnati Bengals 39-32 on Sunday.

After trailing 24-3 at halftime, the Bengals scored 22 points in the third quarter to take a 25-24 lead.

But Atlanta quickly rallied with two fourth-quarter touchdowns, scoring on Ryan's 11-yard pass to Roddy White and Turner's 3-yard run.

White caught 11 passes for a season-high 201 yards, hauling in touchdown passes of 43 and 11 yards. Turner finished the day with 121 yards rushing.

Carson Palmer threw for 412 yards and three touchdowns, hitting Terrell Owens and Jordan Shipley for touchdowns in the Bengals' big third quarter and hooking up with Chad Ochocinco for a score in the fourth quarter.

Shipley caught six passes for 131 yards, Ochocinco added 10 catches for 108 yards and Owens caught nine passes for 88 yards.

Ryan completed 24 of 33 passes while winning his 12th consecutive home start to improve to 16-1 as a starter at the Georgia Dome.

Cincinnati (2-4) has lost three straight. The Falcons (5-2) have won five of six since a season-opening loss at the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Cincinnati   Atlanta
Cedric Benson Player Michael Turner
20 Attempts 23
70 Yards 121
3.5 Avg Yards 5.3
0 Touchdowns 2
11 Long 36
Receiving
Cincinnati   Atlanta
Jordan Shipley Player Roddy White
6 Receptions 11
131 Yards 201
21.8 Avg Yards 18.3
1 Touchdowns 2
64 Long 46

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Cincinnati 469 84 385 4 2 1 0.0 1
Atlanta 452 153 299 5 1 0 3.0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Tampa Bay . The Falcons have a W/L % of .714 after a win and .714 after a loss.
  • Cincinnati will play their next game at home against Miami. The Bengals have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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