DETROIT (10/23/11) – Tony Gonzalez moved into second place on the all-time receptions list as the Atlanta Falcons sent Detroit to its second straight loss, 23-16 on Sunday.
Gonzalez had five receptions for 62 yards for the Falcons (4-3) and passed Cris Carter and Marvin Harrison. Matthew Stafford was just 15-32 for 183 yards for the Lions, who fall to 5-2 on the season.
Howard David and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One.
(Tony Gonzalez makes his 1,101st career catch to match Cris Carter for 3rd all-time)
(Gonzalez’s next catch ties him with Marvin Harrison on the all-time list)
(Gonzalez is all alone in 2nd place all-time with his 1,103rd catch)
(Matt Ryan hits Roddy White on an 18-yd TD to make it 17-6 Falcons)
(Matthew Stafford’s bomb to Calvin Johnson for 57 yards gets the Lions to within 20-16)
(Postgame recap from Westwood One’s Howard David and Tony Boselli)
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