ATLANTA (11/20/11) – Matt Ryan threw for 316 yards and a touchdown as the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon.
Michael Turner also ran for 100 yards and a touchdown as the Falcons improved to 6-4, but they had to hold on late as Titans’ rookie quarterback Jake Locker tried to rally his team after entering the game for the injured Matt Hasselbeck.
Locker got Tennessee (5-5) to within six points, but Atlanta’s offense was able to pick up two first downs on the next series and ran out the clock.
Howard David and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Matt Ryan’s 17-yd TD pass to Tony Gonzalez gives Atlanta a 7-0 lead)
(Michael Turner’s 4-yd run makes it 20-3 Falcons)
(Joke Locker hits Nate Washington on a 40-yd TD to cut the Atlanta lead to 23-10)
(Locker and Washington connect again to make it 23-17)
(Postgame recap from Westwood One’s Howard David and Tony Boselli)