Panthers' Skid Reaches Seven

Panthers' Skid Reaches Seven

CHARLOTTE -- The Atlanta Falcons led by quarterback Matt Ryan, meet the Carolina Panthers led by quarterback Taylor Heinicke (subbing for the injured Cam Newton), in an NFC South. 

Offense vs Defense...

Atlanta Offense — OVERALL (9), RUSH (31), PASS (5)

Atlanta Defense— OVERALL (24), RUSH (25), PASS (22)

Carolina Offense — OVERALL (12), RUSH (3), PASS (17)

Carolina Defense — OVERALL (16),RUSH (7), PASS (21)

Play-By-Play

1st QT - 

Taylor Heinicke for 1 Yard to Ian Thomas  (SD 14 plays, 73 yards, 8:03) 7-0 CAR

Julio Jones Pass From Matt Ryan 1 Yard to Julio Jones (SD 13 plays, 85 yards, 6:19) 7-7  TIE

2nd QT - 

Chandler Catanzaro 50 yard FG  (SD 9 plays, 46 yards, 5:22) 10-7 CAR

Matt Bryant Made 39 yard FG   (SD 6 plays, 55 yards, 2:09) 10-10 TIE

*Heinicke Returns after leaving with left elbow injury (returned at 2:00 mark) 

3rd QT - 

Matt Ryan 75 yard TD pass to Ridley, (SD 1 play, 75 yards, 0:09 sec) 17-10 ATL

*Turner injures ankle his return is doubtful   (Panthers PR)

4th QT - 

Matt Ryan 44 yard TD pass to Sanu (SD 7 plays, 85 yards, 4:06) 24-10 ATL

TV cameras captured Captain Munnerlyn  and Thomas Davis in a heated exchange on Panthers' sideline. Unfortunately, a symptom of a six game (and counting) losing streak.

Attendance 73,722 (many fans exited the stadium at the start of the 4th quarter) 

Updated 4:14 - Falcons leave the field excited about 24-10 win over Carolina

Photo Credit: Ryan Hedrick/Carolina Sports Link