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Philadelphia Eagles vs Atlanta Falcons Final Scores, Updates and Highlights: Atlanta withstands rally of Philly

The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 26-24, in a thriller Monday Night Football game. The Falcons stood firm win the Eagles were catching up from 20-3 halftime deficit.

The Eagles are rallying back, 26-24, behind the Falcons with 2:23 left in the fourth, and they have the ball.

Matt Ryan has completed 11 of 15 passes for 150 yards and one touchdown to Julio Jones to help the Atlanta Falcons on top over the Philadelphia Eagles, 10-0, with 10:44 left in the second quarter. Roddy White has already 70 yards in three receptions while Jones has 66 yards and a touchdown in six receptions.

Preview:

The Atlanta Falcons host the Philadelphia Eagles in Monday Night Football on September 14, kick off time at 7:10 PM ET, at Georgia Dome.

The Atlanta Falcons are coming from a 20-19 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 4 of the NFL Preseason. Sean Renfree completed 10 of 15 passes for 75 yards and one touchdown while Rex Grossman added 41 yards in 4-for-9 passes. On the ground, Terron Ward rushed for 69 yards in 18 attempts while Tevon Coleman added 56 yards in eight runs. In the receiving end, Carlton Mitchell had 36 yards and one touchdown in two receptions. Matt Ryan will start for the Falcons.

Last season, the Falcons averaged 284.6 yards in passing and 93.6 in rushing. Defensively, the Falcons yielded 279.9 in passing and 118.4 in rushing.

The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a 24-18 loss to the NY Jets in the NFL Preseason Week 4. Tim Tebow completed 11 of 17 passes for 189 yards, two touchdowns against one interception. Tebow was released by the Eagles on Saturday. Raheem Mostert rushed for 69 yards in 15 attempts and added 93 yards in eight receptions to lead the Eagles. Freddie Martino had 54 yards in two receptions. Sam Bradford will start for the Eagles.

Last season, the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 272.2 yards in passing and 124.5 yards in rushing. Defensively, the Philadelphia Eagles yielded 264.9 yards in passing and 110.7 yards in rushing.

Eagles vs Falcons schedule info:

Date: September 14
kick off time: 7:10 PM ET
TV Schedule: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN.com
Odds and Point Spread: 3.0 Atlanta, 53.5 O/U
Prediction: Atlanta wins

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