We also have to remember that the Panthers have been gaining momentum throughout the season while the Falcons have an extremely low morale and that is also very important. This week, the Falcons are playing maybe their most winnable game of the year thus far on paper, facing off against a solid but largely unspectacular Carolina Panthers team at home. With this performance, he moved into the top 10 in all-time passing yards. J.Slye 22 yard field goal is GOOD Center-J.Jansen Holder-J.Charlton. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. 3:59 pm ET, at This is going to be a high-scoring, back and forth game that the Panthers will win at the end. 3:57 pm ET, at The score extended the Falcons' lead to 26 points, and how open Ridley was able to get on the play was just demoralizing if you consider yourself a Panthers fan. He passed up on open receivers, overthrew targets, made bad decisions and looked uncomfortable in the pocket. It is a return for Wilcox, who was signed by the Falcons last year before spending the season on injured reserve. Y.Koo 54 yard field goal is GOOD Center-J.Harris Holder-S.Hofrichter. Atlanta cannot avoid losing, no matter what the odds say. The players still love this coach and despite their horrid performances of late, there’s reason to think they can improve, even if just slightly. 4:07 pm ET, at Terrell (COVID-19 reserve list) were held out in Monday night's 30-16 loss at Green Bay. 4:45 pm ET, SUN 1:00 Atlanta Falcons Score, Highlights and Play by Play. According to Will Bryan of Panthers.com, McCaffrey is the first player in NFL history with over 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards in the first 10 games of a season. 3:43 pm ET, at Carolina Panthers vs Atlanta Falcons NFL game box score for Oct 11, 2020. Kyle Allen's turnovers derailed any chance the Panthers had in this game, but you have to give credit to the Falcons' defense as well. 29-3 now. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | 4:08 pm ET, at @CalvinRidley1 finds the end zone for the 5th time this season! I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Pick Six Newsletter" newsletter. I just have a gut feeling the Panthers are going to wash the Falcons and their decimated secondary. The real story of this game was the Falcons' defense. Atlanta is in desperate need of a win after starting the season 0-4. Also, be sure to like us on Facebook & Twitter: Twitter - @SI_Panthers and Schuyler Callihan at @Callihan_. Also, Carolina’s defense has been convincing enough for me to believe that they can create stops and potentially a few turnovers. Even in a season when the division is (for a lack of a better word) awful, New York (1-6) failed to hold off Philadelphia (2-4-1). LIVE: Matt Ryan at the podium https://t.co/9sETP5QKgB, 143 yards and a TD for @CalvinRidley1. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited. Panthers roll in this one. Moore was expected to be Carolina's No. Giants' meltdown shows they're still not good enough in NFC East. While everybody was calling for Dan Quinn's job just a couple of weeks ago, the Falcons have now won two straight and are playing as if they are right in the playoff hunt, with Raheem Morris having been switched over the bye week from receivers coach to coaching the secondary. ''We have to stop beating ourselves.''. pic.twitter.com/x655j4Pcm4, Kyle Allen is at the podium https://t.co/CWDbfu5GRA, LIVE: DQ at the podium https://t.co/m3P5FalGA1, @damontaekazee pic.twitter.com/pe2yneIGXz, Ron Rivera is at the podium https://t.co/CWDbftO602, RR on Kyle Allen: “He’s a young quarterback that’s going to make young mistakes.”, Watch live for postgame interviews and analysis from Carolina's game against Atlanta. Register today for free or log in to access this premium article. 4:30 pm ET, at This may be the last time this year I pick Atlanta to win a game, but this one feels like the “save Dan Quinn” special. I’m not expecting a blowout by any means, but this is maybe the team I’m most confident in the Falcons beating given recent history. Cornerback Darqueze Dennard (hamstring) also is out while backup safety Jaylinn Hawkins is recovering from a concussion. This unit has recorded 11 sacks over the past two weeks and are making their money off of pressuring the passer. Hard to imagine the Panthers have a chance at coming back now. They continuously pressured him and forced four interceptions. The staff is pretty split on exactly who is going to win this one, as you’d imagine, because some of us are easily seduced by matchups. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Apparently switching around the titles of your assistant coaches is the correct way to turn a season around. https://t.co/HzCSExwFIX. ''He understands that he's here for a reason and he's just been executing at a high level for us.''. Injuries have piled up literally everywhere and mentally, this team is in a fog. While Ryan has always been consistent, the defense has really stepped its game up. This week, the Falcons are playing maybe their most winnable game of the year thus far on paper, facing off against a solid but largely unspectacular Carolina Panthers team at home. It's true. Stay tuned to CBSSports.com for more analysis from today's action. T.Gurley left tackle for 35 yards TOUCHDOWN. Likewise, this is a Panthers team that Matt Ryan has played very well against throughout his career and particularly under Dan Quinn. - Dave Choate, This should be a game the Falcons win — Heading to 0-5 is just unfathomable. A Falcons secondary already depleted by injuries must overcome the loss of safety Damontae Kazee, who will miss the remainder of the season with a torn Achilles tendon. J.Slye 38 yard field goal is GOOD Center-J.Jansen Holder-J.Charlton. Needs to put more zip on the ball or follow through. pic.twitter.com/4XPpsINIaN. Drew Brees, Brady and Atlanta's Matt Ryan are on that list while Bridgewater, the former backup to Brees in New Orleans, was just trying to prove he could handle a starting role. Julio Jones missed the second half against Green Bay after aggravating a hamstring injury that caused him to miss the previous week against Chicago. J.Slye 39 yard field goal is GOOD Center-J.Jansen Holder-J.Charlton. - Matt Chambers, Falcons - Panthers final score roundtable for Week 5, Falcons - Lions recap: The Falcons can’t overcome bad decisions and bad fortune again. 3:55 pm ET, at 1 receiver coming into the season, but free agent pickup Robby Anderson has been more productive with two 100-yard games. P, at The Falcons on Thursday signed safety J.J. Wilcox to the practice squad, adding depth. Matt Ryan has been great. Seemingly every time the Panthers looked like they were getting something going on offense, Atlanta's defense would find a way to pick Allen off or force a fourth down. - David Walker, I have yet to see anything over the course of the last three weeks to convince me that the Falcons could even turn things around against a team that they have defeated in eight of the last nine meetings, including the last five. Tampa Bay's signing of Tom Brady gave the NFC South three of the league's top 10 career passers. CARvsATL Game Center Presented by WEEK 5 • SUN 10/11 • FINAL. Brian Burns remains Carolina's top pass rusher, but rookie Yetur Gross-Matos had a big sack-fumble last week that led to a touchdown. The unit is beginning to get pressure on opposing quarterbacks. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. Or maybe this is a week where a flat start after a Monday night letdown leads to an 0-5 start and the roller coaster taking another downward spiral. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/reg/free/gamecenter_previews. Quinn's job status again is the subject of weekly speculation. Davis has 21 catches on 23 targets for 146 yards receiving and a touchdown. pic.twitter.com/k0kUV5X4wX, Greg Olsen called the game “a comedy of terrible football”. However, after a big win against the Arizona Cardinals, it doesn’t seem like that is going to happen. Panthers Carolina Panthers 3 - 2 • 23 . The Atlanta Falcons weren't just set on upsetting the Carolina Panthers in Week 11, they were set on completely dominating them. pic.twitter.com/W3ZbpqGu1j.