Falcons-Redskins Preview Capsule

ATLANTA (3-4) at WASHINGTON (5-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., ET, Fox

OPENING LINE — Redskins by 2½

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 2-5, Redskins 4-2-1

SERIES RECORD — Redskins lead series 15-9-1

LAST MEETING — Falcons beat Redskins 25-19, Oct. 11, 2015

LAST WEEK — Falcons had bye, beat Giants 23-20 on Oct. 22; Redskins beat Giants 20-13

AP PRO32 RANKING — Falcons No. 17, Redskins No. 8

FALCONS OFFENSE — OVERALL (7), RUSH (30), PASS (3)

FALCONS DEFENSE — OVERALL (30), RUSH (20), PASS (30)

REDSKINS OFFENSE — OVERALL (25), RUSH (8), PASS (26)

REDSKINS DEFENSE — OVERALL (4), RUSH (2), PASS (13)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Falcons have won past five meetings. ... Redskins last beat Falcons in 2003. ... Atlanta 0-2 on road this season. ... QB Matt Ryan leads NFL with 333.6 yards passing a game and is third with 71.1 completion percentage. ... Ryan threw for 379 yards in Week 7 vs. Giants. ... RB Devonta Freeman out until at least December with foot and groin injuries. ... RB Tevin Coleman has touchdowns in two consecutive games. ... WR Julio Jones needs 134 yards receiving in 102nd game to become fastest to 10,000 in career. ... Jones has 15 catches for 161 yards and TD in two previous meetings. ... Jones has five-plus catches in nine consecutive games. ... WR Calvin Ridley leads rookies with six TD catches. ... WR Mohamed Sanu has TD catch in two of past three games. ... DT Grady Jarrett had two sacks vs. Giants. ... S Damontae Kazee has 22 tackles, three interceptions and forced fumble in past four games. ... CB Robert Alford leads league with 60 passes defensed since 2015. ... K Matt Bryant missed last game with right hamstring injury. ... Redskins look to go two games up on Eagles in NFC East. ... QB Alex Smith threw for 270 yards and TD in last game vs. Falcons in 2016 with Chiefs. ... RB Adrian Peterson rushed for 149 yards and TD last week. ... Peterson has 442 yards from scrimmage and three TDs in three games vs. Falcons. ... RB Chris Thompson has averaged 99.5 yards from scrimmage in past six home games. ... WR Jamison Crowder has been ruled out with an ankle injury. ... Vernon Davis needs one TD catch to tie Shannon Sharpe for sixth all-time among tight ends. ... TE Jordan Reed has 304 catches in 59 career games. ... Defense has forced turnover in 11 consecutive games, second-longest active streak in NFL. ... DL Matt Ioannidis had career-high 2 ½ sacks last week. ... S D.J. Swearinger had two INTs last week. ... S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix set to make Redskins debut after trade from Packers. ... CB Josh Norman has forced fumble in past two home games. ... Fantasy Tip: Washington coach Jay Gruden wants Peterson on field for any running play and 33-year-old will be big part of offense with Smith and passing game struggling.

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