|Week 9 NFL Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 01 November 2007 07:49|
Compiled by Paul Montella|
AP Sports Writer
NFL matchups for Week 9 (times EST):
Sunday, Non. 4
SAN FRANCISCO (2-5) At ATLANTA (1-6)
1 p.m., FOX
OPENING LINE - Falcons by 3.
RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 2-4-1; Falcons 4-3.
SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 44-27-1.
LAST MEETING - Falcons 21, 49ers 19, Sept. 12, 2004 at San Francisco.
LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Saints 31-10; Falcons (BYE) lost to Saints 22-16 in Week 7.
49ERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (27), PASS (32)
49ERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (21), PASS (21)
FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (25), PASS (20)
FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (23), PASS (20)
eads NFL with 10.4 tackles per game and team in tackles (73). ... P Andy Lee leads NFL with 43.4-yard net average and has placed 16 punts inside 20-yard line. ... Atlanta is tied for third in NFC with plus-5 in turnovers. ... In last meeting vs. 49ers, RB Warrick Dunn rushed for two TDs. ... RB Jerious Norwood is fourth in NFC with 26.3-yard kickoff return average (20 for 526 yards). He also averages 5.8 yards per carry (47 for 272 yards). ... TE Alge Crumpler had six catches for 82 yards and a TD in last meeting. ... WR Roddy White has 33 catches for 530 yards (16.1 average), including two 100-yard games. ... Falcons released NT Grady Jackson during bye week. ... CB DeAngelo Hall, who openly questioned direction of Falcons after Jackson's release, has 367 interception return yards (12 INTs, 30.6 average) since 2005, most in NFL.
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