The Atlanta Falcons are on their second business trip to the big apple as they face the New York Giants in the second week of the regular season. Check out these pictures of gameday.
The Falcons improved to 2-0 in the Dan Quinn era, as a late drive capped by a two-yard Devonta Freeman touchdown propelled Atlanta over the New York Giants, 24-20. Matt Ryan completed a 37-yard pass to Julio Jones with 1:26 in regulation to set up the game-winning score.
New York got the ball back with 1:14 remaining in the fourth quarter, but Atlanta's defense stepped up and prevented a last-minute comeback.
Ryan improved upon his opening night performance by completing 30 of 46 passes for 363 yards and a TD. Julio Jones (135), Leonard Hankerson (77) and Jacob Tamme (77) all had big games, as did Freeman, who filled in for an injured Tevin Coleman (ribs). The second-year running back tallied 59 total yards from scrimmage—34 through the air, 25 on the ground.
The Falcons will head home and shift their focus to the Dallas Cowboys, their Week 3 opponent.