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Numbers, Notes and Colors for Week 7


The Falcons are 8-13all time against the Cowboys. * The Falcons are 5 in turnover differential during this 2009 season. * This season Matt Ryan has been sacked 2 times, Tony Romo has been sacked 9 times. * The Week 5of the NFL season (Sunday Oct. 11, 2009) was franchise day for each team's wide receivers. Roddy White set a franchise record with 210receiving yards. Miles Austin did the same for the Cowboys with 250receiving yards. * The Falcons will wear their RED jerseys this Sunday in Dallas. * The Cowboys average 24.4points per game (11th in NFL) and the Falcons average 24.6 (10th in NFL). * The Falcons allow 15.4points per game (4th in NFL) and the Cowboys allow 19.6(tied for 12th in NFL). * The Cowboys are 4-0 coming off their lastfour byes. * Tony Romo's QB Rating at home is 60. * Matt Ryan's QB Rating on the road is 97.1. * Keith Brooking spent 11 years in Atlanta with 128 consecutive starts at the LB position. * Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips was the defensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons from 2002-2003 and interim head coach in 2003. * Falcons quarterbacks coach Bill Musgrave was a fourth round draft choice (pick 106) by the Dallas Cowboys in 1991. * It will be a Razorback reunion as Cowboys running back Felix Jones was teammates with Falcons DE Jamaal Anderson and CB Chris Houston at the University of Arkansas. * It is the first time the Cowboys and Falcons will matchup in Cowboys Stadium. * Dallas has won 6of the last 10meetings with the Falcons. * In the there previous three games, the Falcons have scored 76 points and the Cowboys have scored 57. * When John Abraham has twoor more sacks in a game, his teams are 13-3. * Falcons guard Justin Blalock was a unanimous All-America and All-Big XII Conference first-team selection at Texas as a senior. * The Falcons are 4-0 this season when forcing 2 or more turnovers in a game.

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