Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins: Tale of the tape

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The offenses

What stands out with the Falcons offense this year is balance. Matt Ryan and Julio Jones can cause any defense nightmares, but the breakout of Devonta Freeman and the run game in recent weeks has given the unit a whole new dimension. Stopping them has become a nearly impossible task, just ask the Texans.

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The Redskins have plenty of talent on offense too, but they are a run-first team. Between Matt Jones and Alfred Morris, they have tallied 558 yards on the ground, more than any other team. Any guess as to what Washington will be looking to do in this one?

It’s crucial for the Falcons to stop the run. The Redskins will look to control the clock to keep Ryan and Jones off the field, and it’s important to put the game in Cousins’ hands.

Next: The defenses