Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones set a franchise record with 300 receiving yards receiving in the Falcons' 48-33 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Georgia Dome.
After posting a record-setting 48-33 victory over the Carolina Panthers, the Falcons (3-1) are set to face the undefeated Denver Broncos (4-0) at 4:05 p.m. Sunday in Denver.
Here are five things to know about the Falcons on Monday:
1. Tell the truth on MRI Monday. Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered a calf/achilles injury against the Panthers. He's set to get an MRI this morning. The Falcons are getting thin at linebacker with Paul Worrilow (groin surgery) and De'Vondre Campbell (ankle) already out.
2. Quinn to speak. Falcons coach Dan Quinn will meet with media at 2:30 p.m. The players will have a walk-through and no open locker room, but players are to made available on request.
3. Campbell update. Falcons linebacker De’Vondre Campbell, who suffered an ankle injury during the closed portion of practice on Sept. 15, was told by the team that he’d be out four to six weeks. Just two weeks after the injury, Campbell was running with trainers last week. Campbell, the fourth-round pick from Minnesota, started the season-opener against Tampa Bay at weakside linebacker.
4. Early view of NFC South. Columnist Jeff Schultz sizes up the NFC South race after four games.
5. Matt Ryan corner. Ryan was 28-of-37 for 503 yards, which is also a franchise record and a NFL season high. Ryan also had season highs in touchdowns (4) and passer rating (142.0) – highest passer rating and completions (28) against Carolina in his career. Here's what he had to say after the game.
GAME FOUR: Falcons 48, Panthers 33
GAME THREE: Falcons 45, Saints 32
GAME TWO: Falcons 35, Raiders 28
GAME ONE: Buccaneers 31, Falcons 24