12:00 pm September 30, 2010, by D. Orlando Ledbetter
FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons have scored a league-high 61 points in the red zone.
Not counting Ryan’s four kneeldowns at the end of the Falcons’ win over the Cardinals on Sept. 19, the Falcons have scored on 11 of their 12 red-zone drives.
They have scored seven touchdowns and four field goals.
“In the preseason, we were getting down there, and they had some stops,” running back Michael Turner said. “But we were stopping ourselves.”
The Falcons are followed in red-zone scoring by Indianapolis (58), Tennessee (56) and San Diego (53).
“The preseason helped us to get some things cleaned up a little bit,” Turner said. “We’ve had some opportunities to come up with some touchdowns. I’m glad during the regular season that we are getting it done.”
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