ATLANTA - Rookie Matt Ryan and fellow quarterbacks Chris Redman and D.J. Shockley combined for three interceptions and one lost fumble in the Atlanta Falcons' 16-9 preseason loss Saturday to Indianapolis.
Running back Michael Turner had two long gains on Atlanta's first two possessions for a combined 115 yards. But neither resulted in a touchdown and the ground game averaged just 2.3 yards on its remaining 22 carries.
August 22, 2008|
By George Henry
The Associated Press
A youthful position for the Falcons got even younger when veteran cornerback Von Hutchins was lost for the year early in training camp. The injury left a handful of first- and second-year Falcons scrambling for starting spots in the secondary, and rookie Chevis Jackson out of LSU has taken advantage.