Falcons claw to win over Jets in NFL's return to London

The Atlanta Falcons routed the New York Jets 27-20 on Sunday morning within the NFL’s go back to London after a one-year hiatus.  

Veteran quarterback Matt Ryan had ice in his veins because the Falcons ruled the primary part, going up 17-Zero earlier than Jets’ kicker Matt Amendola was once in a position to get New York at the board earlier than finishing the part down 20-Three. 

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Rookie Zach Wilson struggled together with his accuracy, failing to make quick — but vital — passes. He completed 19 of 32 for 192 yards and no touchdowns with one interception.

“I would not say it is preparation in any respect. I would say the fellows are able. I’d simply say it is a block that we have to recover from,” Wilson instructed journalists after the sport. “We began the primary sport or two with a foul first part so [today] more or less hit the similar pattern.”

Atlanta Falcons tight end Hayden Hurst (81) leaps over a tackle during the second half of an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Atlanta Falcons at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

Atlanta Falcons tight finish Hayden Hurst (81) leaps over a take on all through the second one part of an NFL soccer sport between the New York Jets and the Atlanta Falcons on the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.
(AP Photograph/Ian Walton)

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An offensive push in the second one part seemed promising for the Jets after speeding touchdowns from Ty Johnson and Michael Carter. A two-point conversion by means of Jamison Crowder put the Jets at 20-17 with slightly below seven mins left within the fourth quarter however the Falcons would necessarily seal the sport with a 75-yard pressure and a three-yard sprint by means of Mike Davis. 

New York Jets running back Michael Carter (32), top center, celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Atlanta Falcons at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

New York Jets operating again Michael Carter (32), most sensible middle, celebrates after scoring a landing all through the second one part of an NFL soccer sport between the New York Jets and the Atlanta Falcons on the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.
(AP Photograph/Ian Walton)

Amendola kicked a 49-yard box function after lacking an additional level previous within the sport however a failed onside kick restoration would flip the ball again over to the Falcons, finishing the sport 27-20. 

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“We gotta get out of that pattern of beginning unhealthy,” Wilson persisted. “We gotta do neatly the entire sport. We will’t stay seeking to come from at the back of. The NFL is simply too laborious to at all times come from at the back of.” 

Rookie tight finish Kyle Pitts was once a key think about Atlanta’s victory, with 9 receptions for 119 yards and his first profession landing. Ryan was once 33 of 45 for 342 yards and two touchdowns and not using a interceptions. 

Atlanta Falcons safety Jaylinn Hawkins (32) celebrates making an interception during the first half of an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Atlanta Falcons at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.

Atlanta Falcons protection Jaylinn Hawkins (32) celebrates making an interception all through the primary part of an NFL soccer sport between the New York Jets and the Atlanta Falcons on the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, England, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.
(AP Photograph/Ian Walton)

Each groups input a bye week. The Jets will go back on Oct. 24 to play the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium whilst the Falcons shuttle to Miami.

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