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Yates states case to be Falcons' backup QB

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is waiting to select a backup quarterback.

Watching a replay of the preseason finale at Jacksonville might make his decision an easy one.

T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Matt Ryan's backup Thursday night, throwing for 243 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-14 win over the Jaguars.

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Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Ryan4515
Pass TDs: M. Ryan26
Rush Yds: S. Jackson543
Rush TDs: S. Jackson6
Rec Yds: H. Douglas1067
Rec TDs: T. Gonzalez8
Int: W. Moore3
Sacks: O. Umenyiora7.5
NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Atlanta 000-
Carolina 000-
New Orleans 000-
Tampa Bay 000-
Full Standings
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5490 (14)
Passing Yards: 4243 (7)
Rushing Yards: 1247 (32)
Points per game: 22.1 (20)
Yards per game: 343.1 (14)
Touchdowns: 37 (18)
Field Goals: 24 (20)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6070 (27)
Passing Yards: 3897 (21)
Rushing Yards: 2173 (31)
Points per game: 27.7 (27)
Yards per game: 379.4 (27)
Touchdowns: 45 (25)
Field Goals: 34 (30)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/24 T. Agnew cut
8/24 B. Daley cut
8/24 D. Drakeford cut
8/24 D. Glover-Wright cut
8/24 J. Jones cut
8/24 J. Mathews cut
8/24 W. May cut
8/24 J. Smith cut
8/24 T. Thompson cut
8/24 B. Wozniak cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
8/24 M. Johnson foot (IR)
8/24 M. Spruill torn ACL (IR)
8/18 S. Baker torn right patellar tendon (IR)
6/16 S. Weatherspoon ruptured Achilles' tendon (IR)
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