3yThe Oakland Raiders made a valiant effort but came up short against the Atlanta Falcons, who remain undefeated and take over the No. 1 spot in Insider Paul G's latest power rankings.
3yAtlanta kicker Matt Bryant welcomes it when an opposing coach calls an "icing' timeout with a game-winning kick on the line.
3yThe Raiders were flagged a season-high 12 times for 110 yards on the day, while the Falcons had just two penalties for 25 yards.
3yCarson Palmer completed 23 of 33 passes for 353 yards and a touchdown, and led a game-tying drive. But he was focused on one play after the loss.
3yThe Raiders may have lost the game, but they also won some respect around the league with the way they played and, probably, gained some self-confidence amongst themselves.
3yDarren McFadden's two-yard TD run with 40 seconds remaining tied the game, but Matt Ryan got the Falcons within field goal range, and Matt Bryant's 55-yard field goal with 0:01 second left defeated the Raiders 23-20.
3yThe Raiders, who entered today's game in Atlanta without recording an interception this season, have picked off Matt Ryan twice and lead 3-0. Follow the NFL action with In-Game Live!
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