The Georgia Bulldogs wanted to make a statement, to demonstrate they’re ready to be part of the national championship conversation. They’re only part of the way there.
Atlanta (14-8-7) moved into third in the Eastern Conference, three points back of playoff-clinching New York City FC. Montreal (11-13-6) trails the New York Red Bulls by three points for the final playoff spot.
The Atlanta Falcons escaped Detroit, holding on for a win thanks in part to an NFL rule that went in their favor.
The 61-year-old Snitker, in his 41st season with the organization, hopes the front office brings him back despite his 127-148 record since replacing Fredi Gonzalez last year.
The Atlanta Falcons will be without three starters Sunday when they face the Detroit Lions in a matchup of unbeaten teams.
KirVonte Benson ran for a career-high 196 yards with two touchdowns, TaQuon Marshall added 112 yards rushing with two scoring runs, and Georgia Tech beat Pittsburgh 35-17 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for each team.
Who’s the best team in the Southeastern Conferences? Once you get past top-ranked Alabama, that is?
The mystery of who will start at quarterback for Pittsburgh in Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference opener at Georgia Tech hasn’t been a concern for Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson.
That show of strength was fitting, because McKinley’s power game has impressed coach Dan Quinn just in time for the first-round pick from UCLA to make his first start Sunday at Detroit.