NFL: Atlanta 19, Miami 7

Sept. 13, 2009 at 4:13 PM
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ATLANTA, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes that sent the Falcons on their way to a 19-7 win Sunday over the Miami Dolphins.

The Falcons (1-0) got all their points before Miami scored on a long drive late in the game.

Ryan, who passed for 229 yards, hit Ovie Mughelli on a 1-yard scoring play in the second quarter and connected with Tony Gonazalez on a 20-yarder in the third.

Jason Elam kicked field goals of 36 and 50 yards for Atlanta.

Chad Pennington passed 9 yards to Ricky Williams with 3:21 to play for Miami (0-1), capping a 76-yard drive.

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