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New England Patriots v Atlanta Falcons

Three QBs were intercepted in the same game, a rare feat by Falcons

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The Atlanta Falcons were intercepted four times in the final quarter of Thursday night’s 25-0 loss to the New England Patriots.

All three quarterbacks in the Falcons’ uniform also contributed to the cause. Matt Ryan Intercepted twice, once Devin McCurty And once JC Jackson. Then Ryan was replaced in quarterback by Josh Rosen, which was immediately intercepted by Kyle Van Nuy For a 35-yard touchdown. Rosen then took a seat as Philip Franks He went in and got his only attempt, a pass Adrian Phillips.

According to Josh Dubbo from News agencyIt’s the first time in more than 20 years that a team has owned a Three separate quarterback Throwing interceptions in the same game.

The last time such a game happened for the San Diego Chargers was in 2000. Moses Moreno started the game and was intercepted twice in 21 attempts.

Ryan Leaf replaced Moreno in the third quarter and was intercepted once before Jim Harbaugh entered the closing stages of the match and was also intercepted. Brian Walker picked Moreno and Leaf with Sam Madison who also picked Moreno and Patrick Surtain from Harbaugh.

The Houston Texans are responsible for a slightly newer game that features three separate offensive players selected.

Matt Schwab, Rex Grossman and returning Chris Brown all had interceptions in a 2009 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Schaub was injured on a Kiss in Houston’s first offensive game and Grossman replaced him. Grossman was intercepted by Anthony Smith on his second attempt to pass the game.

Schaub will decline during the second quarter and be picked up by Justin Durant. Brown was then intercepted by a half-pass attempted in the middle of the fourth quarter by Gerald Alexander.

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The astonishing part of the Falcons’ achievement Thursday night was that interceptions came for four properties in a row. Atlanta has now played two games in a row without scoring a touchdown. The fact that many teams do not have more than one active quarterback for the games anymore makes the chances of such a game happening even more rare.