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Quick Take: Falcons (7-4) at Chargers (4-7)

Last meeting
Falcons quarterback Michael Vick threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another as the host Falcons defeated the Chargers, 21-10, in 2004.

The Falcons have won four consecutive games against the Chargers and lead the overall series, 6-1.

Last week
Michael Turner scored a club-record four touchdowns to lead the Falcons past the Panthers, 45-28. ... The Chargers lost to the Colts on Adam Vinatieri's last-second field goal, 23-20.

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Keep your eye on ...
The pupil becomes the master: Turner, playing in his first year in Atlanta after spending his first four years in San Diego, has out-rushed his mentor LaDainian Tomlinson 1,088-770 yards. Turner also owns the edge in touchdowns as he leads the NFL with 13 scores.

White going deep: Receiver Roddy White has emerged as a serious big-play threat for the Falcons. White has 56 receptions for 860 yards and six touchdowns in his last nine games, including five 100-yard games.

Rivers' home cooking: The Chargers are in the middle of a three-game homestand that could determine their playoff fate. Quarterback Philip Rivers is 18-3 as a starter at home, with 29 touchdowns, 14 interceptions and a 94.3 passer rating.

Did you know?
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has won two of three starts against the AFC. ... Falcons safety Erik Coleman has an interception in two of his past four games. ... Tight end Antonio Gates is tied for first among NFL tight ends with six touchdown receptions.

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