The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Denver Broncos 27-21 Monday night on ESPN. Atlanta led 27 -7 in the third quarter. However Denver QB Peyton Manning led the Broncos to two touchdowns to make for an interesting finish. A failed stop by the Denver defense cemented an Atlanta victory. Manning threw three interceptions and only one touchdown, while Atlanta QB Matt Ryan tossed two touchdown passes and no interceptions. Willis McGahee rushed for 113 yards for the Broncos.