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ATLANTA — Matt Ryan tossed three touchdown passes, and Atlanta held on to beat Minnesota.

The Falcons were up 17-0 at halftime after allowing just 97 yards but let Minnesota back in the game.

Toby Gerhart, filling in for injured Adrian Peterson, scored from the 1 late in the third quarter, and Christian Ponder connected with Percy Harvin for a 39-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-13 to make it 17-14.

Panthers 27, Colts 19

INDIANAPOLIS — Cam Newton threw for 208 yards and ran for one score and DeAngelo Williams scored twice Sunday to help Carolina hold off winless Indianapolis.

The Panthers ended a 12-game road losing streak .