The first-team offense played the first quarter against Detroit – and played pretty well. They scored a touchdown on their second drive after a first down and a handful of plays on the first series.
Anytime in the preseason that you can get the starters some playing time and avoid injuries is a victory. The offense looked balanced with everyone getting some action. Tony Gonzalez caught a pass, as well as Roddy White, Michael Jenkins and Brian Finneran.
Michael Turner capped the 1st offense’s chances with a long touchdown run. Turner also terrorized Detroit in week 1, 2008 with 220 rushing yards – an Atlanta franchise record.