Ryan awakens Falcons, who take lead to fourth quarter


Matt Ryan won’t miss.

After a tough first half, Ryan and the Falcons offense dominated the third quarter. After trailing 17-3 at halftime, the Falcons take a 24-17 lead to the fourth quarter.

Ryan went 13-of-17 for 220 yards and three touchdowns in the third quarter.

The Falcons had scoring drives of 75, 79 and 97 yards in the quarter, all ending in Ryan touchdown passes. Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu and Levine Toilolo caught those touchdown passes.