Falcons air it out early against the Bears

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No Julio Jones, no problem.

Even with their star wide receiver watching from the sidelines, the Falcons Offense looked sharp to start the game, taking a quick 6-0 lead on the Bears.

After the Bears missed a field goal on their first possession, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan aired out a 63-yard bomb to Calvin Ridley on their first play from scrimmage to set up a score.

Two plays later, he hit tight end Hayden Hurst for the touchdown.

The Falcons have a small margin of error today without Jones (hamstring) and four defensive starters, but they’re off to the kind of start they need.