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Falcons vs. Bears key information, discussion, and tracker

The Atlanta Falcons (0-0) meet the Chicago Bears (hey, also 0-0) on the gridiron.

Chicago Bears v Atlanta Falcons Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images

The Atlanta Falcons kick off the season in an hour, at long last, and will hopefully be leaving Chicago 1-0 and ready to dominate for the following 15 games. Whatever the outcome, I am legitimately happy to have football back.

The Bears have home field advantage, a strong front seven and capable offensive line, and a dangerous running back in Jordan Howard. The Falcons have advantages almost everywhere, however, and are the easy favorites here. Let’s hope they can put together a strong enough performance to put that Super Bowl hangover talk to rest...unlike the Patriots.

Here’s the info you need to know, and a Twitter tracker for those of you who want to keep up and don’t get the game live. Enjoy, everyone!

Falcons @ Bears Week 1 key info

Time: Sunday, September 10, 1:00 p.m. EST

Location: Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

TV Channel: FOX

Announcers: Booth: Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis. Sideline: Pam Oliver

Radio: 92.9 The Game

Odds: The Falcons are touchdown favorites

Prediction: Falcons win, 31-20

SB Nation Opposition Site: Windy City Gridiron

Twitter: @TheFalcoholic



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