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Falcons vs. Bears: Complete Week 1 Coverage

Dirty Bird Takebusters: Sarkisian, Schweitzer, Stinky Tackling

Hot take bustin’ makes me feel good.

A Closer Look: Atlanta Falcons Tackling Woes

Inconsistent tackling has plagued the Falcons over the years. It continued to haunt them in Chicago.

The Falcons defense finally found a way to win

After what seems like an eternity of giving up leads late in games, the Falcons defense finally closed one out.

The Atlanta Falcons found their way to an ugly win, and here’s why that matters

Fact: Austin Hooper teaches a stiff-arming class every 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Atlanta Falcons talk: What was the biggest positive you took from the Bears game?

Was it the resilience of the defense, the passing game, or something else entirely?

Breaking down the Falcons snap counts for Week 1

You get a snap! You get a snap! Everybody gets snaps!

Stock up, stock down for the Atlanta Falcons in Week 1

UP: Austin Hooper. DOWN: Wes Schweitzer.

An important reminder about why you shouldn’t panic about Week 1

Seriously, don’t panic.

Falcoholic staff reactions to a close Falcons win over the Bears

Our writers react to a close but ultimately satisfying win.

Observations from Falcons vs. Bears

The Falcons had an up-and-down performance in Chicago on Sunday. Here are some in-depth thoughts after re-watching the game.

Let’s state the obvious: It’s too early to give up on Wes Schweitzer

Schweitzer’s first game was uneven, at best, but he’ll have a long leash.

Julio Jones is one of only two NFL receivers to hit 500 receptions in 80 games

Hall of Fame, we’re coming.

In Chicago, Falcons Land First Swing at 28-3

Sunday’s win brings memories another Falcons opener, and is more telling than you might think.

The Falcons pass rush emerges in crucial moments to secure a victory

In a game lacking many positives, the pass rush shone.

Falcons vs. Bears recap: Skill, grit, and a little bit of luck

The Falcons won very narrowly, but they won.

Austin Hooper felt like he lived a lifetime on his 88 yard touchdown catch

Great quote alert.

Here’s Brooks Reed’s game-saving sack against the Bears

The defensive play of the game, at least.

The Falcoholic Live: Falcons @ Bears Post-Game Special

Join the crew at 4:15pm ET as they break down all the action from the Falcons’ season opener against the Bears.

Falcons 23 - Bears 17: Brooks Reed saves the Falcons from an awful defeat

The Falcons won by sacking Mike Glennon on fourth down.

Austin Hooper’s 88 yard touchdown is the play of the game against Chicago

Nice wheels, young tight end.

Falcons vs. Bears second half open thread: It’s all knotted up in Chicago

The Falcons still have plenty of football to play.

Falcons declare Austin Pasztor, Sharrod Neasman inactive against the Bears

As expected, the Bears have it way worse.

The Falcoholic Live: Falcons @ Bears Opening Day Spectacular

Join the crew at 12:20pm ET as we get you hyped up, and also informed, about the Falcons season opener against the Bears.

Falcons vs. Bears key information, discussion, and tracker

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

Falcons vs. Bears: Top Matchups to Watch

Stopping Jordan Howard remains priority number one.

Falcons-Bears series history: Atlanta getting closer to .500

This series goes all the way back to 1966 and has actually been pretty even over the years.

Falcons vs. Bears Injury Synopsis

We take a look at the final, complete injury reports from both the Falcons and the Bears.

Falcons vs. Bears: By the Numbers stats preview

The Falcons open the season against the Bears on Sunday. How do these two teams compare statistically?

Projecting the Falcons statistical performance versus the Chicago Bears


Get to know the Chicago Bears with SB Nation’s Windy City Gridiron

We had five questions with Jeff Berckes of Windy City Gridiron, and hell, we learned something!

The Atlanta Falcons defense is being underrated headed into the 2017 season

At least, we think so.

One reason to be confident, one reason to be nervous about Falcons vs. Bears

We’re all confident, but let’s temper that a bit.

Julio Jones won’t hit 2,000 yards in 2017, and that’s probably not a bad thing

For the Falcons offense, if not Julio himself.

Fantasy Start/Sit for Falcons vs. Bears

Who is going to be a hero and who is going to be a zero for the Bears and Falcons in Week 1?

Falcons vs. Bears injury report: Chicago’s banged up, Atlanta’s missing Brian Hill

Here’s Week 1’s final injury report.

Falcons defense vs. Bears offense: who has the upper hand?

This will be a solid test for the Falcons defense as they face a talented O-Line and a solid running attack. Plus a very gritty QB.


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