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Falcons Vs. Jaguars Update: Matt Ryan To Julio Jones Puts Atlanta Up 7-0

The Jacksonville Jaguars came into this week allowing the fourth fewest yards per game in the entire league, but it didn't take long for the Falcons to put the first points of the ball game.

On the Falcons opening possession, Matt Ryan led the offense on a seven-play, 75 yard drive that ended with Ryan hitting Julio Jones on a short drag route which Jones turned into a 29-yard scoring play. After coming up with a couple of big plays against Carolina, Julio continued his hot streak by outrunning everyone to the end zone. Ryan was a perfect four-for-four on the drive, hitting four different receivers in the process.

On defense, the Falcons were just as good. John Abraham would sack Blaine Gabbert for a 10-yard loss on Jacksonville's first offensive play from scrimmage, and Corey Peters would also manage big-time sack (later negated by an offsides penalty). Still, the defense held true and forced the Jags to go three-and-out on their first possession of the game.

So far, it's been all Atlanta in this one as they lead 7-0.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.