Falcons Fall 30-12 Against Chicago - Game Recap
Jay Cutler was good for 312 yards through the air on Sunday as the Bears got past the Falcons by a score of 30-12 at Soldier Field.
Bettors who backed the Bears were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 40.5.
Matt Forte rushed for 68 yards, while Kahlil Bell added 24 yards in the win. Matt Forte and Devin Hester added 90 and 60 receiving yards respectively.
Michael Turner rushed for 100 yards for Atlanta, while Jason Snelling added 10 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 319 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Tony Gonzalez and Julio Jones had 72 and 71 yards respectively.
Atlanta outgained Chicago 386-377 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-17 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Chicago as their offense was on the field for 33:19, longer than the 26:41 of their opponents.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Saints. The Falcons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.