Falcons Strike Back, Retake Lead

The Buccaneers took a three-point lead with the Connor Barth field goal, but it was a short-lived one. 11 seconds after the field goal, on the first play of the ensuing Falcon drive, Matt Ryan hit Julio Jones for an 80-yard score.

Jones took off down the right side as Matt Ryan dropped back. The ball hit him in stride and Jones was off to the races down the sideline. With 8:26 left in the third quarter, the Falcons again are on top, 17-13.

The play takes Matt Ryan’s stats to over 250 yards and Julio Jones now has 123 yards receiving on four catches.

 

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