In a contest that was punctuated by turnovers, inconsistent offenses, and opportunistic defenses the Atlanta Falcons held on to defeat the Chicago Bears 21-14 in a nationally televised Sunday Night Football tilt. Neither team is likely to want to use this game as the trailer for their 2009 team highlight film. The Falcons got off to a very rocky start offensively as they went three and out on their first three possessions. Michael Turner once again found yards hard to come by all night long. The stout Falcon ball carrier rushed for only 30 yards on 13 attempts. The Bears first drive ended in frustration as Jay Cutler threw the first of his two interceptions to Falcons free safety Thomas DeCoud. This first interception occurred at the Atlanta nine yard line. Chicago shooting themselves in t ...
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