Posted October 02, 2011 on AP on Fox

ATLANTA - OCTOBER 18: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons lines up for a play during the first quarter of the game against the Chicago Bears at the Georgia Dome on October 18, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Matt Ryan threw for 291 yards, rookie Julio Jones caught 11 passes for 127 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons held off a second-half rally from Seattle for a 30-28 win over the Seahawks on Sunday. Ryan was brilliant in the first half. He started out 13-for-15 and had a 1-yard touchdown pass to Tony Gonzalez on Atlanta's first possession. Michael Turner also ran for touchdowns of 21 and 1 yards in the first half. Matt Bryant's 50-yard field goal early in the third quarter gave Atlanta (2-2) a 27-7 lead. That's when Seattle's rally started. Tarvaris Jackson threw for three TDs, but the Seahawks (1-3) couldn't complete the comeback, and Steven Hauschka missed a 61-yard field goal attempt with 13 seconds left.
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