Birds Pull Away in Indy
JJ's Big Day (AP)
The Atlanta Falcons took care of business and then some up in Indianapolis against the hapless (and winless) Colts. It wasn’t the most perfect game they’ve ever played (that interception on the 1 inch line being particularly atrocious), but the Falcons took control early on and the game seemed much farther out of reach than the score dictated. The Birds did what they needed to against an inferior team and now much get ready for one of the biggest games of the year as they host the NFC South leading and most hated New Orleans Saints. A look at the needed win up in Indy….
1) Is the Trade Justified Now?
Yes, it was only one game, but fans looking for a breakout game from the heralded rookie Julio Jones finally got one. The detractors will surely always be there and it was just one game against the worst team in the NFL, but the “explosion” that everyone had been waiting on finally came to fruition.
The first long touchdown was a