Game Recap: Bears Play Steady All Around In 30-12 Victory Over Atlanta

The Bears did exactly what they have been known to do, dominate on defense. The “Monsters of the Midway” returned to playing field on Sunday in a convincing 30-12 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
They pressured Falcons QB Matt Ryan all day long.
Julius Peppers and Henry Melton were credited with two sacks each. Peppers sacked Ryan midway through the third quarter, which forced a fumble that LB Brian Urlacher scooped up for a touchdown. Melton was a beast as well getting to Ryan seven times, five coming on QB hits.
Also, DT Amobi Okoye recorded his first sack as a Bear and looked solid in the defensive line rotation.
With the game tied 3-3, with under five minutes left in the first quarter Brian Urlacher intercepted a deflected pass by Matt Ryan. This athletic interception led to a huge score for the Bears. Urlacher didn’t look his age at all, 33, on that

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