Last Week: The Bears stopped an attempt at the game-winning pass on the final play for the second straight week to beat the New York Giants 17-13 at Soldier Field after leading 17-0 at halftime. He had two catches for six yards before hurting his shoulder. Cohen made an impressive debut with 66 yards rushing and 47 receiving. NOW PLAYING video Houston-Carson seals the victory with interception Oct 18, 2020 Bears DB DeAndre Houston-Carson intercepts a Teddy Bridgewater pass to seal the 23-16 victory. Just as the 49ers' offense was rounding into form, the team has lost wide receiver Deebo Samuel (hamstring strain) and running back Jeff Wilson Jr. (high ankle sprain) for multiple weeks due to injury. The Chicago Bears aren't getting angry over a perceived lack of respect for their five victories by the media and social media, but they definitely have taken note of the opinions and have one of their own. He reversed field on a 46-yard run, helping set up Howard's 4-yard touchdown near the end of the half. Atlanta was clinging to a 13-10 lead early in the fourth when a scrambling Ryan fired to a wide-open Hooper near midfield. For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL. Jared Goff finds Gerald Everett who slips the tackle and gets into the end zone for the 12-yard touchdown. CHICAGO -- Matt Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and led two fourth-quarter scoring drives, and the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Chicago Bears 23-17 in the season opener on Sunday. Round 20 - Saturday 22nd July 2017. Facebook; Twitter; Facebook Messenger; Pinterest; Email; print; CHICAGO -- Matt Ryan threw an 88-yard touchdown to Austin Hooper and led two fourth-quarter scoring drives, and the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Chicago Bears 23-17 in the season opener on Sunday. Atlanta's Matt Bryant answered with a 37-yard field goal, making it 23-17 with 3:24 left. He had two catches for six yards before hurting his shoulder. A live in-game blog for BearDigest.com with the Chicago Bears visiting the Los Angeles Rams, commenting on plays and statistics as they happen. Three Chicago Bears have real opportunities to cement their status for various reasons in a national telecast against the Los Angeles Rams. The Falcons won the last matchup in the 2017 opener, 23-17 at Soldier Field. Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo was given a tryout by the Bears in April 2019 before their massive kicker competition and they did not sign him. He was 26 of 40 for 213 yards and a TD. Bears lead series 14-13. Highlights: Falcons vs. Bears Sep 10, 2017 Check out the highlights from the Atlanta Falcons vs. Chicago Bears Week 1 matchup. home Team. The Bears had a first down at the Atlanta 5 in the closing minute. Big hits from cornerback Kyle Fuller have fired up the Bears defense even if they sometimes have led to questionable penalties. 2 overall draft pick Mitchell Trubisky. Glennon's pass to a lunging Josh Bellamy on first down hit off the receiver's hands, and Jordan Howard then dropped a simple catch at the 1. Jones added 66 yards receiving and Bryant kicked three field goals. Jalen Ramsey leaps and just gets his feet in bounds for the interception late in the fourth quarter. In his Bears debut, Glennon didn't silence fans who would rather see No. Bears lead series 14-13. Atlanta's Matt Bryant answered with a 37-yard field goal, making it 23-17 with 3:24 left. Chicago Bears (2-0) at Atlanta Falcons (0-2), TV: FOX (Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Shannon Spake, Radio: WBBM AM-780, 105.9 FM (Jeff Joniak, Tom Thayer, Mark Grote), The Line: Falcons by 4 (over/under 47 1/2). Coming off an MVP season, Ryan was 21 of 30 for 321 yards and a touchdown. Hooper had two catches for 128 yards. Match: Bears vs Falcons F ull T ime. The nine third-down conversions tied the most under Nagy. Cohen made an impressive debut with 66 yards rushing and 47 receiving. He reversed field on a 46-yard run, helping set up Howard's 4-yard touchdown near the end of the half. In his Bears debut, Glennon didn't silence fans who would rather see No. Bears: LG Kyle Long -- coming back from right ankle surgery -- was inactive. The Falcons are fourth on offense, second passing and 28th rushing. The Rams score enough points and get a dominant defensive performance in their 24-10 win over the Bears. The Bears then went 75 yards, with Glennon hitting rookie Tarik Cohen for a 19-yard TD midway through the fourth to cut it to 20-17. The second-year tight end from Stanfordraced up the right side and stiff-armed Quintin Demps on the way to the end zone to make it a 10-point game. Bears: LG Kyle Long -- coming back from right ankle surgery -- was inactive. Receiver Kevin White found himself in a familiar position, walking off the field with an injury. Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey returned to the practice field Monday for the first time in five weeks, but his status for Thursday night's game against the Atlanta Falcons remains in question. He was later signed by Atlanta and is 29 for 32 and 1 for 1 from 50 and longer. After another incompletion on third down, Glennon got sacked by Brooks Reed to end the drive.