PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes on Atlanta’s first three possessions against Philadelphia and new defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, and the Falcons remained the NFL’s only unbeaten team with a 30-17 victory over the Eagles on Sunday.
The Falcons improved to 7-0 for the first time in franchise history while the Eagles (3-4) lost after a bye for the first time in 14 games under coach Andy Reid since 1999.READ MORE: UPDATED: Atlanta Weekend Violence Leaves 20 People Shot, Four Dead
Ryan finished 22 of 29 for 262 yards and three TDs for his first win against his hometown team in three tries.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
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The Falcons scored on their first six possessions before punting for the first time with 5:35 left.