Bears soar past the Falcons in season opener

September 12, 2011

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The Chicago Bears triumphed over the Atlanta Falcons in the first game of the season at home.

In other bear markets - the Chicago Bears looked pretty bullish in their first game of the season. The Bears took on the Atlanta Falcons in convincing fashion, with a 30-12 victory Sunday. The passionate play on the field was accompanied by an emotional September 11th tribute, complete with the unfurling of a giant American flag. Eight Forty-Eight's Monday-morning quarterback, Cheryl Raye-Stout, provided a breakdown of the action.