Matt Ryan throwing daggers. Julio Jones slicing through the secondary. Devonta Freeman slashing to paydirt. Vic Beasley bringing the heat. Matt Bryant good from long distance.
Yes, the Atlanta Falcons may have christened the sparkling Mercedes-Benz Stadium as their new home on Sunday night, but apparently it is business as usual in some regards.
After sputtering in the season-opening win at Chicago (just 23 points and 372 yards of offense), the Falcons (2-0) came home to squash some anxiety with a 34-23 statement against the Green Bay Packers.
That was hardly the case for Aaron Rodgers, the Packers’ wondrous quarterback, who was treated just as rudely at the new digs as he was at the Georgia Dome the last time in town.