Ryan Talks Perfect Opening Drive

The Falcons are back in the Georgia Dome for the first preseason game of the 2015 season against the Tennessee Titans. Check out these photos from gameday.

From the moment Dan Quinn stepped foot in Atlanta, he guaranteed that the Atlanta Falcons would play fast and physical no matter what. That message was certainly heard loud and clear from quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receiver Julio Jones. Ryan put together a perfect first drive as he was 6 for 6 for a total of 86 yards.

"We talked about wanting to come out and start fast, execute and get in and out of the huddle really fast and change personnel groupings," Ryan said. "I thought we did a great job with that. We still have a long way to go, but it was a really good start for us."

Julio Jones wasted no time getting to work as the superstar receiver caught four passes from Ryan for 61 yards and a touchdown.

When asked about his connection with Jones, Ryan couldn't help but praise his superstar receiver.

"He's a beast, I am lucky to call him a teammate," Ryan said. "But Julio [Jones] did a great job tonight, obviously he is one of the best players in the league and he showed that again tonight."

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