Atlanta Falcons: Five takeaways from win over Eagles

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Sep 14, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews (81) misses a pass that is intercepted by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Ricardo Allen (37) as Paul Worrilow (55) defends in the fourth quarter to preserve the win at the Georgia Dome. The falcons defeated the Eagles 26-24. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Falcons dominated the Philadelphia Eagles in the stat books, but narrowly escaped to win 26-24 after a late interception. the Falcons out-passed, out-rushed and out-hit the Eagles, but were dominated in the second half. The team is 1-0, but a lot of things are to be taken away from this game.

Let’s take a look at five things we learned from the Falcons’ first win of the year on Monday night football.