ATLANTA — The Bears have had an emotional first three weeks.
“I’m getting a little older so I gotta watch out — I don’t know how much more of this I can take,” Jimmy Graham said Sunday.
The 33-year-old tight end contributed to the Bears’ latest nail-biter, catching two touchdown passes in the team’s 30-26 comeback win against the Falcons.
His two-yard catch brought the Bears within six toward the end of the first half, and his three-yarder pulled them within 10 with 6:20 left, sparking the comeback.
Graham single-handedly gave the Bears better tight end production than they’d had, to this point, all year. His six catches on 10 targets for 60 yards were more than he, Demetrius Harris and rookie Cole Kmet had combined for in the first two games.
Sunday, Graham was more focused on how the Bears got to 3-0.
“I think it’s less about them and more about kind of our past history over the last two weeks,” he said. “And our ability to lean on one another and make those plays when we need.”