MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Julio Jones returned from injury to catch two of Matt Ryan’s four touchdown passes, as the Atlanta Falcons beat the Minnesota Vikings 40-23 for their first victory of the season.

The win came one week after the firing of coach Dan Quinn, who was replaced by defensive coordinator Raheem Morris.

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Kirk Cousins threw three interceptions in the first half for the first time in his career, and the Falcons turned those picks into 17 points to build a 20-0 lead at the break.

The depleted Vikings surrendered 40-plus points for the second time this year.

Minnesota (1-5) has a bye this week before facing the Packers on November 1st in Green Bay.

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