The New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons 28-10 on Thursday night.
The starters for the Patriots outscored the Falcons 14-3, and Wes Welker even got in on the action during the first series, a promising sign for Patriots fans.
While the starters controlled most of the first half of the game, the backups also had a strong showing, equally encouraging for the Patriots' season.
Listed here are the top ten promising performances of the night. These ten do not necessarily represent the top ten performances in the game, but rather the individual performances that offer the most hope for regular season success.