MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL - WEEK 14
The Falcons started the game well and the score was tied 7-7 after the 1st quarter. However, after that, the Saints took over and scored 24 unanswered points in the next 2 quarters to make it 31-7. The Falcons added a TD in the 4th quarter, but never really threatened the Saints, who won easily by a score of 34-14.
Saints: QB Drew Brees completed 28 of 41 passes for 328 yards and 3 TDs. RB Aaron Stecker (playing for the injured Reggie Bush) rushed for 100 yards and gained 7 yards receiving. WR David Patten racked up 122 yards receiving with 1 TD and WR Marques Colston pulled in 92 yards receiving with 2 TDs.
Falcons: QB Chris Redman completed 23 of 40 passes for 298 yards with 2 TDs and 1 interception. WR Michael Jenkins pulled in 83 yards receiving with 1 TD and WR Roddy White racked up 75 yards receiving with 1 TD.
Saints CB Roman Harper intercepted a pass in the 3rd quarter and returned it 31 yards for a TD.
The Saints held the Falcons to only 37 yards rushing for the entire game.
With this win, the Saints are only 1 game behind for a Wild Card spot in the NFC Playoff race.
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