Atlanta vs New Orleans Recap - Falcons Win 27-24
|Atlanta vs New Orleans Recap - Falcons Win 27-24|
Atlanta got a 114-yard performance from Michael Turner as a key part of its 27-24 victory over the Saints on Sunday at Louisiana Superdome.
Atlanta was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Matt Ryan completed 19 of 30 pass attempts for 228 yards and 2 TDs for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Pierre Thomas rushed for 30 yards for New Orleans, while Christopher Ivory added 13 yards. Drew Brees threw for 365 yards for the Saints, while receivers Lance Moore and Jeremy Shockey had 149 and 78 yards respectively.
Atlanta outgained New Orleans 417-398 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-20 by the Falcons.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 45:50/27:15 split in that important category.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face San Francisco looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face Carolina.