Saints Down Atlanta 31-27 - Match Report
|Saints Down Atlanta 31-27 - Match Report|
New Orleans got 3 passing strikes from Drew Brees en route to a 31-27 victory over Atlanta on Sunday in Week 10 action at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The Saints were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 53.5.
Chris Ivory rushed for 72 yards, while Mark Ingram added 67 yards in the win. Jimmy Graham and Lance Moore added 146 and 91 receiving yards respectively.
Jacquizz Rodgers rushed for 29 yards for Atlanta, while Michael Turner added 15 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 411 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Tony Gonzalez and Roddy White had 122 and 114 yards respectively.
Atlanta outgained New Orleans 454-440 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-21 by the Falcons.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:35/27:25 split in that important category.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raiders. The Falcons will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arizona.