Falcons Fall 26-23 Against New Orleans - Game Recap
New Orleans's aerial attack produced 322 yards and the Saints produced a 26-23 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at Georgia Dome.
New Orleans was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pierre Thomas rushed for 29 yards, while Mark Ingram added 11 yards in the win. Marques Colston and Jimmy Graham added 113 and 82 receiving yards respectively.
Michael Turner rushed for 96 yards for Atlanta, while Jacquizz Rodgers added 30 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 351 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Harry Douglas and Tony Gonzalez had 133 and 71 yards respectively.
New Orleans was outgained by Atlanta 481-363 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-18 by the Falcons.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 36:32/30:03 split in that important category.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Tennessee.