The New Orleans Saints found themselves in an early hole after the Atlanta Falcons charged down the field to take an early lead thanks to a touchdown run from running back Steven Jackson. It was a big morale boost for the Falcons, who were underdogs heading in to the game, but their joy was short lived.
New Orleans was able to rally together and drive down the field with a touchdown of their own to draw even at 7 at the end of the first quarter.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees found tight end Ben Watson in the back of the endzone for the equalizer.
It was a big run from Pierre Thomas that put the Saints in good field position.
Atlanta was able to score a field goal on their second drive of the game to retake the lead, but the ball is back in the hands of Drew Brees, who will have an opportunity to put the Saints back in the lead.
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