The Falcons dropped one to the Saints, 17-13, at home.
Matt Ryan went 30 out of 39 for 292 yards passing and no touchdowns or picks. Drew Brees finished 23 for 33 with 278 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions for the Saints.
Steven Jackson ran for 63 yards on 16 carries with a touchdown in addition to three receptions for 16 yards. Harry Douglas snagged nine balls for 79 yards.
The Atlanta defense allowed 103 yards rushing and 278 passing. They tackled Brees for a sack.
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham had a big game, putting up 100 receiving yards and one touchdown. Running back Pierre Thomas also had a good game with 73 rushing yards and 57 receiving.
Next week, the Falcons head to Toronto to face the Bills (4-7) while the Saints go to Seattle to play the Seahawks (10-1).
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