Game 11 Reaction: Saints vs. Falcons (Who Dat Dish)

Nov 21, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) drops back to pass in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Saints 17, Falcons 13

Pierre Thomas, Cameron Jordan Shine As Saints Get Crucial Win, Move to 9-2

Oh my sweet turkey! Roasted Falcons Part II! Well, that game had us all a little worried, as the Saints were able to pull off a victory in the Georgia Dome, and sweep the Falcons. I’m just happy I didn’t have to get my oxygen tank for this game.

This wasn’t just a simple win, as the Saints looked very impressive on defense, arguably one of their best performances of the season, depending on how you measure that. Let’s dive in to some stats!

Quick Box Score Stats

Total First Downs:  New Orleans (19), Atlanta (22)

Third Down Efficiency: New Orleans (53% – 7/13), Atlanta (50% – 6/12)

Total Net Yards: New Orleans (374), Atlanta (355)

Sacks: New Orleans (5), Atlanta (1)

Turnovers: New Orleans (0), Atlanta (1)

Time of Possession: New Orleans (26:14), Atlanta (33:46)

Continue on for some key points in yesterday’s game

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