Anyone that watched this game Monday night must admit it was exciting until the end. Both teams came in and played a physical, hard fought game. The Falcons struck first on the opening possession culminating with a Michael Turner 13 yard touchdown scamper. Turner showed surprising speed to get to the edge for the score. The Falcons kicked off to the Saints and five and a half minutes later, running back Pierre Thomas scampered in the end zone from 22 yards out. Game tied, the shootout began. The next Falcons possession they stalled and ended up punting. They downed the ball inside the Saints ten yard line. Two plays later, Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud came in on a delayed blitz rocking Brees and forcing a fumble. The ball was recovered in the end zone by defensive end Kroy Biermann. For th ...
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