Atlanta played big and tought to defend the georgia dome. They went from being behind to tie the game and go into overtime. Darren Sproles of the saints was kept under control the whole game. The running back was running all over other teams, but was stood by the falcon defense. Julio Jones was injured again and was replaced by Harry Douglas. The falcons got the ball in overtime and did good but on a 4th and inches couldn't convert. The saints took over on downs and won by a field goal in overtime.