Who Won the Saints Game?
The Saints faced off against their long time rivals, the Atlanta Falcons, this past weekend. After an intense match, the Saints emerged victorious and claimed the win, making their record a perfect 5-0.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees put up an impressive performance, completing 24 of 36 passes for 312 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. His favorite target of the day was wide receiver Michael Thomas, who caught nine passes for 95 yards and one touchdown. The Saints’ running game was equally impressive with backfield duo Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray combining for 152 total rushing yards.
The defense was also able to keep the Falcons in check, forcing three turnovers and limiting them to just one touchdown. Safety Marcus Williams came away with two key interceptions, while defensive back Justin Hardee recovered a fumble. The Saints defense also came up with big time stops on fourth down, helping secure the win.
In the end, the Saints ran away with a 24-9 win, improving their record to 5-0 on the season. It was a statement win for the Saints and certainly puts them in the conversation for the top team in the league. With a record like this and a host of impressive performances from the team’s stars, it’s fair to say that the Saints are the real deal and the rest of the league should watch out.
The Saints had some key performers throughout the game, here are some of the players who stood out:
- Drew Brees – 24/36 for 312 yards, 3 TDs, and 1 INT
- Michael Thomas – 9 catches for 95 yards, 1 TD
- Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray – Combined for 152 total rushing yards
- Marcus Williams – 2 interceptions
- Justin Hardee – Fumble recovery
The Saints victory certainly creates a buzz around the team. With an impressive 5-0 record and outstanding performances from key players, the Saints are a team that the rest of the league should be very worried about.