Saints vs. Falcons Thursday Night Football First Half Recap

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Saints lead the Atlanta Falcons 14-13 after the first half of NFL Network's Thursday Night Football.

The Saints are holding on to a one point lead over the Falcons after the first half of play, with a score of 14-13. This is an incredibly even matchup so far.

Pierre Thomas has looked great, he has 60 yards rushing/receiving.  Jimmy Graham and Ben Watson have your touchdowns.

On defense, Corey White is getting picked on by Matt Ryan. Akiem Hicks is playing dominant football on the line.

The Falcons will start the second half with the ball.

Team Stats

NO ATL
First Downs 11 12
Total Yards 214 198
Passing Yards 156 139
Rushing Yards 58 59
Penalties (Yds) 2(46) 1(15)
Turnovers 0 0
Punts (AVG) 2(50) 1(41)
Time of Pos. 13:03 16:57

Individual Stats

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
D. Brees 14/19 156 2 0
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
P. Thomas 5 32 0 18
M. Ingram 4 18 0 10
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
M. Colston 4 40 0 14
P. Thomas 3 28 0 18
J. Graham 4 65 1 44T
ATLANTA FALCONS
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
M. Ryan 14/19 147 0 0
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
S. Jackson 9 37 1 8
J. Rodgers 3 7 0 3
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
D. Johnson 5 65 0 17
J. Rodgers 1 22 0 22
R. White 1 11 0 11

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