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Saints News:

At least for 15 minutes, Saints look like Super Bowl contenders by stunning Falcons in OT – The Athletic
New Orleans followed up an unlikely game-tying touchdown run by Drew Brees in the closing minutes of regulation with an unlikely winning touchdown run in overtime by ... Drew Brees.

Five things we learned from Saints’ 43-37 win over Falcons
The Saints invited the Falcons into the shootout.

Quotes from Saints head coach Sean Payton: Week 3 at Atlanta Falcons 9/23/18
New Orleans Saints News: The official source of Saints headlines, breaking news, player updates and gameday information.

Quotes from Saints quarterback Drew Brees: Week 3 at Atlanta Falcons 9/23/18
New Orleans Saints News: The official source of Saints headlines, breaking news, player updates and gameday information.

Underhill: Saints know they have 'room to grow' defensively after struggles in win over Falcons | Saints | theadvocate.com
ATLANTA — Terron Armstead wouldn't agree with the premise of the question.

Vic Beasley waited out final ref ruling in Saints game in the Falcons tunnel - The Falcoholic
The team needed Beasley to step up with Takkarist McKinley out, but it appears he was eager to finish up the game.

NFL news & scores:

Patriots vs. Lions final score, takeaways: Detroit wins big, New England falls to 1-2 for first time since 2012 - CBSSports.com
Matt Patricia did something rare on Sunday night: beat his former boss, Bill Belichick

Earl Thomas on not practicing: 'I'm investing in myself' - NFL.com
Seahawks safety Earl Thomas closed a tumultuous Sunday telling reporters that he doesn't plan to practice for Seattle if he doesn't feel like it.

NFL Week 3 live updates: Jimmy Garoppolo injured; Patrick Mahomes sizzles; Josh Rosen debuts - The Washington Post
Jimmy Garoppolo sustains a knee injury and the breakneck pace of the first two weeks continues.

What we learned from Sunday's Week 3 games - NFL.com
There were several huge upsets today including the Detroit Lions defeating the New England Patriots 26-10 Sunday night. Here's what else we learned from Sunday's Week 3 games.

NFL insider notes: Texans should start fire sale, Bortles breaks bad and more from Week 3 - CBSSports.com
The Texans face the Colts with their season on the line in Week 4, and more notes from Week 3 in the NFL

Jon Gruden's scouting system led to divide in Raiders' building - NFL.com
In the second regime of Jon Gruden, Oakland may be a franchise divided on personnel decisions as he leans on his circle, most notably Director of Football Research Dave Razzano.

Broncos Analysis: Flaws in secondary exposed in loss to Baltimore Ravens – The Denver Post
In 2015-16, the Broncos’ pass defense was first in the NFL in fewest yards allowed. They put opponents in a vice grip with their combination of rush, coverage and ball skills.

Bills rout Vikings in Minny for shocking upset - NFL.com
The Bills shocked the world Sunday afternoon. In a game that most people thought would be a bust in Minneapolis, Buffalo ended up destroying the Vikings 27-6.

At least for 15 minutes, Saints look like Super Bowl contenders by stunning Falcons in OT – The Athletic
New Orleans followed up an unlikely game-tying touchdown run by Drew Brees in the closing minutes of regulation with an unlikely winning touchdown run in overtime by ... Drew Brees.

Five things we learned from Saints’ 43-37 win over Falcons
The Saints invited the Falcons into the shootout.

Quotes from Saints head coach Sean Payton: Week 3 at Atlanta Falcons 9/23/18
New Orleans Saints News: The official source of Saints headlines, breaking news, player updates and gameday information.

Quotes from Saints quarterback Drew Brees: Week 3 at Atlanta Falcons 9/23/18
New Orleans Saints News: The official source of Saints headlines, breaking news, player updates and gameday information.

Underhill: Saints know they have 'room to grow' defensively after struggles in win over Falcons | Saints | theadvocate.com
ATLANTA — Terron Armstead wouldn't agree with the premise of the question.

Vic Beasley waited out final ref ruling in Saints game in the Falcons tunnel - The Falcoholic
The team needed Beasley to step up with Takkarist McKinley out, but it appears he was eager to finish up the game.