Trailing by six points with less than a minute to go and a fourth down and goal at the New Orleans Saints' 3-yard line, the Atlanta Falcons were unable to reach the end zone and defeat their bitter NFC South rivals. After giving up 77 yards rather easily, the Saints defense showed up when it mattered most. Here's a film study of the key plays that enabled New Orleans to come out on top in the final drive of the game.
Saints Beat Falcons 23-17: Complete Postgame Coverage
Everything there is to know about the Saints' 2013 season opening matchup against the Falcons this Sunday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The New Orleans Saints host the Atlanta Falcons in the Superdome! Here is everything you need to follow the first Saints game of the NFL season on Sunday afternoon, including game time, TV schedule, radio coverage, online streaming, odds and more!