NEW ORLEANS (AP) Matt Bryant did what Garrett Hartley could not, drilling a 46-yard field goal with 1:55 left in overtime to lift the Atlanta Falcons to a 27-24 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
The Saints appeared to have a thrilling victory in hand when Drew Brees drove New Orleans deep into Falcons territory to set up a 29-yard field goal in overtime. Instead, Hartley hooked the kick to the left for his third miss this season.READ MORE: New York City To Hold 'Hometown Heroes' Ticker Tape Parade For Health Care Workers, First Responders, Essential Workers July 7
Matt Ryan passed for 228 yards and touchdowns of 13 yards to Tony Gonzalez and 22 yards to Roddy White to give the Falcons (2-1) their second straight win.READ MORE: Road To Reopening: New York City Senior Centers Reopen For Indoor Programming
Lance Moore had a pair of TD catches for New Orleans (2-1), including a career-long 80 yarder. He also had a 72-yard punt return to set up Jeremy Shockey’s TD.
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