Deion Jones intercepts Drew Brees
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones intercepts New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees late within the fourth quarter to safe a victory over their NFC South rivals Thursday night time in Atlanta. (David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Occasions-Picayune)
Deion Jones made the play of the sport
The Falcons’ second-yr linebacker’s sensational leaping interception of Drew Brees in the long run zone did greater than seal their 20-17 win over the New Orleans Saints. It may need saved Atlanta’s season. The Saints have been threatening to steal the victory with a second-and-10 on the Falcons’ eleven-yard line inside the ultimate 2 minutes. However Jones made a spectacular leaping interception of Brees’ seam move meant for Josh Hill in the long run zone. The previous Jesuit Excessive and LSU standout has two interceptions in his NFL profession, each towards the Saints and Brees. One went for a decide-six. And this one was a recreation-saver.
Alvin Kamara hit arduous, Atlanta Falcons host the New Oreans Saints 2017
New Orleans Saints operating again Alvin Kamara (forty one) is hit exhausting by Atlanta Falcons robust security Keanu Neal (22) on the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. (Photograph by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Occasions-Picayune)
The Saints missed Alvin Kamara mightily
The rookie operating again left the sport with a concussion on the opening drive and the Saints offense instantly stalled. Kamara has been the workforce’s greatest playmaker this season and the offense wasn’t as dynamic with out him. Tommylee Lewis changed Kamara within the Saints’ 2-minute offense and grabbed the primary landing catch of his profession late within the second quarter to tie the sport at 10.