Drew Brees Comes Out Victorious in a Saints at Falcons Matchup, 26-18

Mon, Dec 2, 2019 | Rob Otto

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2019-11-29 -- The Saints beat the Falcons 26 to 18 on the road.

Led by Drew Brees from the pocket, the Saints scored 26 points away from home. Drew Brees threw for 1 touchdown and 0 interceptions against the Falcons defense with 18 competitions on 30 attempts for 184 yards. Jared Cook caught for 0 touchdowns against the Falcons secondary on 3 attempts for 85 yards. Alvin Kamara rushed for 0 touchdowns against the Falcons with 11 rush attempts for 61 yards. The Saints ran for 95 yards on 18 attempts. The Saints had 0 turnovers with 0 fumbles lost and 0 interceptions.

In their hometown, the Falcons scored 18 points with Devonta Freeman leading the rushing out of the backfield. Matt Ryan threw for 312 yards on 50 attempts for 35 competitions; in the game, the quarterback tossed for 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Calvin Ridley caught for 0 touchdowns against the Saints secondary on 8 catches for 91 yards. Devonta Freeman rushed for 0 touchdowns against the Saints defense on 17 attempts for 51 yards. The Falcons rushed for a total of 89 yards on 26 attempts. The home team gave up a total of 18 yards on 4 penalties.

Posted at Mon, December 2, 2019 07:00:16 MST