Atlanta (2-1) ended a three-game losing streak to the Saints with the overtime win.
Matt Ryan went 19-of-30 through the air, racking up for 228 yards and two touchdowns, while Michael Turner collected 114 yards on 30 carries in the Falcons' victory.
The Saints (2-1) were led by Drew Brees, who finished 30-of-38 in the passing department for an impressive 365 yards and three touchdowns, but was intercepted twice.
Lance Moore hauled down six passes for 149 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.
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