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NFL: Atlanta 27, New Orleans 24 (OT)

Sept. 26, 2010 at 5:47 PM   |   Comments

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant was true on a 46-yard field goal with two minutes left in overtime Sunday, sending the Atlanta Falcons to a 27-24 victory over New Orleans.

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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