Drew Brees, Saints Too Inconsistent As Falcons Take Win in New Orleans

September 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Atlanta Falcons beat the New Orleans Saints at their own game—and in their own building.
New Orleans was supposed to be the team to force turnovers. They were supposed to be the team that protected the ball in key situations.
Instead, the Saints' own turnovers and up and down play did them in.
Brees, whose overall stats once again looked good (365 yards, three touchdowns, 79 percent completion), couldn't overcome his own mistakes.
He's been inconsistent all year. You can blame it on whatever you want (poor weather, teams game planning for him better, etc).
The truth of the matter is he got away with it against two teams who aren't very good (combined 1-5 with the lone win against the Lions), and it came back to bite him and his team in their collective rears against a very solid Atlanta team.
Take a look at each interception.
The first one came on a flea-flicker intended for Devery Henderson in the first quarter.
Did that play look fami...

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