New Orleans Saints Sink Atlanta Falcons Behind Drew Brees and Pierre Thomas

December 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The kitchen sink came flying at Drew Brees Monday night in the Georgia Dome, and while it made things interesting, in the end it didn’t matter.  He threw it right back.  Brees gave one of those resilient performances that only champion quarterbacks can deliver.  After throwing two fourth quarter interceptions, one of which was returned for an easy touchdown, Brees led a game-winning 90-yard touchdown drive, as well as a game preserving drive to run out the clock in the 17-14 victory.
Don’t think that Brees was the only hero.  The defense rebounded from taking the week off against Baltimore.  They iced Matt Ryan, slowed the running game and allowed only seven offensive points. They forced a fumble at the goal line.  Unlike last week, the defensive line was up to the challenge of stopping the run, often stuffing it at the line of scrimmage. 
This was another dominating performance by the swarming Saints defense.  The Saints ha...

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