Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/20/14
NEW ORLEANS -- Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and Jabari Greer broke up a potential game-winning touchdown pass in the back of the end zone with 1:42 left to lift the New Orleans Saints to a 31-27 victory Sunday over the previously undefeated Atlanta Falcons. The Saints, who won their fourth game in five weeks after an 0-4 start, led 28-17 following Brees' 7-yard strike to Marques Colston, but the Falcons (8-1) closed to within 28-27 with 9:08 left in the fourth quarter with 10 straight points. Ryan found Gonzalez behind safety Roman Harper for a 6-yard touchdown, capping an 11-play, 91-yard drive. Then after a quick Saints' punt, Ryan hit Julio Jones for a 52-yard connection to set up Matt Bryant's 20-yard field goal. The Saints extended the lead to 31-27 on Garrett Hartley's 31-yard field goal with 5:54 left, but that gave Ryan plenty of time to work his heroics. Starting from his 20, Ryan completed two big third-down plays to keep the drive going, a...
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