Falcons go for it on fourth in OT and lose
Atlanta appeared to have picked up a first down on a pass to Mike Cox, but after official review, he was ruled just short. Then, Coach Mike Smith decided to go for it on fourth down from his own 29. On fourth down, Matt Ryan handed off to Michael Turner, but he was stopped short of the first down.
Saints’ John Kasay’s 26-yard field goal lifted them to a 26-23 victory over the Falcons and snapped their three-game winning streak. The Falcons rallied after being down 10 in the fourth quarter to force the game into overtime.