ATLANTA – With his second touchdown pass on Sunday afternoon, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan surpassed Joe Montana for the most passing touchdowns against the New Orleans Saints in NFL history.
Ryan's touchdown pass, his 34th all-time against the Saints, came in the second quarter to give the Falcons a 14-13 lead just before halftime.
Sunday marked the 20th time Ryan has suited up against the Saints, and he is 8-11 against the Falcons' rivals in his career. Ryan is 3-1 against the Saints over the past two seasons.
Heading into the game, Ryan had completed 462 of his 715 passes for 5,603 yards and 32 touchdowns with 12 interceptions against the Saints.