FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons' defense helped secure an important home victory against the rival Saints on Thursday night, keeping Atlanta alive in the NFC South race and right in the thick of the playoff picture. Now with an extended break before a Monday night matchup with the Buccaneers, the Falcons 20-17 win provided some serious momemtum for the final three games.
As always, let's dive into some of the best tweets from the Falcons' victory.
First quarter (Falcons 0, Saints 3)
First quarter (Falcons 3, Saints 3)
Second quarter (Falcons 10, Saints 3)
Second quarter (Falcons 10, Saints 10)
Third quarter (Falcons 10, Saints 17)
Fourth quarter (Falcons 17, Saints 17)
I love watching the falcons play football because they have an amazing run game — BridgeBro (needs bf/gf/nbf) (@BridgeBro) December 8, 2017
Fourth quarter (Falcons 20, Saints 17)
Postgame (Falcons win 20-17)