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New Orleans Saints (9-4)


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W 31-21
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L 17-20
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Saints loss to Falcons tightens AFC South

(TSX / STATS) -- METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints had an opportunity to take control of the NFC South.

But when they lost to the Falcons, 20-17, on Thursday night in Atlanta, the division race tightened. The loss dropped New Orleans to 9-4 as Atlanta improved to 8-5. Those teams meet again in New Orleans on Dec. 24. Carolina (8-4) also is in the thick of the race.

The Saints have extra time before they play host to the New York Jets on Dec. 17.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
New Orleans 940.692
Carolina 940.692
Atlanta 850.615
Tampa Bay 490.308
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Brees3569
Pass TDs: D. Brees19
Rush Yds: M. Ingram971
Rush TDs: M. Ingram9
Rec Yds: M. Thomas992
Rec TDs: A. Kamara4
Int: M. Lattimore3
Sacks: C. Jordan10.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5209 (1)
Passing Yards: 3569 (6)
Rushing Yards: 1761 (4)
Points per game: 28.5 (3)
Yards per game: 400.7 (1)
Touchdowns: 38 (3)
Field Goals: 26 (11)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4304 (15)
Passing Yards: 3054 (10)
Rushing Yards: 1486 (19)
Points per game: 20.2 (10)
Yards per game: 331.1 (15)
Touchdowns: 27 (12)
Field Goals: 21 (14)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/12 B. Harris cut
12/12 G. Johnson signed
12/8 D. Parry suspended 4 games (NFL Personal Conduct Policy)
12/4 J. Murray pract. squad add
12/2 D. Harris cut
12/2 G. Griffin active/prac. squad
12/2 A. Maulet active/prac. squad
12/2 C. Fleener on IR concussion
11/29 B. Harris signed
11/29 A. Ellis pract. squad add
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/7 M. Ingram toe (Questionable)
12/7 T. Hendrickson knee (Questionable)
12/7 A. Peat groin (Out)
12/7 M. Lattimore ankle (Questionable)
12/7 M. Williams groin (Questionable)
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