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Atlanta Falls 24-9 to Saints - Recap

The Falcons were burned by Michael Thomas for 104 receiving yards on Sunday as the Saints picked up a 24-9 win at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 49.5.

Taysom Hill rushed for 51 yards, while Latavius Murray added 49 yards in the win. Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders added 104 and 66 receiving yards respectively.

Todd Gurley II rushed for 26 yards for Atlanta, while Brian Hill added 18 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 232 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Calvin Ridley and Russell Gage had 90 and 58 yards respectively.

Atlanta was outgained by New Orleans 378-248 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-14 by the Saints.

Atlanta lost the time of possession battle 33:41-26:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

New Orleans heads into a Week 12 battle against the Broncos. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Las Vegas.