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Thursday Night Football: Saints vs. Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons defeated the New Orleans Saints, 20-17, in an NFC South showdown on Thursday Night Football in Week 14 of the NFL season.

New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams (26) tackles
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New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams (26) tackles Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (12) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89)
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New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89) runs after a catch against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Dontari Poe, bottom, and
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Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Dontari Poe, bottom, and Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett (97) sack New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) celebrates
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New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) celebrates his interception against Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) with New Orleans Saints cornerback Ken Crawley (20) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) tries
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) tries to make a reception against New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore (23) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta. The pass was incomplete.

New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams (43)
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New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams (43) picks off the ball against Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

Atlanta Falcons free safety Damontae Kazee (27) tackles
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Atlanta Falcons free safety Damontae Kazee (27) tackles New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (11) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) takes
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) takes the field before the first half of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

Devonta Freeman #24 of the Atlanta Falcons carries
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Devonta Freeman #24 of the Atlanta Falcons carries the ball for a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Dec. 7, 2017 in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (11)
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (11) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (59) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13)
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) runs by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford (23) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89)
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New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89) is hit by Atlanta Falcons strong safety Kemal Ishmael (36) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandon Coleman (16)
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandon Coleman (16) makes the catch ahead of Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell (59) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Deion Jones (45) hits
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Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Deion Jones (45) hits New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) celebrates a
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Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) celebrates a defensive play against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13)
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New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (13) makes the catch against Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brian Poole (34) during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Atlanta.

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