This was a very close game without the services of the the Falcons star QB Matty Ice, who was sidelined with injury. The Falcons scored 1st on a 4 yard TD run by HB Turner. The Saints responded with a 1 yard TD run By Ray Rice in the 2nd. Turner scored again on a 3 yard TD run. Dree Brees then connected with Reggie Bush for a 41 yard TD with :31 seconds left in the half. Saints placekicker Hartley made a 25 yard FG in the 3rd and no points were scored in the 4th. GG Rod.