Matt Ryan finds Austin Hooper to give Falcons the lead vs. Saints
Ryan connected with Hooper in the end zone to cap a grueling 17-play, 75 -yard drive, via NFL Twitter:
— NFL (@NFL) November 10, 2019
The extended drive from the Falcons took up a whole eight minutes before Hooper was able to find paydirt. Not only did Ryan put some much-needed points up on the board, but he effectively kept quarterback Drew Brees and the Saints offense off the field for an extended period of time.
If Atlanta is going to try and secure an upset in New Orleans, they will need to try and take a similar approach. Fortunately, the passing game seems more than up to the task. Ryan has done a stellar job of overcoming his ankle injury while Hooper has now hauled in his sixth touchdown of the 2019 NFL season.
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