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Saints rally behind Siemian but can't complete comeback

Saints Falcons Football
Posted at 3:08 PM, Nov 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-07 19:06:11-05

NEW ORLEANS — Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo's 29-yard field goal spoiled Trevor Siemian's first start for New Orleans as Atlanta won, 27-25, on Sunday, Nov. 7.

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan would launch a 64-yard pass to Cordarrelle Patterson to set up the game-winning field goal.

The Saints trailed 24-6 with 10 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter before scoring 19 unanswered points.

In his debut as a Saints starter, Siemian completed 25 of his 41 passes for 249 yards and two touchdowns. Ryan out-dueled Siemian, throwing for 343 yards and two touchdowns.

New Orleans (5-3) travels to face the Tennessee Titans next Sunday, Nov. 14. The game will kickoff at 12:00 p.m. and will air on CBS.

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