The New Orleans Saints couldn't pull it off against the Atlanta Falcons, 24 to 20, on December 19, 1971.

Final

ATL

Falcons

7-6-1

24

NO

Saints

4-8-2

20

Team

ATL

NO

1

7

7

2

3

3

3

0

7

4

14

3

Total

24

20

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

ATL

NO

Falcons

Art Malone 6-yard run (Bill Bell kick)

7

0

Saints

Bob Gresham 6-yard run (Charlie Durkee kick)

7

7

2nd quarter

ATL

NO

Saints

Charlie Durkee 30-yard field goal

7

10

Falcons

Bill Bell 10-yard field goal

10

10

3rd quarter

ATL

NO

Saints

Archie Manning 6-yard run (Charlie Durkee kick)

10

17

4th quarter

ATL

NO

Falcons

Art Malone 1-yard run (Bill Bell kick)

17

17

Saints

Charlie Durkee 36-yard field goal

17

20

Falcons

Ken Burrow 22-yard pass from Bob Berry (Bill Bell kick)

24

20