Saturday, December 19, 2009
Saints Fall Short (Alex)
The New Orleans Saints fell short in a 24-17 loss to Dallas. The Cowboys ended the first quarter leading 14-0. With 8:00 left in the 4th quarter the Saints were trailing 24-17. Then the Cowboys had a 5:44 minute drive and missed the field goal giving the Saints the ball with 2:16 remaining. The Saints drove to the Cowboy 40 yard line and the next play Saints QB Drew Brees was sacked and fumbled the ball and the cowboys recovered it and Kneeled the ball and got away with the Win 24-17. Cowboys QB Tony Romo threw for 22/34, 312 yards, 1 TD. The Cowboys advance to 9-5 and the Saints go to 13-1.