Nov 17, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter of a game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the 49ers 23-20. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
It was a close game in the Superdome as the Saints pulled off a last second win against the 49ers, 23-20. However, the Saints were anything but machine-like. They committed early turnovers, which the 49ers capitalized on for 17 first-half points. New Orleans trailed into the 4th quarter and it took everything that the Saints had to battle back for a last-second field goal. It’ll be a short week for the Saints as they face the Falcons on Thursday Night Football. Here are five things we learned from the Saints/49ers game.