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2013 New Orleans Saints Season In Review, Part 4: Plays That Defined the 2013 Season (The Good)

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Sep 8, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints strong safety Roman Harper (41) intercepts a pass on fourth down during the fourth quarter of a game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Falcons 23-17. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Kenny Vaccaro/Roman Harper Seal the Deal

Way back when, the Saints opened the season against those pesky Atlanta Falcons. The energy and emotions ran at an all-time high, as it marked the return of Coach Sean Payton, and the beginning of the Rob Ryan era on defense. The Saints would be up 23-17 in the fourth quarter with only 3:12 remaining in the game. The Falcons were driving, courtesy of Matt Ryan to Harry Douglas on several occasions. The game would be decided on a fourth down tipped pass by Kenny Vaccaro, and would wind up in the hands of Roman Harper. The win would catapult the Saints in a positive direction.