ATLANTA, Ga. (NBC33) - The New Orleans Saints are going to the playoffs for the second consecutive season. Drew Brees connected with Jimmy Graham with just 3:24 remaining to help the Saints beat the Falcons, 17-14. The win not only guarantees New Orleans a postseason game but it also keeps their NFC South title hopes alive.
The Saints have to beat Tampa Bay and have Carolina upset Atlanta next Sunday for the number one spot and home field advantage in the NFC.
New Orleans(11-4) will host Tampa Bay in the Louisiana Superdome on Sunday.