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Notes from New Orleans Saints-Atlanta Falcons game

Terron Armstead played in his 100th game

New Orleans' record falls to 5-3 with the 27-25 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and have sole possession of second place in the NFC South.

The Saints' regular season record against the Falcons falls to 51-53, their first loss to Atlanta since Nov. 10, 2019.

Coach Sean Payton's regular season record against Atlanta falls to 20-9. Payton's 20 victories against the Falcons remain the most by an NFL head coach against the Falcons.

Payton's record in the month of November is now 38-19.

The Saints extended their streak to 312 regular season games without having been shut out, dating to a 26-20 win at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 6, 2002 at Raymond James Stadium. This is the longest running streak for not being shutout in the NFL.

Tackle Terron Armstead played in his 100th career game (regular season/postseason combined) as New Orleans gained 376 total net yards, the team's second-highest total of the season

Linebacker Demario Davis finished with six tackles (four solo). Davis now has 399 tackles as a Saint in his fourth season with the Black and Gold, needing one more stop to reach 400 for his Saints career.

After returning three punts for 50 yards (16.7 avg.) on Sunday, wide receiver/return specialist Deonte Harty has 654 career punt return yards, surpassing Rich Mauti to move into seventh in club record books. Harris led the team with a career-high six receptions with 52 yards, also bringing back two kickoffs for 51 yards (27.5 avg.).

Quarterback Trevor Siemian went 25-of-41 passing for 249 yards with two scores and zero interceptions. Siemian became the 34th player to start a game at quarterback in Saints franchise history.

Quarterback Taysom Hill went two-of-two passing for 33 yards and rushed one time for four yards. Hill now has 890 career rushing yards, third for a Saints signal-caller behind Archie Manning (2,058) and Aaron Brooks (1,410). Hill needs 110 rushing yards to become the third Saints signal-caller with 1,000 rushing yards.

Running back Mark Ingram II finished with nine rushes for 43 yards and caught five passes for 21 yards. Ingram now has 6,077 career rushing yards as a Saint. With 20 more rushing yards next Sunday at Tennessee, he would surpass Deuce McAllister for first place on the club's all-time rushing yardage list. Ingram is also tied with McAllister for third in club record books with 55 total touchdowns. Additionally, Ingram now only needs 96 total yards from scrimmage to surpass McAllister next Sunday to move into third all-time in franchise history. Ingram also played in his 108th career game as a Saint, moving into a tie for 38th place in club records with running back Dalton Hilliard and kicker John Carney.

Safety Malcolm Jenkins had five tackles (one solo). Jenkins now has 1,254 career tackles, eclipsing the 1,250 mark for his career.

Defensive end Cameron Jordan finished with four tackles (one solo) and one sack. Jordan now has 97.5 career sacks and moves into a tie with Simon Fletcher, Jacob Green, Dexter Manley and Mario Williams for 39th in league history. Jordan needs one sack to move past Joey Porter (98) at 38th all-time.

Defensive end Marcus Davenport posted six tackles (three solo), one sack in the fourth quarter and one forced fumble.

Wide receiver Kevin White had two special teams tackles (one solo) and also had a forced fumble on kickoff coverage.

Running back Alvin Kamara had 13 rushes for 50 yards and a score. Kamara now has 457 rushing yards against Atlanta, surpassing Tampa Bay as the team Kamara has the most rushing yards against. Kamara also caught four passes for 54 yards, totaling 104 yards from scrimmage.

Wide receiver Marquez Callaway caught his fourth career touchdown pass, finishing with three catches for 25 yards.

Wide receiver Kenny Stills had two catches for 30 yards with one touchdown, his first of the 2021 season. Stills now has 4,907 career receiving yards, needing 93 more yards to reach 5,000 for his career.

The New Orleans Saints take on the Atlanta Falcons at the Caesars Superdome in Week 9 of the 2021 NFL season.

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