Falcons QB on loss to Saints: 'We had multiple opportunities'

The Falcons were clearly the better team through the first three quarters of their Week 1 matchup against the Saints.

Then, right on cue, Atlanta blew a 16-point lead and lost 27-26.

Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota couldn’t stop the bleeding in the fourth quarter, and the offense came up short in the most critical moments of the game.

“The biggest difference was just finishing in the red zone,” said Mariota. 

“We had multiple opportunities to go in there and score touchdowns and put the game away. 

The Falcons converted two of four red-zone possessions against the Saints in Week 1.

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