State NFL roundup: Jameis Winston rallies Saints past Falcons

Quarterback Jameis Winston came out of the sideline medical tent after New Orleans fell behind the Atlanta Falcons by 16 points in the fourth quarter

Trailing 26-10, New Orleans had only one rushing attempt the rest of the game – a 2-point conversion try that failed – as Winston completed 13-of-14 passes for 212 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the fourth quarter.

Winston threw touchdown passes of 3 and 9 yards to wide receiver Michael Thomas with 11:12 and 3:38, respectively, to play as the Saints pulled within two points of the Falcons.

New Orleans started its final possession at its 20-yard line with 48 seconds to play.

After Winston successfully spiked the football to stop the clock after the completion to Johnson, Will Lutz made a 51-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to give New Orleans its one-point margin.

Winston had completed 10-of-20 passes for 57 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions in the first three quarters of the game,

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