It was over when ...
Drew Brees passed for 296 yards and three touchdowns, while not being sacked.
(Dave Martin / Associated Press)
Vilma not only ended the game with his clutch tackle, he also stymied the Falcons' second-to-last drive with a key interception of Chris Redman. He finished the game with seven tackles.
The Saints were efficient on third down, finishing 8 of 12 on that crucial down. They converted seven straight at one point, and that allowed New Orleans to control the tempo and find a comfort zone.