FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons safety William Moore was named the NFC defensive player of the week after his 13-tackle and two-interception performance in Atlanta’s 23-13 win over the New Orleans Saints last Thursday.
Moore posted one of the best games of his career.
The Falcons defense intercepted Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees five times and held him without a touchdown pass for the first time in 54 games to snap his NFL record streak.
Moore’s second interception of the game came on the Saints final drive sealing the win for Atlanta and putting the Falcons in position to clinch their second NFC South title under Head Coach Mike Smith.
According to coaches’ breakdown,