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Mohamed Sanu

Falcons' Deion Jones saves his best for the Saints

Deion Jones can't wait to face the New Orleans Saints again in two weeks.

The Falcons' standout middle linebacker keeps putting up impressive numbers against his hometown team, and he made the play of the game in a 20-17 win Thursday night over the Saints.

Jones was playing man coverage in the closing minutes on tight end Josh Hill when he leapt high in the end zone, intercepted Drew Brees' pass with both hands and closed his eyes as he began falling backward for a big thud against the turf.

"Once I realized I had it, I knew it was going to be a long way down," Jones said with a smile. "I felt my feet in the air and I just wanted to hold onto it. I...