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Steven Jackson has first TD run as Falcons, Saints tied at 7-7 after 1st quarter

Steven Jackson powered over the line for his first touchdown with Atlanta and Drew Brees responded by leading a 15-play touchdown drive that left the New Orleans Saints tied with the Falcons 7-7 after the first quarter on Thursday night.Jackson's 1-yard touchdown run capped his effective opening drive that gave the Falcons a 7-0 lead.Jackson has struggled at times after missing four games and most of a fifth with a hamstring injury, but the 30-year-old former Rams standout finally ran for his first touchdown with the Falcons.Jackson had five carries for 24 yards on the opening drive, including back-to-back 8-yard runs to start the possession.Matt Ryan's 22-yard pass to Jacquizz Rodgers gave the Falcons a first down at the Saints 9. On second down from the 6, Ryan passed to Darius Johnson, who reached over the goal line for an apparent touchdown. Following a lengthy review, officials said Johnson's knee was down at the 1. Jackson took care of the final yard with his dive over the top.Th...

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