NFL: New Orleans Saints turn back Dallas Cowboys
Posted: 11/25/2010 09:15:58 PM PST
Updated: 11/25/2010 09:15:59 PM PST
As Roy Williams ran toward the end zone, he realized the importance of his breakaway catch-and-run. Just hold onto the ball , he thought, and the Dallas Cowboys would pull off one of their greatest Thanksgiving comebacks. He even switched the ball from one hand to another to make sure he kept it from the defender in front of him.
The guy behind him changed everything.
Malcolm Jenkins snatched the ball from Williams at the 11, ripping it out so forcefully that it wound up against his own stomach. Drew Brees then quickly drove New Orleans 89 yards for the touchdown that put the Saints back ahead with 1:55 left Thursday.
But the drama wasn't done yet in the Saints' 30-27 victory.
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