The Saints’ second-year wideout made a sensational circus catch within the ultimate week of the common season for a 26-yard landing to provide New Orleans a 24-17 lead over Atlanta in a probably an important NFC South showdown.
Quarterback Derek Carr lofted the move towards Olave on the purpose line, and the previous Ohio State huge receiver tipped the ball to himself and made a bobbling reception after all zone.
Falcons rookie cornerback Clark Phillips III had superb protection, however Olave’s focus and catch had been much more spectacular.
New Orleans (8-8) and Atlanta (7-9) can succeed in the postseason. The Falcons should win in Week 18 and feature the Buccaneers (8-8) lose to clinch their first department name since 2016 and primary postseason berth since 2017.
The Saints have a few paths towards the playoffs, however each come with a win in opposition to the Falcons. They’re going to win the NFC South for the primary time since 2020 with a Bucs loss to the Panthers, however they may be able to additionally succeed in the playoffs as a wild-card staff if the Seahawks and Packers lose within the late-afternoon window.