New Orleans Saints End Hopes of a Perfect Season

Joe LibrizziContributor IDecember 19, 2009

The New Orleans Saints couldn't keep their perfect season rolling tonight against the Dallas Cowboys.

The Cowboys keeping their playoff hopes alive and December woes behind them came out strong against the undefeated Saints scoring 14 points in the first quarter.

Tony Romo hooked up with Miles Austin for a 49 yard tocuhdown pass for the Cowboys first tocuhdown.  Romo finished 22 for 34 passing with a total of 312 yards in the air and 1 touchdown. 

The Saints made a strong fourth quarter comeback scoring two unanswered touchdowns but it wasn't enough to stay undefeated.  The final score was 24-17.

The Indianapolis Colts are the only undefeated team in the NFL.