WATCH: Saints pull off fake field goal to perfection against Colts

Saints coach Sean Payton pulled out his bag of tricks against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

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The New Orleans Saints weren’t willing to settle for a field goal to put them up 3-0 early in Week 7 against the Indianapolis Colts. Instead, they dusted off the fake field goal from their playbook and reaped the rewards.

Holder Luke McCown dropped a beautiful pass to Benjamin Watson for a 25-yard gain to the Colts’ 1. Khiry Robinson then ran in for a touchdown on the next play.


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