Saints power two Atlanta Falcons to NFC player of the week awards _lowres

Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant (3) walks off the field after kicking the game-winning field goal against the New Orleans Saints during overtime of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons won in overtime 37-34. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The Falcons won two of the NFC’s three top player awards for Week 1 at the expense of the Saints, the NFL announced Wednesday.