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The Atlanta Falcons can make the NFC South race interesting if they beat the Saints on Monday night.

Kelvin Hayden could return against New Orleans

Before facing the top-rated offense and top-rated passing attack in the league, the Falcons are doing everything they can to get their secondary back up to full strength. Nickel back Kelvin Hayden has missed the last four games due to a gruesome dislocated toe, but he's angling to be on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome field on Monday night when the Falcons play the Saints. "...

INJURY REPORT: Turner and Nicholas miss practice

110804 Flowery Branch - Atlanta Falcons cornerback Dominique Franks, left, defends against wide receiver Eric Weems during one on one plays at training camp in Flowery Branch on Thursday, August 4, 2011. Curtis Compton FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons are getting second-year cornerback Dominique Franks ready for nickel back action against the Saints because Kelvin...

Ryan can't fall short of the end zone

Each week, Chad Pennington breaks down a dynamic NFL playmaker or scheme, devises a game plan and discusses a strategy for success. This week, Pennington looks into how Matt Ryan and the Falcons offense will attack an aggressive Saints defense in New Orleans. The New Orleans Saints have the top-ranked offense in the league, led by quarterback Drew Brees, who is on pace to break...

Atlanta secondary hopes to limit Brees' damage

A week after manhandling Jacksonville rookie Blaine Gabbert, the Falcons will try to contain Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. Nothing comes easily for Atlanta against Brees. The Saints have won six straight, including a 26-23 overtime victory over the Falcons five weeks ago. It came as no surprise that Brees played a nearly flawless game, improving to 9-2 in the NFC South...

Atlanta Falcons team report: Abraham, Edwards have been playing hobbled

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Matchup: Falcons’ offensive line vs. Saints’ defensive line

New Orleans Saints Tom Johnson tackles Atlanta Falcons Michael Turner for a short gain during 1st half action. Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.comFLOWERY BRANCH — With the NFC South title on the line, the Falcons (9-5) face the New Orleans Saints (11-3) Monday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Here is a look at how the Falcons’ offensive line matches up against the Saints...

Falcons vs Saints – A Q&A With Saints Nation

This week we had a chance to talk with Andrew Juge of Saints – Nation. Who was kind enough to have a sit down with us to discuss the upcoming NFC South battle between the Falcons and Saints. Be sure to check out Saints Nation and follow them on Twitter. BD – The Saints are looking pretty darn good right now. What if anything has changed about your team, since the first time...
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