Found November 29, 2012 on
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New Orleans Saints
Opponent: New Orleans Saints
Where: Georgia Dome
Time: 8:20 p.m.
Records: Falcons (10-1, 2-1 in NFC South); Saints (5-6, 2-1).
Point Spread (Danny Sheridan's odds as published in USA Today): Atlanta is favored by 3 12 with an over of 54.
Key Offensive Match-up: In the Falcons' 31-27 loss to New Orleans on Nov. 11, the game came down to the Falcons' having three plays to make one yard to score a touchdown something they could not do late in the fourth quarter. Again, against the NFL's No. 32-ranked run defense, the Falcons will have to make those yards in the critical situations. The last few weeks, the Falcons have played running back Jacquizz Rodgers more snaps than they did earlier in the season and have given him the ball more often as Michael Turner continues to struggle. Turner has 592 yards on the season on track to be his lowest total since joining the Falcons in a year in which he was not limited by injury. In addition, Turner has only averaged better ...
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Boy, did Drew Brees lay an egg against the Atlanta Falcons.
Five interceptions for the first time in his career.
The end of his NFL-record touchdown streak.
And a timing mistake that cost the Saints dearly.
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ATLANTA A lingering media throng is a curious sight following ahistoric sporting event, conversing in hushed tones but bodies and eyes all facing one direction. On Thursday night in the Georgia Dome,those eyes faced the Saints locker room door, each pair straining to spot afuture Hall of Fame quarterback.
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’3 F*CKING POINTS BREES…U GODDAMN SON OF A ***** DICK EATING ASS GOBLIN PERIOD SLURPING DYKE…..F*CK U’ That tweet from @drunkn151er is just a taste of the NSFW nonsense that was sent Drew Brees way after his awful five interception performance. The Falcons won 23-13 in a game that the Saints should’ve won had Brees not completely sh*t the bed.
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The Saints-Falcons rivalry is as legit as they come.
Want proof? On Wednesday night, when the Saints were boarding buses at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, a few Saints players accused airport employees of egging their bus.
The Saints are in town for a Thursday night battle with the Falcons at the Georgia dome.
Check out the tweets below from Jimmy Graham, Chase Daniel...
The Saints and Falcons tangle in Atlanta tonight. And if the game wasn’t big enough, workers at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport apparently egged the charter bus the Saints used when they arrived in Atlanta Wednesday night.
A couple of Saints players took to Twitter to give firsthand accounts of the egging.
Wow, as we’re boarding buses on the Tarmac @ Atlanta airport, we...
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