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New Orleans Saints Tom Johnson tackles Atlanta Falcons Michael Turner for a short gain during 1st half action. Curtis Compton, email@example.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’ defensive line:
Matchup Advantage: Falcons
What happened last time: The Saints’ defensive line played a big part in holding the Falcons to 5-of-13 on third downs (31 percent) and came up with a big play on a fourth-and-inches situation in overtime. Rogers had good penetration and Smith slipped through a wide split by tight end Reggie Kelly. The Falcons generated a season-high 481 total yards, but stalled in the red zone and had to settle for three field goals.
Falcons’ starters: Left tackle Will Svitek, left guard Justin Blalock, center Todd McClure, right guard Joe Hawley and right tackle Tyson
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It took a while, but this rivalry has come a long way since both teams entered the league in 1966.
With the NFC South title on the line, the Falcons (9-5) face the New Orleans Saints (11-3) at 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
"I found out very quickly four years ago that this is the biggest rival that the Atlanta Falcons have," Falcons coach Mike Smith...
On Monday the Atlanta Falcons face a quarterback that their own coach said is having an MVP-type year.
While the Falcons might get one regular defensive back back for the key NFC South tilt with division-leading New Orleans, they may go with a relatively untested player at another key position.
Starting left cornerback Brent Grimes, a Pro-Bowler last season, has returned to practice...
Falcons running back Michael Turner bowls over Tennessee Titans Michael Griffin as he bulls his way through the Titans for a long first down run during 2nd quarter action. Curtis Compton / firstname.lastname@example.orgFLOWERY BRANCH — With the NFC South title on the line, the Falcons (9-5) face the New Orleans Saints (11-3) at 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Here is a look...
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...
Nov. 13, 2011 - Atlanta: ---WINNING KICK --- Dejected Atlanta Falcons Jonathan Babineaux, left, and John Abraham, right, walk of the field after the winning field goal kick by New Orleans Saints John Kasay for a 26-23 Saints victory in overtime at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. Curtis Compton email@example.comFLOWERY BRANCH – With the NFC South title on...
New Orleans Saints cornerback Tracy Porter gives back in a big way.
I recently overheard a Falcons fan say he had his team’s Monday night match-up against the Saints circled on his calendar. I chuckled to myself and thought, “Cute.”
You see, I can appreciate the rivalry, the implications and all the hype surrounding the NFC South battle that’s about to go down in the Superdome, but I sadly don’t respect the Falcons enough to spotlight...
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Saints lineman Zach Strief has found an unusual New Orleans restaurant where he can satisfy both his cravings for Creole cooking and his hunger to give back.
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New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma says the Saints never try "to maliciously hurt
anyone," but grabbing powerful, agile running backs like the Vikings' Adrian Peterson around
their ankles is sometimes the best way to tackle them.