Originally posted on ajc.com  |  Last updated 12/23/11

ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 08: Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes upfield past London Fletcher #59 of the Washington Redskins at Georgia Dome on November 8, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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 / ccompton@ajc.com FLOWERY 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 at how the Falcons’ running backs match up against the Saints’ linebackers: Matchup advantage: Falcons. What happened last time: The Saints were without Vilma and the Falcons ran for 138 yards on 32 carries for a respectable 4.3 yards per carry. Turner had 96 yards on 22 carries and Rogers had 30 yards on seven carries. The Saints used safety Roman Harper to help in run support. He finished with 13 tackles. Falcons’ starters: Running back Michael Turner and fullback Mike Cox Falcons’ key reserves: Jacquizz Rodgers, Jason Snelling and Antone Smith. Saints’ starters: Strongside linebacker Jo-Lonn …
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