Found November 29, 2012 on
On Thursday, the New Orleans Saints will take on the Atlanta Falcons in Georgia, with the Saints fighting for their playoff lives against a Super Bowl favorite.
After the Saints landed in Atlanta on Wednesday night ahead of that game, the locals made sure the team knows exactly how they feel about the Saints. According to Twitter reports seemingly corroborated by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the team’s bus leaving Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was actually egged by airport workers.
We don’t have a lot of context for this beyond what the players tweeted out themselves, but the event seems to have been confirmed by several Saints players. In any case, check out a few choice tweets from the incident below.
Wow, as we’re boarding buses on the Tarmac @ Atlanta airport, we start getting eggs thrown @ us by airport workers! Guess they do hate us!
— Chase Daniel (@ChaseDaniel) November 29, 2012
Bus just got egged after landing in ATL by the ramp workers. Classy! “RISE Up” sm...
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Atlanta has been buzzing all week with anticipation for this game, and this incident definitely just cranked it up a few notches. Christian Boone of the Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that the airport workers that egged the New Orleans Saints team bus Wednesday night will be disciplined. It also appears that the egging may have gone unnoticed, if Saints players [...]
The New Orleans Saints bus was allegedly egged...by Atlanta airport employees.
First time my bus has been egged by opposing fans! Tomorrow should be fun!!#WhoDatNation— Will Herring...
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