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The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons are developing into quite the NFL rivalry, despite what Curtis Lofton may tell you. But while the Falcons have struggled to get the better of the Saints on the field for the most part, they are now looking to prove that their fans have the superior egg throwing skills.
Arriving in Atlanta for their Thursday Night Football game, New Orleans players’ said that while they were on the bus, they were egged by airport workers in Atlanta. Something is starting to smell a bit rotten in this bitter and heated NFC South rivalry.
Take a look at the tweets by a few of the Saints’ players.
Jimmy Graham: “Bus just got egged after landing in ATL by the ramp workers. Classy! “RISE Up” smh”
Chase Daniel: “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!”
Will Herring: ”First time my bus has been egged by opposing fans! should be fun!!”
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Multiple New Orleans Saints players say that workers at Atlanta's airport egged their team bus as they arrived from New Orleans for their upcoming game on Thursday night, according to WWL-TV. Jimmy Graham was among the players, including Chase Daniel and Will Herring, who tweeted about the incident. Bus just got egged after landing in ATL by the ramp workers. Classy!
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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.
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Check out the tweets below from Jimmy Graham, Chase Daniel...
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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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